Miners in South Africa. © Steve Colwill Collection.
 

 


The Cornish Mining World Heritage Site Bid Partnership

The Cornish Mining World Heritage Site Bid Partnership is the grouping to which the Bid Team reports progress and key results during the Bid Project, its meetings additionally providing a regular opportunity for feedback from the project partners. This group, which will submit the Bid on behalf of the people of Cornwall and West Devon represents 73 organisations ranging from local authorities, national agencies, funding bodies, academic and research bodies, landowners, and mining companies to all those concerned with the future of the mining heritage of the area, including 126 individuals. 

Within the organisations listed below are many experts with specific interests in or knowledge of mining, engineering, social and local history, many of which are members of our Technical and Area Panels.

The Partnership continues to grow and the list below will be updated regularly. Please click on these links to access individual organisationís websites. If your links are incorrect or missing, please contact the project office.

Cornwall County Council Devon County Council Penwith District Council Kerrier District Council
Carrick District Council Restormel Borough Council North Cornwall District Council Caradon District Council
West Devon Borough Council Dartmoor National Park Authority Tamar Valley AONB
Cornwall Enterprise Department of Culture Media and Sport Government Office South West Objective 1 Office (Cornwall)
Objective 2 Office (South West) South West Regional Development Agency British Geological Survey
Countryside Agency CERES Secretariat ICOMOS UK The International Committee for the Conservation of the Industrial Heritage (TICCIH)
English Heritage (London and Bristol) English Nature Environment Agency Farming and Rural Conservation Agency (DEFRA)
Association for Industrial Archaeology Calstock Local History Group and Calstock Parish Archive Trust Pendeen Community Heritage Camborne School of Mines (Exeter University)
Caradon Mines Research Group Carn Brea Mining Society Carn Brea Protection Group CMB Associates
Cornish Buildings Group Cornish Chamber of Mines and Minerals Cornish Institute of Engineers Cornish Mining Development Association
Cornish Stannary Parliament Cornwall Heritage Trust Cornwall Industrial Archaeology Advisory Group Cornwall RIGS Group
Cornwall Wildlife Trust County Land and Business Association Devon Archaeological Society Devon Wildlife Trust
Duchy of Cornwall East Cornwall Mining History Association Federation of Old Cornwall Societies Georgian Group
Goonvean Ltd. Gorsedd Kernow IMERYS Institute of Cornish Studies (Exeter University)
Kaolin and Ball Clay Association (UK) Mineral Tramways Partnership Morwellham and Tamar Valley Trust National Farmers Union
Plymouth Caving Group Plymouth Mining and Minerals Club Poldice Valley Trust Royal Geological Society of Cornwall
Russell Society St. Aubyn Estate St Just Mines Research Group Stoke Climsland Parish Archive
Tamar Mines and Minerals Research Group The National Trust The Royal Cornwall Museum Transcroft Ltd. Poldark Mine
The Trevithick Society The Trevithick Trust Tregothnan Estate Victorian Society
       

The Officer Working Group

The Officer Working Group is made up of funding partners and national agencies. Its role is to steer the Bid process and oversee project management on behalf of the Bid Partnership. Its membership is as follows:
 

Cornwall County Council Devon County Council Penwith District Council Kerrier District Council
Carrick District Council Restormel Borough Council Caradon District Council North Cornwall District Council
West Devon Borough Council Tamar Valley AONB National Trust English Heritage
Dept. of Culture Media and Sport ICOMOS UK SWERDA Institute of Cornish Studies
English Nature Cornish mining organisations
 

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