Liverpool to get ‘stay of execution’ on Unesco status

Liverpool Waterfront

World Heritage Committee advised not to strip city of global accolade - but to keep it on ‘in danger’ list

Liverpool is set to win more time to demonstrate its commitment to preserving the city’s Unesco World Heritage status after being threatened with losing the recognition because of the impact of new developments.

A draft report to this year’s World Heritage Committee meeting, which starts later this month in Bahrain, reacts favourably to measures proposed by the city council and endorsed by Historic England and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.

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