Michael Taylor is a professional town planner and urban conservation specialist. He worked for over twenty years as a local authority planner and conservation officer with Leicester City Council. He then spent thirteen years working with English Heritage, the government’s advisory body on the historic built environment in England, as a Historic Areas Adviser.
Michael now practices independently as Michael Taylor Conservation and Planning carrying out commissions for public and private clients.
Michael Taylor is an Honorary Fellow in the Centre for Urban History at the University of Leicester and has taught Conservation in Practice and Urban Sustainability on the MA Urban Conservation programme.
Michael has a BA degree in Sociology, a Postgraduate Diploma in Town Planning and an MA degree in Architectural Conservation. He is a member of the Royal Town Planning Institute and the Institute for Historic Building Conservation.