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Industrial society's cultural heritage

The historical heritage of industrial society is part of our culture and our identity. Industrial operations have shaped whole regions and communities. Industry has made its mark on both rural and urban areas, and in working environments as well as in home construction. Industrialisation has had a huge influence on people’s working conditions, their domestic life and leisure, and even the way they think.

Machinery, environments and people

It is essential to have an overall perspective when looking at our industrial heritage. Machinery, factories and their environment are interwoven with the people who lived there in the past and those who live there today, as well as the working conditions and living patterns which industry has given rise to.

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Updated: 2017-08-01 13:52