• Dave Harmon, PW editor

Wales | Historic slate-producing landscape to be UK’s nominee for WH status in 2019

The shattered slate quarry landscape of north-west Wales is to be nominated for world heritage status, a distinction enjoyed by sites such as the Great Barrier Reef, the Taj Mahal and the abandoned southern African kingdom of Mapungubwe.

The UK government can put forward one site per calendar year to be considered for Unesco world heritage site status and on Tuesday the heritage minister Michael Ellis announced that it would be Gwynedd’s slate landscape.

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