Ledbury, a small and vibrant medieval market town in Herefordshire, sits in a beautiful part of England amidst tranquil countryside, with gorgeous sunsets and half-timbered buildings. It is much loved by residents and visitors alike, with a long and distinguished heritage. Ledbury has been an important centre of trade and religious life for more than 1,000 years, and care and love is lavished on its continuing importance. A BBC Radio 4 listeners' poll voted Ledbury's town centre amongst the top four of Britain's favourites. Starting with compass points in the direction of the centre and ending up where it all began, Ledbury Through Time invites you to experience the fascinating history of this special Herefordshire town. These pictures of Ledbury old and new, all with informative captions, tell the story of the town.
Michael Lever is a commercial property surveyor. From September 2009 to May 2011, he was Chairman and director of Ledbury and District Civic Society. He is the founder of the Ledbury History Society. He has served on the committees of several organisations and written many articles for Estates Gazette, Law Society's Gazette, Solicitors' Journal, Chartered Surveyor, Arbitrator, Estates Times, The Grocer, Ledbury Reporter, Financial Times, Property Law Bulletin, Central (Institute of Directors), Investor's Chronicle, Property Week, and Retail Week. He has several previous publications including How to do a Rent Review and How to Read an Auction Catalogue. He lives in Ledbury.