Mo Cooper

Mo Cooper
Committee Member for the East Midlands
Mo Cooper is a community historian specialising in urban heritage. Her recent projects include her role as heritage officer for the major refurbishment of 75 acres of Grade 2* listed Victorian Gardens in inner-city St Anns, Nottingham, a community archaeology project, and a Deaf Heritage project.

She was awarded an MA in History from the Centre for Urban History at the University of Leicester (2006), where her specialist interest was urban housing provision.

She is a founder member of the Nottingham Women’s History Group, and volunteers on other history projects and initiatives in Nottingham. Her interests include the heritage of communities of interest and the built environment.

Mo previously worked in social housing provision, working in the ground-breaking Liverpool Housing Co-operative movement of the 1970s through to inner-city regeneration in London in the 1980s and 90s.

Mo has also spent many years working in the equalities sector including Women and Manual Trades and the Nottinghamshire Domestic Violence Forum.


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