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Victorian and Edwardian buildings are irreplaceable, cherished, diverse, beautiful, familiar and part of our everyday life. The Victorian Society is the champion for these buildings. Read about what we do.

Spigelhalter's 2

‘London’s best visual joke’ threatened by developers

Tuesday 13 January: The Victorian Society is urging the public to sign a petition asking Tower Hamlets Council to locally list Spiegelhalter's in Whitechapel.

Palace Theatre, Swansea

Emergency repairs to Swansea’s Palace Theatre

Thursday 8 January: Emergency repair work is expected to begin on Swansea’s historic Palace Theatre which was included in our Top Ten Most Endangered Buildings 2013.

Hammerhead Crane Cowes Isle of Wight

Crane featured in our Top Ten Most Endangered Buildings 2014 to be repaired

Wednesday 7 January: The Victorian Society has welcomed the news that repair work will begin on Cowes' historic hammerhead crane.

Bishopsgate Goodsyard

Strong objections to Bishopsgate Goodsyard plans

Monday 15 December: The applications would cause substantial harm to the setting of designated heritage assets, including listed buildings and conservation areas. Furthermore, the design of the tall buildings is not of a quality commensurate with the great prominence they would have on London's skyline.


Heritage groups warn that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s former home may lose its listed status

Sunday 14 December: The Victorian Society, English Heritage and other heritage groups have voiced their objections to the latest plans to turn Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s former home in Surrey, ‘Undershaw’, into a special school

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