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Saving buildings

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.


EW Godwin building demolished in Bristol

Friday 27 March: The Homes and Community Agency has demolished an EW Godwin Building in Britsol

Porter's bar

Piccadilly’s listed porter’s rest stolen?

Friday 27 March: A Grade II-listed ‘porter’s rest’ has disappeared from the streets of London’s busy west end.

Smithfield General Market

Victorian Society welcomes idea of Museum of London move to Smithfield General Market

Friday 27 March: The Victorian Society has welcomed, in principle, the Museum of London’s ambition to move into Smithfield General Market by 2021.

Saint Phillip and Saint Jacob’s schools, Bristol

Mayor must save one of famous Bristol architect’s last remaining works from demolition

Wednesday 18 March: The Victorian Society is calling on the Mayor of Bristol, George Ferguson, to step in to save the former Avon Ambulance Service headquarters in the Old Market Bristol was designed by the eminent Bristol architect, E W Godwin.

St Columb Rectory

Cornwall Council petitioned to save Victorian architectural gem

Thursday 12 March: The Victorian Society has today launched a petition urging Cornwall Council to ensure that this irreplaceable Cornish architectural gem is saved.

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