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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.

Crimean Monument Sheffield

Sheffield’s ‘Nelson’s Column’ must be re-erected in new retail quarter

Friday 21 August: We are urging Sheffield City Council to re-instate its Crimean War Memorial as part of a £480 million redevelopment and have started an online petition to enable the public to show their support.

The Futurist, Liverpool

Lime Street plans could further endanger World Heritage Site

Wednesday 12 August: Disappointment over Liverpool Council’s decision to approve controversial plans to demolish historic Lime Street buildings including the locally listed 1912 Futurist cinema.


New legal challenge to school plans for Conan Doyle’s former home

Tuesday 28 July: A campaigner has launched a fresh legal challenge to Waverley Borough Council’s decision to approve controversial plans to turn Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s former home,‘Undershaw’, into a special school.

Dalton Grange

Huddersfield’s Dalton Grange listed

Thursday 23 July: Victorian country house, Dalton Grange, which was set to be demolished under plans submitted to the Council, has now received Grade II-listing following an application supported by the Victorian Society.

Alchemist Battersea 2

Battersea pub demolished without permission

Tuesday 14 July: We urge the Council to reject the developer’s subsequent application for retrospective planning permission.

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