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The Victorian Society’s listing application for The Old Windmill pub in Birmingham was rejected on the 21st of May. This leaves the pub, the last on the historic Dudley Road, at risk of demolition despite a recent notification of demolition being withdrawn.
The Victorian Society welcomes the sale of Kinmel Hall from Acer Properties Ltd at auction last week for £950,000. Rumors on Twitter suggest that a local family has bought the property.
The Victorian Society urges South Cambridgeshire District Council to refuse plans to demolish a large house built in 1850 used until recently as Hotel Felix.
After an apparent error by Historic England led to the delisting of Carham Hall the Victorian Society has successfully secured its relisting to end demolition plans. We are very grateful for the help of Matthew Wood who also submitted his own listing application and provided research to support ours.
The Victorian Society’s Birmingham and West Midland’s group announce their annual Conservation Award...
The Victorian Society urges Grade I-listed Kinmel Hall’s owners, Acer Properties Ltd BVI to work with Conwy Council to find a suitable buyer and prevent the historic mansion from falling further into ruin.
The Victorian Society is fighting to stop the partial demolition of the only known surviving example of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s solo architectural design and perhaps the only building incorporating spiritualist ideas into bricks and mortar.
Camden Council have recently approved plans to demolish the low-rise 1930s Belgrove House, and replace it with a 5-part 10 storey building, harming the setting of the Grade I-listed St Pancras.
After the Mayor of London reopens his decision, the Victorian Society urges him to stop the tower being built, highlighting its environmental impact.
The City of London’s Planning and Transportation Committee has given the green light to the 55 Gracechurch Street skyscraper, on the edge of the City’s high-rise cluster and adjacent to many listed and historic buildings.
The Victorian Society is calling for Preston City Council to refuse plans to alter one of the finest examples of Greek Revival architecture in the country.
High-rise development by Texan billionaire raises major concerns over the damage to Brixton’s historic environment.
Planning permission for a 51-storey development in central Birmingham has been quashed due to the council’s failure to disclose our objection to the planning committee.
The Victorian Society has requested a call in over plans to build an incongruously large development in Exeter that would overshadow the surrounding low-rise historic townscape.
The Victorian Society is the latest national body calling for Worcester City Council to reject Lowesmoor redevelopment plans. These would demolish historic buildings in a conservation area including a former music hall long associated with the male impersonating star, Vesta Tilley. The Society is in the process of submitting listing applications to help ensure their survival.