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Save our gasholders! Iconic skyline at The Oval at risk of being lost

03/12/2017

A trio of gasholders best known for providing the backdrop to The Oval cricket ground are at risk from a new planning application.

Griff Rhys Jones appointed President of the Victorian Society

02/12/2017

The Victorian Society is delighted to announce the appointment of Griff Rhys Jones as its new President.

West Midlands Group 2017 Conservation Award winner announced

01/12/2017

The winner of the Victorian Society’s 2017 Birmingham & West Midlands Conservation Award has been named as the former Green Lane Public Library and Baths, now the Green Lane Masjid and Community Centre.

Fison’s Fertiliser Factory in Bramford, Suffolk on 2017 Top 10 Endangered Buildings list

Urgent work needed to save important part of Victorian industrial history

New Tiger’s Head pub in South East London on 2017 Top 10 Endangered Buildings list

12/09/2017

Important pub on Lee High Road (Lewisham/Greenwich borders) with extravagant terracotta facade in urgent need of a sensitive regeneration plan

Victorian Society marks 10 years of endangered buildings campaign with new top 10 list

12/09/2017

National architecture charity the Victorian Society has released its annual Top 10 Endangered Buildings list which recognises at-risk Victorian and Edwardian buildings and structures throughout England and Wales

Chance’s Glassworks in Smethwick on 2017 Top 10 Endangered Buildings list

Skip hire firm uses nationally historic former glassworks site for processing rubbish


    Derby’s Great Northern Railway Warehouse Derby on 2017 Top 10 Endangered Buildings list

    Derbyshire railway warehouse left derelict for an unbelievable 50 years and at tipping point


      Feversham Street First School on 2017 Top 10 Endangered Buildings list

      Surely a new, permanent use for this fine Grade II* building could be found?


        Ince-in-Makerfield cemetery chapels near Wigan on 2017 Top 10 Endangered Buildings list

        Greater Manchester Gothic chapels designed by Alfred Waterhouse, architect of the Natural History Museum, in very dire state

        Folkestone’s Leas Pavilion on 2017 Top 10 Endangered Buildings list

        Former Edwardian tea rooms/theatre/snooker hall with Art Nouveau windows seeks long term future


          St Andrew’s Church in Huddersfield on 2017 Top 10 Endangered Buildings list

          Fine Crossland church forgotten & at risk of decay, vandals & nesting birds

          St Helen’s Cannington bottle shop on 2017 Top 10 Endangered Buildings list

          Cannington Shaw no.7 Bottle Shop in St Helen's is all that remains the "largest bottle-making factory in the country"

          Top Ten endangered buildings list highlights neglect outside South East

          All the buildings in the Top Ten are in real risk of being lost if action is not taken in the immediate future

          Cardiff’s old Bute Road Station on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list

          The Society hopes Cardiff Council will work with the owner to develop plans for reusing the Cardiff’s Grade II*-listed old Bute Road Station which was instrumental in the development of modern Cardiff.


            Philip Webb’s Red Barns in Redcar on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list

            Former home of pioneering Victorian explorer Gertrude Bell at risk after developer's plans for housing stall


              Wakefield’s Clayton Hospital on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list

              Wakefield Grammar School Foundation which owns buildings around Clayton Hospital urged to withdraw planning application for total demolition of the hospital and to reuse fine hospital building


                Stafford’s Old Library on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list

                Stafford Borough Council urged to consider compulsory purchase and transfer to the community group to reopen the building as a multi-purpose arts/cultural hub


                  Preston’s Mount Street Hospital on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list

                  Sensitive plans urgently needed for Preston's former orphanage for destitute girls and later convalescent home



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