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Ipswich’s Tolly Cobbold brewery on Top Ten Most Endangered Buildings list

The Society urges the owners to come forward with a development scheme before this important building is lost


    Hunslet Mill and Victoria Works in Leeds on Top Ten Most Endangered Buildings list

    The Society urges the owners, who have left the site unused for nearly twenty years, to propose a development scheme before it is too late.


      London’s Ladywell Baths on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list

      The Society urges Lewisham Council to redouble its efforts to find a developer able to bring the building back to life


        Overstone Hall, Northampton, on Top Ten Most Endangered Buildings list

        The Society urges the Hall’s owner to take action to ensure the building survives


          Sheerness Boat Store, Kent, on Top Ten Most Endangered Buildings list

          The Society urges the owners of the Grade I-listed building seek inspiration from the way former naval buildings are re-used at Chatham Dockyard to find a future use the building


            Wolverhampton’s St Luke’s Church on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list

            The Society urges the Church to redouble its efforts to find someone willing to take on the building rather than closing it and leaving it empty indefinitely


              Weston-super-Mare’s Birnbeck Pier on Top Ten Most Endangered Buildings list

              The Society urges the Council to work with the pier’s owner and the Birnbeck Regeneration Trust to quickly establish a planning brief for development before it is too late


                Griff Rhys Jones launches 2015 Top Ten Endangered Buildings list

                Top Ten Endangered Victorian and Edwardian Buildings in England and Wales 2015 revealed


                  Sheffield’s missing Crimean War Monument

                  This tribute to Britain’s war dead has been broken up and placed in storage for over ten years, the column feared lost. We call on Sheffield Council to set out its plans for the monument in time for Remembrance Day.


                    Trentham Hall, Staffordshire

                    Once part of England’s grandest country houses, mostly demolished in 1912 due to pollution in the River Trent, the remains give an idea of the Hall’s former glory but are in a very poor state


                      Crumlin Navigation Colliery

                      A nationally important, nearly complete, complex of both Grade II* and II buildings. Plans for use as community hub at risk due to pollution


                        Abney Park Cemetery Chapel, Stoke Newington

                        The oldest surviving non-denominational chapel in Europe, and Hosking’s only surviving public building, is now a picturesque ruin on the brink of being lost without immediate action


                          Tonedale Mill, Somerset

                          Plans to redevelop the site fell through during the recession, but as the housing market recovers, is a sensitive housing scheme now viable?


                            All Souls Church, Hastings, East Sussex

                            Grade II*-listed church at risk of demolition


                              Cardiff Coal Exchange

                              Declared unsafe and in imminent danger of collapse by Cardiff Council in 2013, a thorough heritage assessment is urgently needed


                                Hartlepool’s former Wesley Chapel

                                Prominent Grade II-listed landmark deteriorating while awaiting hotel conversion


                                  Greengate Public Baths, Salford

                                  Action needed to save this rare survival of a handsome early public baths designed by one of Manchester’s best 19th century architects


                                    Hammerhead crane, Isle of Wight

                                    Giant cantilever crane in Cowes used for the production of naval warships


                                      Top Ten Most Endangered Buildings 2014 revealed

                                      The Victorian Society annouces the Top Ten following a national appeal for nominations


                                        Palace Theatre, Plymouth

                                        Flamboyant theatre, one of Plymouth's finest buildings, continues to decay



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