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Fisons Factory fire


Suffolk's historic Fisons Factory destroyed in a major fire.

Towering office block would be a shattering blow to Southwark’s industrial heritage


Proposed high-rise development put forward by the developers of the Shard raises major concerns over the loss of Southwark’s industrial heritage.

The Birmingham & West Midlands group of the Victorian Society donates £2000 to Birmingham Cathedral restoration project


Funded by event ticket sales, the Birmingham and West Midlands group was able to donate £2000 to the Divine Beauty Appeal, a campaign to restore the stained-glass windows at Birmingham Cathedral.

Save the Still and Star!


The historic Still & Star pub in Aldgate, dating back to the 1800s, faces demolition with a new bid to replace it with an office block.

Presentation to winner of 2017 Conservation Award

A presentation ceremony has taken place for the winner of the Victorian Society’s 2017 Birmingham & West Midlands Conservation Award, Green Lane Masjid.

Save Conan Doyle’s last building from demolition

The only surviving building designed by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle could be demolished for new residential units if a planning application gets consent.

Fight for Bath Abbey pews culminates in Consistory Court hearing

The Consistory Court hearing concerning the permanent removal of Bath Abbey’s pews will commence today.

Irresponsible development razes Tudno Castle Hotel

The Grade II-listed Tudno Castle Hotel in Llandudno is set to be completely demolished after botched planning has left it structurally unstable.

Grade I St Botolph’s to keep chancel fixtures following heritage battle


Much of the Victorian interiors of the chancel of St Botolph’s Church in Longthorpe are to be retained following a protracted legal battle between the parish and The Victorian Society.

Defeat for Bath’s heritage as Abbey pew removal is permitted


The Chancellor of the Diocese of Bath and Wells has granted permission for Bath Abbey to permanently remove its fine nave pews, despite opposition from the Victorian Society.

Not over yet: Victorian Society appeals against Bath Abbey judgement


The Victorian Society have applied for leave to appeal against the recent judgement in favour of removing the nave pews from Bath Abbey.

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


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


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

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


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


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?

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