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Saving buildings

Victorian and Edwardian buildings are irreplaceable, cherished, diverse, beautiful, familiar and part of our everyday life. The Victorian Society fights for these buildings. Read about what we do.

Eldon Grove

Plan to build in courtyard of listed Liverpool social housing opposed

Friday 23 September: The Society has objected to plans to build over the courtyard to the front of the surviving Eldon Grove Labourers’ Dwellings in Liverpool

Preston Mount Street Hospital 2

Top Ten endangered buildings list highlights neglect outside South East

Wednesday 14 September: All the buildings in the Top Ten are in real risk of being lost if action is not taken in the immediate future

Barnstaple Oliver Buildings

Barnstaple’s Oliver Buildings on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list

Tuesday 13 September: Former Arts & Crafts furniture factory's owner urged to act to avoid further decay after rejecting local building preservation trust offer

Chester Boughton St Paul

St Paul’s Church, Chester on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list

Tuesday 13 September: Grade II* church on the banks of the Dee with stunning interior and stained glass in process of closing while slowly deteriorating

Grimsby Victoria Mill

Grimsby mill tower on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list

Tuesday 13 September: Action needed to secure future of silo tower at Victoria Mills

Wigan Rylands Mill

Wigan cotton mill on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list

Tuesday 13 September: Rylands Mill which has been lying derelict since the early 2000s now needs a new owner to secure its future

Upholland St Joseph Seminary

St Joseph’s Seminary near Wigan on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list

Tuesday 13 September: St Joseph's Seminary in Upholland, Lancashire needs new purpose to avoid decaying further

Preston Mount Street Hospital

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

Tuesday 13 September: Sensitive plans urgently needed for Preston's former orphanage for destitute girls and later convalescent home

Stafford Oold Library

Stafford’s Old Library on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list

Tuesday 13 September: 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

Wakefield Clayton Hospital

Wakefield’s Clayton Hospital on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list

Tuesday 13 September: 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

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