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Once in a generation chance to tear down Hull’s ‘Berlin Wall’

Thursday 22 October 2015: Hull should abandon its plan for a footbridge and take the radical step of reuniting its centre with the Humber by burying a section of the A63.

Griff Rhys Jones launches 2015 Top Ten Most Endangered Buildings list

Tuesday 15 September 2015: Top Ten Most Endangered Victorian and Edwardian Buildings in England and Wales 2015 revealed

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

Tuesday 15 September 2015: 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

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

Tuesday 15 September 2015: 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

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

Tuesday 15 September 2015: 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

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

Tuesday 15 September 2015: The Society urges the Hall’s owner to take action to ensure the building survives

London’s Ladywell Baths on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list

Tuesday 15 September 2015: The Society urges Lewisham Council to redouble its efforts to find a developer able to bring the building back to life

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

Tuesday 15 September 2015: 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.

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

Tuesday 15 September 2015: The Society urges the owners to come forward with a development scheme before this important building is lost

Kinmel Hall in Conwy on Top Ten Most Endangered Buildings list

Tuesday 15 September 2015: The Society urges Kinmel's British Virgin Islands registered owner Acer Properties, which has owned the building since 2011, to come forward with firm plans for Kinmel’s future

Carlisle hotel on Top Ten Most Endangered Buildings list

Tuesday 15 September 2015: Investment is desperately needed to save this important city centre building currently languishing in the hands of the Queen’s Crown Estate Solicitors

Brighton’s Madeira Terrace on Top Ten Most Endangered Buildings

Tuesday 15 September 2015: Brighton Council wants entire replacement of is said to be the world's longest cast iron structure. The Society urges the Council to retain as much of the original structure as possible.

Victorian pub first building to be listed for LGBTQ significance

Wednesday 9 September 2015: The Victorian Royal Vauxhall Tavern is the first ever UK building to be listed because of its significance to LGBTQ history and heritage

Community group takes ownership of the Ancoats Dispensary

Tuesday 8 September 2015: Ancoats Dispensary Trust take possession of Manchester's Ancoats Dispensary.

Sheffield’s ‘Nelson’s Column’ must be re-erected in new retail quarter

Friday 21 August 2015: We are urging Sheffield City Council to re-instate its Crimean War Memorial as part of a £480 million redevelopment and have started an online petition to enable the public to show their support.

Lime Street plans could further endanger World Heritage Site

Wednesday 12 August 2015: Disappointment over Liverpool Council’s decision to approve controversial plans to demolish historic Lime Street buildings including the locally listed 1912 Futurist cinema.

New legal challenge to school plans for Conan Doyle’s former home

Tuesday 28 July 2015: A campaigner has launched a fresh legal challenge to Waverley Borough Council’s decision to approve controversial plans to turn Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s former home,‘Undershaw’, into a special school.

Huddersfield’s Dalton Grange listed

Thursday 23 July 2015: Victorian country house, Dalton Grange, which was set to be demolished under plans submitted to the Council, has now received Grade II-listing following an application supported by the Victorian Society.

Battersea pub demolished without permission

Tuesday 14 July 2015: We urge the Council to reject the developer’s subsequent application for retrospective planning permission.

Act swiftly to restore burnt historic church

Tuesday 23 June 2015: The tragic fire at William Burges’ All Saint’s Church in Fleet, Hampshire, should not be the end for the town’s best building.

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