Here's the latest news of our campaigns
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Thursday 12 March: The Victorian Society has today launched a petition urging Cornwall Council to ensure that this irreplaceable Cornish architectural gem is saved.
Wednesday 4 March: The Victorian Society argues that the issues should be coolly considered after the next election.
Wednesday 4 March: The Victorian Society has warned that the demolition of the former school of the internationally famous artist David Hockney illustrates a wider trend of demolition of Victorian and Edwardian school buildings across the country.
Friday 20 February: The Victorian Society stresses that any revised designs should seriously address the concerns raised by objectors and not just tinker at the edges of the existing design.
Thursday 12 February: The award is intended to draw attention to the high quality conservation work done by architects and other groups across the region.
Monday 9 February: Simply text VICT00 followed by either £1, £2, £3, £4, £5 or £10 to 70070.
Thursday 5 February: The Victorian Society has expressed its disappointment over Waverley Borough Council’s decision to approve controversial plans to turn Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s former home,‘Undershaw’, into a special school
Wednesday 4 February:
Tune in to Inside Out London on BBC One at 7.30pm on 9th February 2015 to hear our Director, Christopher Costelloe, discussing the Euston Arch.
Tuesday 3 February: The Victorian Society is continuing to strongly oppose plans to turn Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s former home,‘Undershaw’, into a special school – despite some modifications to the plans.
Wednesday 28 January: A Church of England court has clarified that old church fonts do not need to be buried when they are replaced.
Tuesday 13 January: The Victorian Society is urging the public to sign a petition asking Tower Hamlets Council to locally list Spiegelhalter's in Whitechapel.
Thursday 8 January: Emergency repair work is expected to begin on Swansea’s historic Palace Theatre which was included in our Top Ten Most Endangered Buildings 2013.
Wednesday 7 January:
The Victorian Society has welcomed the news that repair work will begin on Cowes' historic hammerhead crane.
Monday 15 December 2014: The applications would cause substantial harm to the setting of designated heritage assets, including listed buildings and conservation areas. Furthermore, the design of the tall buildings is not of a quality commensurate with the great prominence they would have on London's skyline.
Sunday 14 December 2014: The Victorian Society, English Heritage and other heritage groups have voiced their objections to the latest plans to turn Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s former home in Surrey, ‘Undershaw’, into a special school
Thursday 11 December 2014:
Stuck for gift ideas? Don’t know what to buy someone who has everything? Why not give a gift that will last longer than an entire year – membership of the Victorian Society. Memberships bought now will last until the end of February 2016! That’s nearly three months for free.
Thursday 11 December 2014: Redditch’s Headless Cross Church will see just one more Christmas if Redditch Borough Council approves plans to demolish it and replace it with housing. The Victorian Society is urging people to object to the application online or face losing the locally listed landmark forever.
Tuesday 9 December 2014: The Victorian Society has welcomed, in principle, the news that the Museum of London may move into Smithfield General Market.
Thursday 20 November 2014: Birmingham City Council has promptly responded to the Victorian Society’s call to appoint a second conservation officer and is now advertising a vacancy.
Wednesday 19 November 2014: Manchester Council should work with Britannia Hotels to ensure that the Grade-II*-listed London Road fire station, which has laid largely empty since 1986, is repaired and brought back into use within a strict time frame.