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All Souls Church, Hastings, East Sussex

Wednesday 8 October: Grade II*-listed church at risk of demolition

Tonedale Mill, Somerset

Wednesday 8 October: Plans to redevelop the site fell through during the recession, but as the housing market recovers, is a sensitive housing scheme now viable?

Abney Park Cemetery Chapel, Stoke Newington

Wednesday 8 October: 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

Crumlin Navigation Colliery

Wednesday 8 October: A nationally important, nearly complete, complex of both Grade II* and II buildings. Plans for use as community hub at risk due to pollution

Trentham Hall, Staffordshire

Wednesday 8 October: 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

Sheffield’s missing Crimean War Monument

Wednesday 8 October: 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.

Grade II*-listed chapel in Kensington under threat

Tuesday 2 September: The Victorian Society is strongly objecting to an application to convert an important Grade II*–listed chapel into a single luxury home.

Special Casework Appeal

Wednesday 27 August: The Victorian Society invites you to contribute to our Special Casework Appeal - help us continue to fight major campaigns such as Smithfield effectively.

The Daily Telegraph publishes our call to protect London’s heritage

Wednesday 20 August: The Daily Telegraph has published a letter from the Victorian Society’s Director, Chris Costelloe, calling for London to protect its architectural heritage.

The Victorian Society welcomes its new Media Officer

Thursday 14 August: The Victorian Society is delighted to welcome Joe O’Donnell to his new role as our Media Officer.

Remembering William Butterfield – 7 September

Thursday 14 August: Celebrate the 200th anniversary of William Butterfield's birth.

Pickles throws out Smithfield plans

Tuesday 8 July: The Victorian Society welcomes Secretary of State’s decision

Bristol’s heritage at risk as Ebenezer Chapel and Avonvale School face demolition

Tuesday 10 June: The east of Bristol is on the verge of losing two fine Victorian buildings typical of Bristol’s rich architectural heritage

Nominate your favourite most endangered buildings in England and Wales for our 2014 Top Ten

Thursday 5 June: Send us your nominations by Friday 4 July

The Victorian Society calls on Stoke to save Arts & Crafts school in Penkhull

Thursday 22 May: Penkhull Infants' School, a fine Victorian school building, is facing demolition

Buccleuch Hotel in Kettering threatened with demolition

Thursday 3 April: The Buccleuch Hotel in Kettering, a fine late Victorian building at risk of demolition

Hartlepool’s Tunstall Court threatened with complete demolition

Tuesday 25 March: Years of neglect have allowed this handsome and important building to be vandalised

Cardiff Council threatens to demolish part of Coal Exchange

Thursday 27 February: Grade II* listed landmark a symbol of Wales’s 19th Century commercial heyday needs sympathetic repair, not demolition and redevelopment

Victorian Society applies for Smithfield General Market and Fish Market to be listed

Monday 10 February: New listing application submitted for these threatened buildings

Public inquiry into proposed partial demolition of Smithfield General Market to start on Tues 11 Feb

Thursday 6 February: The Victorian Society and SAVE Britain’s Heritage defend Smithfield General Market, Annex and Red House

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