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St Helen’s Cannington bottle shop on 2017 Top 10 Endangered Buildings list

Tuesday 12 September 2017: Cannington Shaw no.7 Bottle Shop in St Helen's is all that remains the "largest bottle-making factory in the country"

St Andrew’s Church in Huddersfield on 2017 Top 10 Endangered Buildings list

Tuesday 12 September 2017: Fine Crossland church forgotten & at risk of decay, vandals & nesting birds

Folkestone’s Leas Pavilion on 2017 Top 10 Endangered Buildings list

Tuesday 12 September 2017: Former Edwardian tea rooms/theatre/snooker hall with Art Nouveau windows seeks long term future

Ince-in-Makerfield cemetery chapels near Wigan on 2017 Top 10 Endangered Buildings list

Tuesday 12 September 2017: Greater Manchester Gothic chapels designed by Alfred Waterhouse, architect of the Natural History Museum, in very dire state

Llanelli’s Buckley’s Brewery Maltings on 2017 Top 10 Endangered Buildings list

Tuesday 12 September 2017: One of the world's first breweries to produce canned beer empty and derelict for almost 20 years

Feversham Street First School on 2017 Top 10 Endangered Buildings list

Tuesday 12 September 2017: Surely a new, permanent use for this fine Grade II* building could be found?

Derby’s Great Northern Railway Warehouse Derby on 2017 Top 10 Endangered Buildings list

Tuesday 12 September 2017: Derbyshire railway warehouse left derelict for an unbelievable 50 years and at tipping point

Chance’s Glassworks in Smethwick on 2017 Top 10 Endangered Buildings list

Tuesday 12 September 2017: Skip hire firm uses nationally historic former glassworks site for processing rubbish

Bristol landmark could be bulldozed for student flats

Wednesday 16 August 2017: One of the oldest hospital buildings in the country is under threat of total demolition as part of controversial plans for a large-scale student development in Bristol town centre.

Demolition of listed pump house would make a mockery of Hull’s maritime heritage

Tuesday 11 July 2017: An important piece of Hull’s Victorian maritime heritage is at risk of demolition.

Race against time to save historic pumping station

Thursday 4 May 2017: A 19th century pumping station in Northumberland Park is faced with demolition to make way for more bus parking.

Nominate 2017’s Top Ten Endangered Buildings

Wednesday 3 May 2017: Do you know a Victorian building you feel is under threat? Is there something you wish you could do to help secure its future? Nominations are now open for The Victorian Society’s Top 10 Endangered Buildings 2017.

Brutal ‘gutting’ plans for West End theatre must be halted

Thursday 6 April 2017: The fate of the Ambassadors Theatre, one of the smallest and most charming theatres in the West End, hangs in the balance following the submission by theatre-giants Delfont Mackintosh of an application for near-total demolition.

Why we object to proposed reordering of listed Longthorpe church

Tuesday 4 April 2017: The Victorian Society are objecting to the proposals put forward by the Church of St Botolph in Longthorpe, Peterborough, for an extensive reordering. Find out what they propose and why we stand by our objections.

Save Bath Abbey’s exceptional Victorian interior!

Tuesday 21 February 2017: Grade I-listed Bath Abbey has put forward proposals to remove historic Victorian pews designed by the famous architect Sir George Gilbert Scott from the abbey.

Footballers’ towers spell disaster for Manchester’s heritage

Monday 20 February 2017: The latest in the St Michael's development has sent shock waves through the heritage sector.

West Midlands Group 2016 Conservation Award Winner announced

Saturday 11 February 2017: The winner of the Victorian Society’s 2016 Birmingham & West Midlands Conservation Award has been named as the Dudley Fountain.

Historic Bushell’s building set for demolition to save loss of 6 parking spaces

Thursday 26 January 2017: Bushell’s Building in Liverpool has been earmarked for demolition for the Mersey Fire & Rescue Service to erect a new steel training tower.

Historic Harker’s Painting Studio must be saved!

Friday 20 January 2017: A Grade II-listed Victorian painting studio in Southwark is threatened by proposals to turn it into luxury flats. Southwark council approved the controversial plans last month, despite the building’s listed status.

Harris Museum in danger of mutilation

Monday 16 January 2017: The Harris Museum, one of Preston’s most important buildings, could end up with a huge hole smashed into its base as part of controversial new refurbishment plans.

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