September 2016 news
Friday 23 September 2016: The Society has objected to plans to build over the courtyard to the front of the surviving Eldon Grove Labourers’ Dwellings in Liverpool
Wednesday 14 September 2016: All the buildings in the Top Ten are in real risk of being lost if action is not taken in the immediate future
Tuesday 13 September 2016: Former Arts & Crafts furniture factory's owner urged to act to avoid further decay after rejecting local building preservation trust offer
Tuesday 13 September 2016: Grade II* church on the banks of the Dee with stunning interior and stained glass in process of closing while slowly deteriorating
Tuesday 13 September 2016: Action needed to secure future of silo tower at Victoria Mills
Tuesday 13 September 2016: Rylands Mill which has been lying derelict since the early 2000s now needs a new owner to secure its future
Tuesday 13 September 2016: St Joseph's Seminary in Upholland, Lancashire needs new purpose to avoid decaying further
Tuesday 13 September 2016: Sensitive plans urgently needed for Preston's former orphanage for destitute girls and later convalescent home
Tuesday 13 September 2016: 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
Tuesday 13 September 2016: 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
Tuesday 13 September 2016: Former home of pioneering Victorian explorer Gertrude Bell at risk after developer's plans for housing stall
Tuesday 13 September 2016: The Society hopes Cardiff Council will work with the owner to develop plans for reusing the Cardiff’s Grade II*-listed old Bute Road Station which was instrumental in the development of modern Cardiff.
Monday 12 September 2016: The Victorian Society recognises that the region has endangered buildings, but considers that they often have specific reasons why they have not been saved.