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On Thursday 28th April, Her Majesty’s Deputy Lieutenant for the West Midlands, Mr John Wood, presented Sandwell Council with the Victorian Society’s Birmingham and West Midlands Group’s 2019 Conservation Award for its restoration of Smethwick Council House, built in 1907.
Victorian Society object to demolition of Victorian Villa to make way for new surgery in Beeston, Nottinghamshire.
Following Victorian Society caseworker, Tim Bridges’, application Historic England has listed the offices for their architectural interest and high-quality craftsmanship as well as the historic interest as testament to Birmingham’s industrial development with Samuel Heath and Son operating on the site since the company’s inception.
Following Victorian Society caseworker Tim Bridges’ application Historic England has listed the building and the attached railings at Grade II.
All of Henry Woodyer’s extant houses of Mercy are now listed, as Abbe Pierre House and Holy Cross House (formerly the house of Mercy and Convent) in Ditchingham, Norfolk, receives grade II status, after the Victorian Society submitted a listing application at the end of last year.
The Victorian Society with other heritage groups expresses grave concern over the loss of life and the loss of tangible and intangible culture, architectural heritage, art, monuments, archaeology, and collections of art and antiquities in Ukraine
The latest edition of the Victorian magazine focusses on Victorian and Edwardian Theatres, with features and news on the fight to save Victorian and Edwardian Architecture
The Birmingham & West Midlands group of the Victorian Society has named the Midlands Industrial Association Limited as the winner of the 2021 Conservation Award for its restoration of the Argent Centre in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter.