Watch the Public Meeting with Griff Rhys Jones to Save Liverpool Street Station

Griff Rhys Jones OBE, the President of LISSCA and the The Victorian Society, is urging the public to fight the scheme that developer Sellar and Network Rail have proposed for Liverpool Street Station. Griff hosted the free public meeting about the proposed development on 21st November 2023 at the Bishopsgate Institute in London, close to the Grade II-listed station and the Grade II*-listed former Great Eastern Hotel that will both be harmed if the proposal goes ahead. Watch the Save Liverpool Street Station Public Meeting on YouTube here.

Photo: The Victorian Society President Gryff Rhys Jones outside Liverpool Street Station.

Photo: The Victorian Society President Gryff Rhys Jones outside Liverpool Street Station. Photo Credit: Marie Clements.

If you couldn’t join us in person on 21st November, and missed the live stream, you can now watch the meeting on Youtube here.

Hear Griff’s view on the proposed redevelopment at Liverpool Street Station.

Hear from Historian and author Robert Thorne about the history of the station and the campaign in the 1970s to Save Liverpool Street Station which preserved the train sheds and the hotel.

Watch Twentieth Century Society Caseworker Coco Whittaker’s illustrated guide to the 20th Century work on the station that won plaudits for being sensitive to the Victorian heritage and which has now been listed too.

Hear The Victorian Society Director Joe O’Donnell share a Freedom of Information request that shows that Network Rail already have the public monies to improve the experience for commuters, and that a billion pound development isn’t needed that will harm heritage.

Susan Ring, Solicitor Advocate at Harrison Grant Ring Solicitors, explains the legal battle ahead to Save Liverpool Street Station.


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