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Griff Rhys Jones Launches 2024 Top Ten Endangered Buildings List

The Top Ten Endangered Victorian and Edwardian Buildings list 2024 has been revealed by the Victorian Society’s President The buildings in the Top Ten are nationally important Grade II* and…

Kate Martyn becomes Manchester Regional Group Chair

The Victorian Society is delighted to welcome Kate Martyn to the role of Chair of our Manchester Regional Group. Kate moved to Manchester in 2016 to set up Donald Insall’s…

Rowena Beighton-Dykes becomes Liverpool Group Chair

The Victorian Society is delighted to welcome Rowena Beighton-Dykes to the role of Chair of our Liverpool Regional Group. Having moved to the Wirral in 2019 Rowena became involved with…

The Victorian Society call on Birmingham City Council to immediately intervene to protect fine Victorian conservatory

The Society is concerned that Birmingham City Council’s current financial situation is preventing it from intervening to prevent the continuing deterioration of listed heritage in the city. The Society’s Birmingham…

The Victorian Society and Toast Design complete a brand refresh and create a new website for the charity

The Victorian Society has worked with Banbury-based integrated agency Toast Design to deliver both a new identity and a bespoke website. With a website estimated to be 20 years old…

Thousands of objections lead to Sellar making changes to their plans for Liverpool Street Station

The Victorian Society has strongly opposed aspects of the scheme, in particular the substantial demolition of parts of the station and the construction of a tall building supported through and…

James Hughes appointed new Director of the Victorian Society

The Victorian Society is very pleased to announce James Hughes as its new Director. Professor Hilary Grainger, Chair of the Society said: ‘The Board of Trustees of the Victorian Society…

Our West Yorkshire Group celebrates it 50th anniversary

On the 24th April 1974 our founder members in West Yorkshire created a regional group of the Victorian Society to champion and protect their local endangered Victorian and Edwardian heritage….

Trelaske Lodge Lewannick in Cornwall now listed

This unspoilt former lodge is now a Grade II-listed building. Photo Copyright: James Emmans and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence CC BY-SA 2.0 DEE We wrote to…

The Victorian Society secures a notably rare success at consistory court

The Society recently received the Judgment from the Chancellor of the Diocese of Winchester, who has refused permission for a substantial extension and sweeping scheme of reordering to the church…

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