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Complete list of news items

  • ​Remembering Geoff Brandwood 30 November 2021
  • The Victorian Society is Updating - Joining the fight to save Victorian and Edwardian Heritage is even easier 12 October 2021
  • Andrew Saint: London 1870-1914: a City at its Zenith - Book Sale Now on 23 September 2021
  • Book your place now for our online talk series: Building the Victorian and Edwardian terraced house 20 September 2021
  • Want to save a threatened historic building? Nominate it for our top ten endangered list 2021 12 August 2021
  • Victorian Society and Georgian Group unite to oppose demolition of listed buildings which tell the story of Manchester’s past 29 July 2021
  • Victorian Society saddened by the loss of Liverpool’s World Heritage status 21 July 2021
  • Victorian Society calls for better protection of UK's World Heritage sites 13 July 2021
  • Victorian Society listing success for lodge and gateway in park associated with David Bowie 23 June 2021
  • Council urged not to destroy last pub on historic ‘golden mile’ 28 May 2021
  • Victorian Society urges Kinmel Hall’s new buyer to carry out critical repairs 19 May 2021
  • South Cambridgeshire District Council urged to stop Hotel Felix demolition 17 May 2021
  • Victorian Society saves country house delisted by accident from demolition 04 May 2021
  • Victorian Society’s Birmingham & West Midlands Group commend restoration of Victorian school saved from demolition 24 April 2021
  • Crunch time for rotting ‘Versailles of Wales’ as Victorian Society urges suitable buyers to come forward 18 March 2021
  • Fight to save building designed by Sherlock Holmes author reflecting his spiritualist beliefs 11 March 2021
  • Victorian Society urges Secretary of State to prevent harm to some of London’s most important Victorian buildings 09 March 2021
  • Virtual book launch: AWN Pugin by David Frazer Lewis 02 March 2021
  • Victorian Society urges Mayor to reject Brixton’s Hondo Tower on environmental grounds 08 February 2021
  • Worcester’s Vesta Tilley House shouldn’t face the wrecking ball due to non-listing 29 January 2021
  • Listing success for Victorian Society’s Leicester Group 29 January 2021
  • Protect London’s historic heart from skyscrapers’ uncontrolled spread 28 January 2021
  • Victorian Society succeeds in having historic bank Grade II-listed 26 January 2021
  • Victorian Society slams damaging changes to Preston’s landmark Grade I-listed Harris Museum 07 January 2021
  • The Victorian Society back local campaign to stop towering 20-storey development in Brixton 05 January 2021
  • High Court quashes planning permission for skyscraper after Victorian Society advice ignored 11 December 2020
  • Victorian Society asks Secretary of State to call in Exeter’s Harlequins development 10 December 2020
  • Listing success for Victorian Society’s Birmingham Group 03 December 2020
  • Victorian Society applies for listings to protect Worcester’s historic cityscape 19 November 2020
  • Herefordshire Council must reject demolition of historic rectory to reach 2030 environmental targets   11 November 2020
  • Victorian Society comments ‘should not be brushed aside’ says judge in Birmingham skyscraper challenge 05 November 2020
  • Victorian society expresses concerns over proposed planning changes 30 October 2020
  • Listing success for Victorian Society’s Leicester Group 22 October 2020
  • Victorian Society's Top 10 Most Endangered Buildings list 2020 30 September 2020
  • Joe O'Donnell appointed new Director of the Victorian Society 10 September 2020
  • Win for the Victorian Society as Liverpool zip wire blocked after our legal challenge 03 September 2020
  • Victorian Society legal challenge to Liverpool Council's zip wire decision 19 August 2020
  • Victorian Society slams Liverpool Council’s approval of zip wire 20 July 2020
  • Victorian Society celebrates as plans are approved to finally restore Smithfield Market 24 June 2020
  • Victorian Society urges councils and owners to protect historic buildings from arson 28 May 2020
  • Victorian Society condemns Birmingham police station's needless destruction 27 May 2020
  • Partial demolition plans for St Joseph's in Preston recommended for approval 01 May 2020
  • Victorian Society calls for public inquiry into losing a key part of Bristol's waterside heritage 12 March 2020
  • Victorian Society calls for reuse of Bradford's historic Fountain Hall 27 February 2020
  • Birmingham & West Midlands group's 2019 Conservation Award winner announced 10 February 2020
  • Historic Exeter deserves better 06 February 2020
  • Victorian Society winter lecture series 10 January 2020
  • Victorian Society oppose unnecessary loss of Preston’s gothic Victorian orphanage 10 December 2019
  • Who will protect Sheffield’s historic buildings from circling developers? Victorian Society slams reports of proposal to slash planning department 18 November 2019
  • Victorian Society announce Top 10 Most Endangered Buildings 2019 13 September 2019
  • The Victorian Society's 2019 Top 10 Endangered Buildings 11 September 2019
  • Save the historic Watson's Hotel Building 21 June 2019
  • Fisons Factory fire 10 April 2019
  • Towering office block would be a shattering blow to Southwark’s industrial heritage 09 April 2019
  • The Birmingham & West Midlands group of the Victorian Society donates £2000 to Birmingham Cathedral restoration project 08 April 2019
  • Save the Still and Star! 21 March 2019
  • Presentation to winner of 2017 Conservation Award 22 January 2019
  • Save Conan Doyle’s last building from demolition 14 December 2017
  • Fight for Bath Abbey pews culminates in Consistory Court hearing 11 December 2017
  • Irresponsible development razes Tudno Castle Hotel 09 December 2017
  • Grade I St Botolph’s to keep chancel fixtures following heritage battle 08 December 2017
  • Defeat for Bath’s heritage as Abbey pew removal is permitted 05 December 2017
  • Not over yet: Victorian Society appeals against Bath Abbey judgement 04 December 2017
  • Save our gasholders! Iconic skyline at The Oval at risk of being lost 03 December 2017
  • Griff Rhys Jones appointed President of the Victorian Society 02 December 2017
  • Fison’s Fertiliser Factory in Bramford, Suffolk on 2017 Top 10 Endangered Buildings list 12 September 2017
  • New Tiger’s Head pub in South East London on 2017 Top 10 Endangered Buildings list 12 September 2017
  • Victorian Society marks 10 years of endangered buildings campaign with new top 10 list 12 September 2017
  • Chance’s Glassworks in Smethwick on 2017 Top 10 Endangered Buildings list 12 February 2017
  • Derby’s Great Northern Railway Warehouse Derby on 2017 Top 10 Endangered Buildings list 12 February 2017
  • Feversham Street First School on 2017 Top 10 Endangered Buildings list 12 February 2017
  • Llanelli’s Buckley’s Brewery Maltings on 2017 Top 10 Endangered Buildings list 12 February 2017
  • Ince-in-Makerfield cemetery chapels near Wigan on 2017 Top 10 Endangered Buildings list 12 February 2017
  • Folkestone’s Leas Pavilion on 2017 Top 10 Endangered Buildings list 12 February 2017
  • St Andrew’s Church in Huddersfield on 2017 Top 10 Endangered Buildings list 12 February 2017
  • St Helen’s Cannington bottle shop on 2017 Top 10 Endangered Buildings list 12 February 2017
  • Top Ten endangered buildings list highlights neglect outside South East 14 September 2016
  • Cardiff’s old Bute Road Station on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list 13 September 2016
  • Philip Webb’s Red Barns in Redcar on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list 13 September 2016
  • Wakefield’s Clayton Hospital on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list 13 September 2016
  • Stafford’s Old Library on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list 13 September 2016
  • Preston’s Mount Street Hospital on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list 13 September 2016
  • St Joseph’s Seminary near Wigan on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list 13 September 2016
  • Wigan cotton mill on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list 13 September 2016
  • Grimsby mill tower on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list 13 September 2016
  • St Paul’s Church, Chester on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list 13 September 2016
  • Barnstaple’s Oliver Buildings on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list 13 September 2016
  • Brighton’s Madeira Terrace on Top Ten Most Endangered Buildings 15 September 2015
  • Carlisle hotel on Top Ten Most Endangered Buildings list 15 September 2015
  • Kinmel Hall in Conwy on Top Ten Most Endangered Buildings list 15 September 2015
  • Ipswich’s Tolly Cobbold brewery on Top Ten Most Endangered Buildings list 15 September 2015
  • Hunslet Mill and Victoria Works in Leeds on Top Ten Most Endangered Buildings list 15 September 2015
  • London’s Ladywell Baths on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list 15 September 2015
  • Overstone Hall, Northampton, on Top Ten Most Endangered Buildings list 15 September 2015
  • Sheerness Boat Store, Kent, on Top Ten Most Endangered Buildings list 15 September 2015
  • Wolverhampton’s St Luke’s Church on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list 15 September 2015
  • Weston-super-Mare’s Birnbeck Pier on Top Ten Most Endangered Buildings list 15 September 2015
  • Griff Rhys Jones launches 2015 Top Ten Endangered Buildings list 15 September 2015
  • Sheffield’s missing Crimean War Monument 07 October 2014
  • Trentham Hall, Staffordshire 07 October 2014
  • Crumlin Navigation Colliery 07 October 2014
  • Abney Park Cemetery Chapel, Stoke Newington 07 October 2014
  • Tonedale Mill, Somerset 07 October 2014
  • All Souls Church, Hastings, East Sussex 07 October 2014
  • Cardiff Coal Exchange 07 October 2014
  • Hartlepool’s former Wesley Chapel 07 October 2014
  • Greengate Public Baths, Salford 07 October 2014
  • Hammerhead crane, Isle of Wight 07 October 2014
  • Top Ten Most Endangered Buildings 2014 revealed 07 October 2014
  • Palace Theatre, Plymouth 16 October 2013
  • Royal Victorian Pavilion in Ramsgate 16 October 2013
  • Winteringham School and School Board Offices, Grimsby, Lincolnshire 16 October 2013
  • St John’s Church, Crawshawbooth, Lancashire 16 October 2013
  • Haggerston Baths, Hackney, London 16 October 2013
  • Fenton Town Hall, Fenton, Stoke-on-Trent 16 October 2013
  • Jumbo Water Tower, Colchester 16 October 2013
  • Heeley Bank School, Sheffield 16 October 2013
  • Accrington Conservative Club, Lancashire 16 October 2013
  • Palace Theatre, Swansea 16 October 2013
  • Revealed: top ten endangered Victorian and Edwardian buildings 2013 16 October 2013
  • Revealed: nation’s Top Ten most endangered buildings 2012 17 October 2012
  • Wingfield Station, Derbyshire 17 October 2012
  • Langton Dock Pumphouse, Bootle, Merseyside 17 October 2012
  • Holborn Circus, London 17 October 2012
  • Hendrefoilan House, Sketty, Swansea 17 October 2012
  • Agecroft Chapel, Salford 17 October 2012
  • Waterloo Hotel and Grill, Smethwick, West Midlands 17 October 2012
  • Mechanics Institute, Swindon 17 October 2012
  • St Peter and St Paul, Birch, Essex 17 October 2012
  • Butterley Spillway, Marsden, West Yorkshire 17 October 2012
  • Ipswich’s former County Hall 17 October 2012
  • The cemetery chapels survey 23 November 2011
  • Temple Mill, Leeds 10 October 2011
  • Broadmoor Hospital, Berkshire 09 October 2011
  • Wansford Station, Peterborough 09 October 2011
  • Crumpsall and Cheetham District Library 09 October 2011
  • Ancoats Dispensary 09 October 2011
  • Former South Eastern Railway offices, London 09 October 2011
  • Manningham Baths 09 October 2011
  • Cricket Pavilion, Bletchley 09 October 2011
  • Former YMCA building, Merthyr Tydfil 09 October 2011
  • The Old Rectory, Columb Major 09 October 2011
  • Hammerton School, Ouseburn Road, Darnall, Sheffield 09 October 2011
  • The Victorian Society declares Manningham Pool a heritage crime scene 08 July 2011
  • Give Manningham Pool one last chance! 23 June 2011
  • Tell Bradford Council why the pool must stay open! 20 April 2011
  • Saturday free for all at threatened Bradford pool 06 April 2011
  • Historic London pool restored 10 March 2011
  • Council urged not to close historic Bradford pool 23 February 2011
  • Former Moseley School of Art, Moseley Road, Birmingham 11 October 2010
  • Normansfield Hospital, Kingston Road, Teddington, Middlesex 11 October 2010
  • The Grimsby Ice Factory, Gorton Street, The Docks, Grimsby 11 October 2010
  • Bradgate House Stables, Bradgate Hill, Groby, Leicestershire 11 October 2010
  • 30 Euston Square, London 11 October 2010
  • The Unitarian Chapel, Upper Brook Street, Manchester 11 October 2010
  • Old Fire Station, Court Road, Barry, South Wales 11 October 2010
  • Former Wedgwood Institute, Queen Street, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent 11 October 2010
  • Royal Liverpool Seamen’s Orphanage, Newsham Park, Tuebrook, Liverpool 11 October 2010
  • Council urged not to close historic Staffordshire pool 11 January 2010
  • Grand finale of 1000 Year Swim 02 September 2008
  • Why the 1000 year swim? 01 September 2008
  • When? It’s all over! 01 September 2008
  • What people have been saying about the 1000 year swim challenge 01 September 2008
  • St Luke’s pool, Brighton 27 August 2008
  • Health Hydro, Swindon 27 August 2008
  • Manningham baths, Bradford 06 August 2008
  • Batley baths 05 August 2008
  • Queensbury pool, Bradford 05 August 2008
  • Camberwell baths 30 July 2008
  • Camberwell baths 30 July 2008
  • Beverley Road baths, Hull 28 July 2008
  • Bramley baths, Leeds 25 July 2008
  • Campaigners fight on for London’s longest-serving pool 11 June 2008

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