September 2016 news

Top Ten endangered buildings list highlights neglect outside South East

All the buildings in the Top Ten are in real risk of being lost if action is not taken in the immediate future

Barnstaple’s Oliver Buildings on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list

Former Arts & Crafts furniture factory's owner urged to act to avoid further decay after rejecting local building preservation trust offer


    St Paul’s Church, Chester on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list

    Grade II* church on the banks of the Dee with stunning interior and stained glass in process of closing while slowly deteriorating


      Grimsby mill tower on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list

      Action needed to secure future of silo tower at Victoria Mills


        Wigan cotton mill on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list

        Rylands Mill which has been lying derelict since the early 2000s now needs a new owner to secure its future


          St Joseph’s Seminary near Wigan on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list

          St Joseph's Seminary in Upholland, Lancashire needs new purpose to avoid decaying further


            Preston’s Mount Street Hospital on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list

            Sensitive plans urgently needed for Preston's former orphanage for destitute girls and later convalescent home


              Stafford’s Old Library on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list

              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


                Wakefield’s Clayton Hospital on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list

                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


                  Philip Webb’s Red Barns in Redcar on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list

                  Former home of pioneering Victorian explorer Gertrude Bell at risk after developer's plans for housing stall


                    Cardiff’s old Bute Road Station on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list

                    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.



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