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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


    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


      Grimsby mill tower on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list

      Action needed to secure future of silo tower at Victoria Mills


        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


          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


            Brighton’s Madeira Terrace on Top Ten Most Endangered Buildings

            Brighton Council wants entire replacement of is said to be the world's longest cast iron structure. The Society urges the Council to retain as much of the original structure as possible.


              Carlisle hotel on Top Ten Most Endangered Buildings list

              Investment is desperately needed to save this important city centre building currently languishing in the hands of the Queen’s Crown Estate Solicitors


                Kinmel Hall in Conwy on Top Ten Most Endangered Buildings list

                The Society urges Kinmel's British Virgin Islands registered owner Acer Properties, which has owned the building since 2011, to come forward with firm plans for Kinmel’s future


                  Ipswich’s Tolly Cobbold brewery on Top Ten Most Endangered Buildings list

                  The Society urges the owners to come forward with a development scheme before this important building is lost


                    Hunslet Mill and Victoria Works in Leeds on Top Ten Most Endangered Buildings list

                    The Society urges the owners, who have left the site unused for nearly twenty years, to propose a development scheme before it is too late.


                      London’s Ladywell Baths on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list

                      The Society urges Lewisham Council to redouble its efforts to find a developer able to bring the building back to life


                        Overstone Hall, Northampton, on Top Ten Most Endangered Buildings list

                        The Society urges the Hall’s owner to take action to ensure the building survives


                          Sheerness Boat Store, Kent, on Top Ten Most Endangered Buildings list

                          The Society urges the owners of the Grade I-listed building seek inspiration from the way former naval buildings are re-used at Chatham Dockyard to find a future use the building


                            Wolverhampton’s St Luke’s Church on Top Ten Endangered Buildings list

                            The Society urges the Church to redouble its efforts to find someone willing to take on the building rather than closing it and leaving it empty indefinitely


                              Weston-super-Mare’s Birnbeck Pier on Top Ten Most Endangered Buildings list

                              The Society urges the Council to work with the pier’s owner and the Birnbeck Regeneration Trust to quickly establish a planning brief for development before it is too late


                                Griff Rhys Jones launches 2015 Top Ten Endangered Buildings list

                                Top Ten Endangered Victorian and Edwardian Buildings in England and Wales 2015 revealed


                                  Sheffield’s missing Crimean War Monument

                                  This tribute to Britain’s war dead has been broken up and placed in storage for over ten years, the column feared lost. We call on Sheffield Council to set out its plans for the monument in time for Remembrance Day.


                                    Trentham Hall, Staffordshire

                                    Once part of England’s grandest country houses, mostly demolished in 1912 due to pollution in the River Trent, the remains give an idea of the Hall’s former glory but are in a very poor state


                                      Crumlin Navigation Colliery

                                      A nationally important, nearly complete, complex of both Grade II* and II buildings. Plans for use as community hub at risk due to pollution


                                        Abney Park Cemetery Chapel, Stoke Newington

                                        The oldest surviving non-denominational chapel in Europe, and Hosking’s only surviving public building, is now a picturesque ruin on the brink of being lost without immediate action



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