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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


                                        Tonedale Mill, Somerset

                                        Plans to redevelop the site fell through during the recession, but as the housing market recovers, is a sensitive housing scheme now viable?



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