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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.


    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


      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


        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


          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


            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



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