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We are the only charity dedicated to championing Victorian and Edwardian buildings in England and Wales. We fight to ensure that our precious Victorian and Edwardian architecture is protected from demolition or careless alteration for future generations to enjoy.

Covid 19 means we have no income from physical events, putting a hole in our finances. We need new members now, more than ever, to continue our vital work. Click here to join us with a special £10 off membership when you pay by direct debit.

Victorian Society applies for listings to protect Worcester’s historic cityscape


The Victorian Society is the latest national body calling for Worcester City Council to reject Lowesmoor redevelopment plans. These would demolish historic buildings in a conservation area including a former music hall long associated with the male impersonating star, Vesta Tilley. The Society is in the process of submitting listing applications to help ensure their survival.

Give the gift of Victorian Society membership this Christmas


Looking for something a bit different to gift this Christmas… why not send your loved one gift membership of the Victorian Society or one of our books? They’ll discover more about historic architecture, and you’ll help us continue our vital work in protecting Victorian and Edwardian buildings. For the first time ever we are offering free access to four of our online lectures (worth £20!) as part of our Victorian Society gift membership.

Herefordshire Council must reject demolition of historic rectory to reach 2030 environmental targets  


The Victorian Society strongly objects to the Diocese of Hereford’s plans to demolish a historic rectory in Hereford. Not only would this see Hereford’s architectural heritage diminished but reuse of existing buildings, rather than demolition, is vital to meeting the environmental commitments of both the council and the Church of England.

2020 Virtual Historic Buildings Parks & Gardens Event

Don't miss the Historic Buildings Parks & Gardens Event on Tuesday 10th November 2020, read more here.

Victorian Society comments ‘should not be brushed aside’ says judge in Birmingham skyscraper challenge


Proposed high-rise development raises major concerns over the impact on Birmingham’s historic buildings.

Victorian society expresses concerns over proposed planning changes


Victorian Society Director Joe O'Donnell responds to proposed changes to the planning system.

Listing success for Victorian Society’s Leicester Group


The Leicester Group of the Victorian Society have succeeded in having the Former Hydraulic Power Station in Leicester Grade II-listed.

Arts and Crafts Churches


Join our online lecture for just £5! Tuesday, Oct 27, 2020 7:00 PM or watch after the event. Find out more and book!

Notice of AGM


Our online Victorian Society AGM will take place on Crowdcast at 2pm on 24th October 2020. Read more!

Victorian Society's Top 10 Most Endangered Buildings list 2020


Our Top 10 Endangered Buildings list highlights at-risk heritage all over the country in the hope of finding new solutions. Please support our fight to protect our precious historic buildings - we're currently offering £10 off our annual membership for the first year if you pay by direct debit. Click here to read more!

The New Vauxhall, Southwark and Lambeth Bridges

Join our online lecture for just £5! Tuesday, Oct 20, 2020 7:00 PM or watch after the event. Find out more and book!

Ernest Gimson: Arts & Crafts Designer and Architect

Join our online lecture for just £5! Tuesday, Oct 13, 2020 7:00 PM or watch after the event. Find out more and book!

Not all Lutyens: another look at Victorian and Edwardian Surrey

Join our online lecture for just £5! Wednesday, Oct 7, 2020 7:00 PM or watch after the event. Find out more and book.

Victorian Architects: John Francis Bentley

Buy John Francis Bentley by Peter Howell from our Victorian Architects book series for £25.00

Support the Victorian Society - buy our furniture

The Victorian Society is raising money for its work by selling pieces by Voysey and Walter Crane in a specialist auction on 6th October 2020. Scroll down below the picture for more details.