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Victorian Society Top Ten Most Endangered Buildings list 2015

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The Victorian Society has announced the Top Ten Most Endangered Victorian and Edwardian Buildings in England and Wales 2015. All the buildings in the Top Ten are nationally important listed buildings in real risk of being lost if action is not taken in the immediate future. In a video launching the Top Ten Griff Rhys Jones, Victorian Society Vice President, said: ‘ Share the […]

Historic London buildings set for demolition under Crossrail 2 plans

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Imposing buildings in Victoria, off Oxford Street and Wimbledon are among those which may be lost. The public has until Friday 8 January 2016 to examine maps of the areas under threat and respond to the consultation. The Victorian Society is concerned about Crossrail 2 plans which would see numerous historic buildings across London demolished. […]

The man who demolished Shakespeare’s house

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Britain hasn’t always been in love with its heritage. It took some shocking acts of destruction, and some very near misses, to help shape the way it is now treasured and protected. The UK today has some of the most powerful conservation laws in the world. This year marks 100 years since the first legislation […]