Leicester Civic Society

Leicester Civic Society

We campaign for higher standards of planning, architecture and regeneration in Leicester as well as the preservation, restoration and re-use of historic buildings.

We believe quality regeneration and imaginative modern architecture can co-exist alongside the older fabric of the city. However, this is rarely accomplished in Leicester due to poor planning, short-termism by developers and ignorance of the historical and cultural value of older buildings.

We welcome new supporters, whether you just want to make your voice heard on a particular campaign or join us to increase our influence across the city.

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Abbey Park
Abbey Park

News & Comment

10 Aug. Kings Lynn - an opportunity not to be missed

10 Aug. Victorian Splendour - Heritage Open Days 2017

8 Aug. Heritage Open Days roster 2017

8 Aug. Chairman's E-newsletter August 2017 #124

28 Jul. What had four legs and two wheels? Leicester Stadium!

26 Jul. Bank manager left customers ‘shaking with fear’

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Click here to download a PDF of the latest Leicester Citizen

Campaigns

Save the sequoias in Pine Tree Avenue, Humberstone

Leicester Civic Society Conservation Projects

Leicester Heritage at Risk

Leicester Civic Society awards

St Mary de Castro Spire Appeal - SOS (Save Our Spire)

Erect a statue to Alice Hawkins, Suffragette

more campaigns....

Click here to download a PDF of our previous Civic Society awards

Events

6 Oct. 2017 Annual Dinner

10 Oct. Open Committee Meeting

28 Oct. Museums at Night - The Ghostly Engineer

14 Nov. Open Committee Meeting

30 Dec. Medieval Streets at Christmas (Guided Walk)

2 Feb 2018. Mid-winter Meet Up

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Click here to download a PDF of our walks

Click here to download a PDF of our talks

Registered Charity No. 502932.   Member of EMACHS.   Member of the Historic Towns Forum.
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