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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Top Hat Terrace
Top Hat Terrace

News & Comment

31 Dec. Events booking page

22 Jul. New 1.5 million bridge proposed to link Abbey Park to Leicester Riders' new arena

22 Jul. Sir Peter Soulsby: City heritage is important - Mercury Mailbox

22 Jul. Historic county church goes digital with interactive internet tour (Rothley)

14 Jul. Leicester Civic Society letter to Leicester Mercury about sale of Newarke Houses

13 Jul. De Montfort University looks to buy Leicester's Newarke Houses museum

more news....

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Click here to download a PDF of the latest Leicester Citizen


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


4 Aug. Open Committee Meeting

6 Aug. The National Gas Museum

8 Aug. Magna Carta Streets (part of Magna Carta 800)

11 Aug. Manor Road, Oadby

31 Aug. Raucous Romans

1 Sep. Open Committee Meeting

more events....

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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