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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Conduit Street Mosque
Conduit Street Mosque

News & Comment

3 Jul. Chairman's Report July 2014

2 Jul. July 2014 Leicester Citizen published

1 Jul. At Risk War Memorials Project

1 Jul. Festival of British Archaeology 2014

19 Jun. Charles Booth's Leicestershire Green Plaque honour

6 Jun. Chairman's Report June 2014

more news....

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Click here to download a PDF of the latest Leicester Citizen

Campaigns

Save the sequoias in Pine Tree Avenue, Humberstone

Save the Empire Hotel

Leicester Civic Society Conservation Projects

Leicester Heritage at Risk

Leicester Civic Society awards

Save St. Luke Hospital Chapel

more campaigns....

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

Events

27 Jul. Archery Day with the Vikings of Middle England (Fest Brit Arch)

30 Jul. Open Committee Meeting

2 Aug. "City of the Dead" - the secrets of Welford Road Cemetery

12 Aug. University of Leicester Botanic Gardens (Evening visit)

2 Sep. Open Committee Meeting

7 Oct. 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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