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

21 Mar. Plans to demolish some of the oldest buildings in city's London Road

20 Mar. Leicestershire buildings around in Richard III's time

19 Mar. New galleries at Leicester's Guildhall shine a light on city's medieval history

3 Mar. Chairman's Report March 2015

3 Mar. Date of 2015 Leicester Civic Society AGM announced

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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

Save St. Luke Hospital Chapel

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

more campaigns....

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

Events

Today. A Celebration of the King

7 Apr. Open Committee Meeting

14 Apr. British Art Nouveau Tiles, Faience and Terracotta

17 Apr. 2014 Civic Society Awards

26 Apr. Dr Johnson's Jaunt through Georgian Leicester

2 May. Old London Road - The Romance of Leicester

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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