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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Norman Sedilla at St Marys de Castro
Norman Sedilla at St Marys de Castro

News & Comment

28 Feb 2017. Events booking page

18 Feb 2017. Deadline for submitting items for Leicester Citizen #42

Today. 2016 Leicester Civic Society Awards

3 Dec. These 300 interesting and historic Leicester buildings are set to get greater planning protection

3 Dec. Next phase of 3.7m revamp of historic Leicester streets to start in the new year

17 Nov. Canal & River Trust publishes waterways heritage report

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

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

13 Dec. Open Committee Meeting

16 Dec. The Longslade Consort

31 Dec. Look Up Victorian & Edwardian Leicester

10 Jan 2017. Open Committee Meeting

14 Feb 2017. Open Committee Meeting

14 Mar 2017. 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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