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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Leicester Town Hall
Leicester Town Hall

News & Comment

10 Sep. Work due to begin to convert Friars Mill in Leicester into 6 million business complex

31 Aug. Leicester theatre parking plan prompts row

30 Aug. Chairman's Report September 2014

30 Aug. Historic St. Peter's Belgrave for sale

28 Aug. Square outside Leicester's Sue Townsend Theatre set to become car park

22 Aug. Leicester's Jubilee Square: 4m project open for festival

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 Sep. A walk through Roman Leicester

7 Oct. Open Committee Meeting

12 Oct. Medieval Merriment

18 Oct. EMACHS Conference

27 Oct. The Ghostly Engineer

4 Nov. 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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