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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Jain Temple
Jain Temple

News & Comment

15 Jul. A dreadful Proposal

12 Jul. Chairman's Report July 2017

3 Jul. Leicester Citizen July 2017 published

3 Jul. Victorian Society - Leicester Group (Summer & Aurumn program 2017)

13 Jun. Chairman's Report June 2017

10 May. Victorian Society - Leicester Group (Spring program 2017)

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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

5 Aug. Civil War - The siege and storming of Leicester. May 1645

8 Aug. Open Committee Meeting

7 Sep. Victorian Splendour - 2017 Heritage Open Days

9 Sep. Roman Leicester (Circular Walk)

10 Sep. Six Goddard Building (Walk)

12 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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