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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Cavendish House
Cavendish House

News & Comment

2 Apr. Chairman's Report April 2014

26 Mar. Leicester Civic Society adds new action to Empire Hotel Campaign

24 Mar. Petition launched to save Newfoundpool's historic Empire Hotel

23 Mar. Historic chapel must be saved

20 Mar. City's war memorials get 100,000 spruce to commemorate Great War centenary

12 Mar. Lidl plans to demolish Newfoundpool's historic Empire hotel

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Click here to download a PDF of the latest Leicester Citizen

Campaigns

Save the Empire Hotel

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

3 May. New Walk and the Georgian New Town

6 May. Open Committee Meeting

14 May. Annual General Meeting 2014

17 May. Summer Coach Tour (Sulgrave/Banbury/Naseby)

31 May. Leicester Heritage Fair

3 Jun. Open Committee Meeting

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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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