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

Today. Twenty one things you might not know about the buildings of Leicester

22 Oct. Historic buildings in Leicestershire added to and removed from the English Heritage at risk register

15 Oct. Hunt to find hospital chapel organ a new home

14 Oct. Richard III reinterment: Details king's final ceremonial route through Leicestershire revealed

13 Oct. And here's what might have replaced Leicester City Council's New Walk HQ.

12 Oct. Homes plan could be considered for Western Park golf course

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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 Oct. The Ghostly Engineer

31 Oct. Orson Wright - A champion of the people

4 Nov. Open Committee Meeting

8 Nov. The Twentieth-Century Chapel

21 Nov. Frank Whittle & the development of the jet engine

2 Dec. 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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