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Exciting restoration project in Sedbergh

Exciting restoration project in Sedbergh

The sale of this handsome Grade II listed 19th-century building in the heart of Sedbergh is a great opportunity for an enterprising developer or individual.

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Welcome to SAVE Britain's Heritage. SAVE has been campaigning for historic buildings since its formation in 1975 by a group of architects, journalists and planners. SAVE is a strong, independent voice in conservation, free to respond rapidly to emergencies and to speak out loud for the historic environment.

SAVE welcomes news of buildings at risk near you as well as information on your local campaigns. Please visit our website regularly to check on breaking news and updates on current campaigns.

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SAVE relies entirely upon donations for its continuing survival. Please consider making a donation - even if you are already a friend or supporter - all contributions are very warmly received. Follow this link for details of how you can support us.

Current Campaigns
  • Event: After Smithfield Symposium

    Thursday 16th October 2014, 6.30 pm The Gallery, 75 Cowcross Street, London, EC1M 6EL

  • Kapow! A blow to butchering developers that will resonate for years

    Charles Clover's piece on Smithfield in the Sunday Times 13.07.14

  • Press Release: Smithfield General Market is saved!

    SAVE has won an overwhelming and resounding victory in the battle to save Smithfield General Market and the nearby Fish Market, both splendid examples of Victorian market halls.

  • Press release: Save unveils refurbishment of 21 Madryn Street, former home of Ringo Starr’s aunt in the Welsh Streets, to designs by Wayne and Tilly Hemingway

    As the public inquiry into the demolition of over 400 terraced houses in Liverpool’s Welsh Streets gets underway, SAVE presents the redecoration and refurbishment currently taking place at our house in Madryn Street.

  • Press Release: SAVE launches crowd funding initiative to raise funds for a public inquiry into the Welsh Streets, Liverpool

    CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO: http://digventures.com/projects/save-the-welsh-streets-2014/

  • Event: 20th May 2014 - Discussion on the Retention of Smithfield Market.

    Part of Clerkenwell Design Week

  • Pathfinder's Shameful Legacy Exposed in Devastating New SAVE Report

    SAVE Britain's Heritage has published a devastating verdict on the discontinued Housing Market Renewal (HMR) Pathfinder programme. In a new report 'Housing Scandal! Pathfinder: a Post-Mortem', SAVE attacks both the legacy of the programme and the machiner

    View e-Report
  • Ducie Street in Ganby, Liverpool, under demolition in 2010

    Housing Scandal! Pathfinder: A Post-Mortem

    In this extract from SAVE's latest Pathfinder report, Jonathan Brown, Planner and member of Liverpool Civic Society, examines the legacy of Pathfinder - introducing a detailed critique by Bill Finlay of the recent Audit Commission report on the scheme.

    View e-Report
  • Barry

    New SAVE E-Report - Don't let them bulldoze Barry's Brighton Hospital

    Brighton's Royal Sussex County Hospital, an early and important work by the giant of British architecture, Sir Charles Barry, is threatened with destruction by the area's NHS Trust. SAVE Britain's Heritage has compiled this emergency report as part of ...

    View e-Report
  • A Lament for Lancaster? Stop the destruction of the canal corridor

    A Lament for Lancaster? Stop the destruction of the canal corridor

    In this shocking new report, SAVE Britain's Heritage reveals the devastating impact of a proposed new development in the canal corridor area of the historic city of Lancaster.

    View e-Report
  • Veneto

    Veneto in Peril?

    In 2006 SAVE Britain's Heritage published its devastating report on the unchecked development blighting the setting of the Villas of Palladio in the Veneto. Unforgiveable Assault on a World Heritage Site described the damage being wrought on this remarkab

    View e-Report
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Latest News

Press release: A forty year fight to save country houses from decay and demolition is celebrated in SAVE’s latest publication

The Destruction of the Country House: Forty Years On

Press release: Seafield House - Saved On Death Row

Seafield House, Ayr, has been saved from demolition after being acquired by sympathetic developer Robin Ghosh, founder of Ecostruct Design and Build.

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