This early nineteenth century Lakeland gem at the heart of historic Ambleside is unbelievably at risk of demolition and replacement by a 64 room hotel.
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There are two ways you can support our campaign - make a pledge or donation, or contribute towards SAVE's costs.read more...
Pickles says leaving Ringo Starrâ€™s birthplace in a stub of street is not enough.read more...
A race is on to raise funds to preserve Wentworth Woodhouse, one of the grandest stately homes in Britain, by placing it in a new charitable trust which will open it to the public. So far Â£3.4m has been pledged towards an acquisition target of Â£7m. SAVE is now urgently seeking a matching sum to enable the purchase to go ahead.read more...
Thursday 16th October 2014, 6.30 pm The Gallery, 75 Cowcross Street, London, EC1M 6ELread more...
SAVE's report of the Welsh Streets Public Inquiry can be downloaded hereView e-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 machinerView e-Report
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
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
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
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 remarkabView e-Report