Members of the Civic Society will be saddened to learn of the recent death of one of Leicester’s foremost local historians. Helen Boynton’s highly regarded series of books and articles covering so many aspects of the city’s life and times
Like many other individuals and organisations, we felt it was important to add our voice to the responses to the recent Planning White Paper – “Planning for the Future”. Our planning team took the lead in compiling our response, and
Congratulations to the Leicester group of the Victorian Society on their success in achieving Grade II listed status for historic building on Samuel Street. It once supplied power to the Midland Railway goods yards and warehouses. Peter Ellis of the
Good news! Many buildings have been removed from the Leicester City Council at risk register. We applaud the council for their good work on this. The picture is of 140-142 New Walk. https://news.leicester.gov.uk/news-articles/2020/october/dozens-of-buildings-removed-from-leicesters-local-heritage-at-risk-list/
If you live or work in Leicester, you should be interested in this local plan. It will affect all of us for years to come. It covers housing, employment, transport and economic development.