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.
The Government has published the long-awaited and much talked about White Paper called “Planning for the Future”. It contains proposals to reform the current planning rules for England, promising a “radical reform unlike anything we have seen since the Second World War”.
Do you, like us, have concerns for the ongoing uncertainty around Garden Street Island? Here are our comments sent recently to the City Council about an application which will affect it. We live in hope.
We were planning to introduce a revised awards scheme this year, but the corona virus has made this impossible. Next year the society is 50 years old. This gives us the opportunity to announce Leicester Civic Society’s 50th Anniversary Heritage and Design Awards.