Leicester Civic Society was delighted to be involved in this five year project to restore and regenerate the architectural heritage of Leicester’s Old Town which focussed on buildings in the Greyfriars area. You can find out more on the legacy
The November 2020 issue of ‘The Citizen’ contained an article about Leicester’s Crown Jewel, New Walk, and the changes that it has seen in its long history, from Georgian promenade for the townsfolk to the racecourse on the Southern edge
On 30 January 2021 the Government launched a consultation on a new draft National Model Design Code and proposed amendments to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF). The consultation is published alongside the Government’s response to the Building Better, Building Beautiful
Have you seen the new local plan for Leicester? You can read it here. We were delighted to read this and have submitted our, generally favourable response, available to read here.
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/