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.
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”.