*Casework Gallery

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The motivation to start most of our member societies,

was some threat to a community or heritage

asset, which generally prompted public awareness

and a campaign to save it.

 

The reason for member societies to keep going , is

usually because their locality would otherwise lose an

established forum for civic and heritage concerns

 

Some successful heritage campaigns:

 Click on linked <webpage > below, to visit the website

(Right-click the Back Arrow at top screen left, for a list of webpages just visited)

 

Boston :  Fydell House, South Square:

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                                      Rear garden view, 1930s                Guildhall & Fydell House front

Saved from demolition for redevelopment in 1935

by the formation of the Boston Preservation Trust

<http://www.bostonpreservationtrust.com/history-of-fydell-house.html >

 

Bullbridge :  Stevenson’s Dye Works:

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Redevelopment brought to community scrutiny in 2009,

by the formation of Bullbridge and Sawmills Area Civic Society

<http://www.bullandsaw.co.uk/stevensons.php >

 

Heckington :  Railway Station & Windmill:

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Railway station saved from demolition in 1975

and Windmill restored to working order in 1986 

by the Heckington Village Trust

<http://www.heckingtonvillagetrust.org.uk/the-village-trust.html >

 

Wellingborough :  Drill Hall, The High Street

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Saved from demolition in 2014 with the intervention of

Wellingborough Civic Society

<http://www.wellingboroughcivicsociety.org.uk/letters.html >

 

Wigston :  “Two Steeples Walk”

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Established as a Millennium project, it is a staged heritage walk

and was relaunched by Wigston Civic Society in June 2016

<http://www.wigstoncivicsociety.org.uk/2steepleswalk.html >

 

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