Listed Buildings

MPs, Lords And Public Figures Tweet Support Of Royal Vauxhall Tavern Listing

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 09.09.2015 | UK

The oldest gay venue in London, the Royal Vauxhall Tavern (RVT), has been awarded grade II listed status after a successful campaign with supporters i...

LOOK: 'Concrete Monstrosities' Given Listed Status

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 20.09.2013 | UK

A Cold War bunker, a concrete electricity sub-station and a yellow-roofed warehouse that featured in a James Bond film have been given listed status. ...

PHOTOS: One Third Of Listed Buildings Hit By Crime

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.05.2012 | UK

Almost a fifth of England's most precious historic buildings were hit by crimes ranging from vandalism to metal theft last year, English Heritage said...

Find Out Which Stars' Childhood Homes Are Now Listed Buildings

PA | Posted 30.04.2012 | Home

The childhood homes of former Beatles John Lennon and Sir Paul McCartney have become listed buildings, it was revealed this week. Heritage Minister...

Ex-Pupils Make Old School Their New Home

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.11.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Former pupils at Mersey Street Primary School have returned to the classroom - but this time, they have moved in. The school in east Belfast closed...

English Heritage Angel Awards

Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber | Posted 26.12.2011 | UK
Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber

Before I discovered musical theatre, my earliest passion was architecture. It started with ruined castles and abbeys, soon included churches, and eventually architecture of any sort. My love of architecture has never dimmed, which explains why one unusually beautiful day last summer, I found myself among 300 or so other guests at St John's Smith Square in Westminster, invited by English Heritage to hear the results of its research into the condition of the country's historic places of worship - and, importantly, to celebrate all those who do so much to save these much loved buildings from irreversible decay.