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Derby Civic Society in partnership with Derby Hippodrome Restoration


Derby Civic Society in partnership with Derby Hippodrome Restoration Trust have revealed their plan to...

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Report on the Buildings at risk Questionnaire


We are working with the Derbyshire Historic Buildings Trust (DHBT) to identify the most important buildings...

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Breaking News


Blue Plaques...............The Steve Bloomer Blue Plaque will be launched on Friday Feuary 16th at 12-30pm...

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Building Projects


Our Judging Panel will be considering building projects during the first week in January. Please send...

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1. Derby Civic Society in partnership with Derby Hippodrome Restoration

Derby Civic Society in partnership with Derby Hippodrome Restoration Trust have revealed their plan to transform the Green Lane/Duckworth Sq area with a bold plan of regeneration which would, among other things, provide the City with a new Concert Hall as well as a restored Hippodrome for commercial theatre productions.
Follow this link to the Derby Telegraph story: http://www.derbytelegraph.co.uk/news/derby-news/revealed-150m-vision-duckworth-square-890771
The Society is hoping to persuade the City Council to back this scheme instead of their own proposals.





2. Report on the Buildings at risk Questionnaire

We are working with the Derbyshire Historic Buildings Trust (DHBT) to identify the most important buildings on the ″at risk″ register in our city.

 

The DHBT had drawn up a list of 10 buildings throughout Derbyshire that they considered priorities for restoration of which 5 are situated within the Derby City boundaries.

I recently circulated a questionnaire to our membership to obtain their views on these five buildings.

 

The first part of the questionnaire was to ask people to rate each building in accordance of the importance of that building to them.

 

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3. Breaking News

Blue Plaques...............The Steve Bloomer Blue Plaque will be launched on Friday February 16th at 12-30pm at Steve Bloomers old school :- 

Paul Wallis Fashions Ltd

Portland Street

Derby DE23 8PH.

Everyone is welcome.

The school now houses a fashion business and is on the corner of Portland Street. BBC Radio Derby are to cover the launch and again it will be good to see as many there as possible.





4. Building Projects

Our Judging Panel will be considering building projects during the first week in January. Please send your nominations to david_ling@talktalk.net as soon as possible.

Remember the building must be finished and ready for occupation during calendar year 2016.





5. Subscriptions for 2017-18

Dear Members,
Subscriptions for 2017-18 are due on Aug 1st and should be sent to ROBIN WOOD 103 WHITAKER RD DERBY DE23 6AQ

(Please make cheques payable to Derby Civic Society)

   Individual    £10                           Joint    £15                                 
   Junior £2.50 Corporate £35
   Life £67.50 Joint life £105

(New members who joined recently do not pay until 2018)