The Twentieth Century Society

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Middleton Hall University of Hull

Heritage breakdown – delays in listing system threaten Leslie Martin masterpiece

The Twentieth Century Society is extremely concerned about imminent plans to radically alter and extend Middleton Hall by Sir Leslie Martin, a post war listed building at the… More…

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Kensal House SPID project

Kensal Voices: Tales of the Sunshine Flats

On 22nd February 2014, young performers and volunteers came together to perform a collaborative site-specific piece of theatre entitled ‘Stories in Residence: Tales from the Sunshine Flats’. This… More…

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Trinity Square Car Park, Gateshead by Rodney Gordon at Owen Luder, 1967 photo c. Richard Hook

C20 Society needs your support

Join us or donate today to play a key role in making sure the best Twentieth Century buildings survive. We rely on membership subscriptions, donations and legacies to help fund our core activities so your support is crucial. The Society has a formal role in... More...

Events

Palazzos by the Pool: Architects and the Thames, 1914-2014

Palazzos by the Pool: Architects and the Thames, 1914-2014 - Members Only   Saturday 30 August 2014   9:00am to 5:00pm Price £40, which includes your boat fare   The Th... Events listing...

An Architectural Pilgrim's Progress in Bedfordshire'- Saturday, 13 September 2014

An Architectural Pilgrim's Progress in Bedfordshire'- Saturday, 13 September 2014   Members£35   A day in and around Bedford in memory of Sheila Manning from Potton ... Events listing...

Twentieth-Century Churches: New Buildings For a Changing World - Saturday, 4 October, 10:15 - 17:15

Twentieth-century churches: new buildings for a changing world - Saturday, 4 October, 10:15 - 17:15   A day conference with the Ecclesiological Society at St Alban's Church Centre... Events listing...

Building of the month

Sassoon House by Elizabeth Denby and Maxwell Fry, Main Façade, St Marys Road, Peckham, London, 1934

Sassoon House, London

by Elizabeth Darling At first glimpse, St Mary’s Road, Peckham, in south London appears much like any other in this part of London. A residential street, it is… More…

About us

Dorothy Annan mural in Farringdon Road

Protecting C20th architecture and design

The Twentieth Century Society exists to safeguard the heritage of architecture and design in Britain from 1914 onwards. The Society’s prime objectives are conservation, to protect the buildings and design that characterise the Twentieth Century in Britain, and education, to extend our knowledge and appreciation of them. More...