The Twentieth Century Society

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Sweden in England: rare 1960s complex listed

We are delighted that our application to list the 1960s Swedish Church and Mission in Rotherhithe, London has been successful. The listing this week follows our application to… More…


Preston Bus Station, 1969, BDP, Photo Save Preston Bus Station campaign

Save Preston Bus Station campaign joint winner of Heritage Hero Award

The Save Preston Bus Station campaign has been recognised by the Heritage Alliance with their Heritage Hero Award 2014, which was awarded jointly to  them and Howsham Mill at the… More…

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Preston Bus Station. Photograph taken by Shirley Searle.

C20 Architecture needs your support

Twentieth century architecture and design needs your support Join the Society or donate today to ensure the best twentieth century buildings survive. Membership subscriptions, additional donations and legacies… More…


C20 Walks and Tours Slide Show - John East

C20 Walks and Tours from 2015, as seen by John East, the Society's unofficial photographer. From Miami to the Costa Brava, Oxford to Cambridge, Birmingham to Coventry; take in a weekend in L... Events listing...

The Simpson's Building and the 1930s

The Simpson Building, now home to Waterstones Piccadilly, represents 1936 in 100 Buildings 100 Years, the book marking the centenary of the Twentieth Century Society's period. Waterstones ar... Events listing...

Members Own Travels Slide Show - Carolyn Parmeter

Have you seen Pancho Guedes' Smiling Lion or the House of the Dragon in Maputo, Mozambique? Or ever wondered what the Robot Building in Bangkok looks like?  Do you know Carlo Scarpa's w... Events listing...

Building of the month

Bradford & Bingley Building Society, Bingley, by John Brunton Partnership, Photo John Tempest

Bradford & Bingley Building Society, Bingley

In the early 1970s, in the West Riding of Yorkshire (as it still was – just – then), three buildings went up within 12 miles and three years… More…

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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...