The Twentieth Century Society

100 Buildings 100 Years


Sainsbury's, Greenwich

Award winning Sainsbury’s millennium eco-store not listed

The Twentieth Century Society is disappointed by the decision issued this week not to list the Sainsbury’s eco-millennium store. The award winning Sainsbury’s on the Greenwich peninsula, south… More…


J R James Cumbernauld housing

Images of C20 Britain from archive of planner JR James

The University of Sheffield have made available on Flickr a collection of historic photographs and plans from the archive of influential planner J R ‘Jimmy’ James. The archive includes… 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...


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, Baldwin Gar... Events listing...

Richard and Su Rogers' House for His Parents (Tour 1, 11:00 - 12:30) , 22 Parkside Wimbledon

22 Parkside, Wimbledon, London - Tour 1 (11:00 - 12:30) -Members Only   Sunday, 5th October, 2014 (11:00 - 12:30) - This event will NOT take place on 14th September.   Pl... Events listing...

Post War Churches in London - An extensive exploration by coach of some of London's most important church architecture of the past seventy years.

Post War Churches In LondonSaturday 11th October, 09:30 - 17:30 Following on from the day conference with the Ecclesiological Society at St Alban's on 4 October focusing on the Twentieth Cen... Events listing...

Building of the month

ceiling of great hall hove town hall

Hove Town Hall

by Susannah Charlton Hove Town Hall, built in 1970-3 to the designs of John Wells-Thorpe, is a remarkable example of 1970s Brutalist architecture, replacing the Gothic town hall… 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...