The Twentieth Century Society

Press releases

Broadgate demolition threat

Broadgate embodied the brash city culture of the 1980s but is now threatened with demolition, just as it is being considered for listing. The complex is an example… More…

Saltdean Lido upgraded

This much-loved local lido has had its listing upgraded to Grade II* after a spirited campaign. The Save Saltdean Lido Campaign are celebrating the success of their applicaton to English… More…

Save Redcar Library

The C20 Society request to list ABK’s Redcar library, threatened with demolition by the Council, is supported by Paul Finch, writing in the AJ. Writing in the Architects… More…

South Bank Centre

Third Grace of London’s South Bank turned down for listing. Despite a rigorous report by English Heritage describing the South Bank Centre as, “a notable monument to the… More…

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About The Twentieth Century Society

The Twentieth Century Society is a membership organisation which campaigns for the conservation of the best C20th architecture. It was founded in 1976 as the Thirties Society and is now recognised by government and has a statutory role in the planning process. For more details, see our website,