Leaking roofs and windows and ingress of pigeons have caused significant problems. A new owner undertook urgent works, including repairs to roof, and gained Listed Building Consent for re-use as a public house/ restaurant. It was sold in 2016 and the new owner has plans to redevelop the siteLeaking roofs and windows and ingress of pigeons have caused significant problems. A new owner undertook urgent works, including repairs to roof, and gained Listed Building Consent for re-use as a public house/ restaurant. It was sold in 2016 and the new owner has plans to redevelop the site
Leaking roofs and windows and ingress of pigeons have caused significant problems. A new owner undertook urgent works, including repairs to roof, and gained Listed Building Consent for re-use as a public house/ restaurant. It was sold in 2016 and the new owner has plans to redevelop the site | Google Street View

Historic England at Risk Register 2022: 19 Birmingham heritage places we could lose

Here are the 19 Birmingham buildings at risk of being lost in 2022

Historic England has released its Heritage at Risk Register for 2022, with 175 historic buildings and site added. The Register is a summary of the critical health of some of England’s most historic landmarks.

There are 19 Birmingham buildings at risk of being lost this year. They can be found in the city centre and across out of town neighbourhoods and include a former libray, stately home and places of worship.

Charities, owners, local councils, and Historic England have also worked together to see historic places restored, re-used, and brought back to life.

Duncan Wilson, chief executive of Historic England said: “As the threat of climate change grows, the reuse and sensitive upgrading of historic buildings and places becomes ever more important.

“Finding new uses for buildings and sites rescued from the Register avoids the high carbon emissions associated with demolishing structures and building new.”

In 2021/22, Historic England awarded £8.66 million in repair grants to 185 sites on the Heritage at Risk Register. In addition to this, 15 sites have benefitted from £3.25 million in grants from the heritage at risk strand of the Culture Recovery Fund during 2021/22.

These grants help with emergency repairs to historic buildings and help protect the livelihoods of dedicated people who run and maintain the historically rich places.

These are the 19 Birmingham buildings at risk of being lost in 2022, along with Historic England’s description of the buildings and repairs needed.

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