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Picking up the pieces

[paypal-donation] This is the first update since Grade II Listed Jessop’s Edwardian building was demolished last summer by Sheffield University. We have the whole ugly process catalogued and in due course many photos and an extended version of an article … Continue reading

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Brief encounter with Sheffield University VC, Sir Keith Burnett

Walking with my son through Sheffield City Centre, Jessop’s Grade II listed Edwardian building not far from my thoughts, demolition imminent,  it was a bit odd to realise I had just walked past the Vice Chancellor of Sheffield University. N.R … Continue reading

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Last Chance to Save Jessops Edwardian building

So far we have gone through the planning system measures, Eric Pickles did not call the application in and then SAVE Britain’s Heritage and the Victorian Society also took legal measures to ask for a judicial review of these plans. … Continue reading

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Court of Appeal decision

Sorry to say it is not good news. We got to the court of appeal, we did everything we could do, but were faced with a fairly ‘keen on the establishment’ and set in his ways planning judge who took … Continue reading

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The Jessop Fighting Fund

FUND UPDATE=£2601 Tues 1pm SAVE and The Victorian Society were given 7 days to appeal the decision last Thursday in the High Court that prevented them from taking the plan for needless demolition of Jessop’s Grade II listed Edwardian building … Continue reading

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We’re not giving up yet

On Thursday 27th June Mr Justice Supperstone refused permission for a judicial review of this case.  SAVE Britain’s Heritage and The Victorian Society have been granted 7 days, that is, until Thursday 4th July to lodge an appeal.  Until then … Continue reading

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Injunction granted protecting Jessop Edwardian building

The high Court has granted an injunction against Sheffield University preventing it, or its partners, from demolishing the Grade II listed Edwardian Jessop Building.  SAVE Britain’s Heritage and the Victorian Society requested the injunction following an exchange with the University’s … Continue reading

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SAVE and Victorian Society begin judicial review proceedings against Sheffield Council

SAVE and The Victorian Society have issued the following press release: The Victorian Society and SAVE Britain’s Heritage have issued joint Judicial Review proceedings with the aim of saving the Grade II listed Edwardian Jessop Hospital building from demolition, that was … Continue reading

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SAVE asks Sheffield University to reconsider ahead of possible legal action

SAVE Britain’s Heritage Director Clem Cecil confirmed on BBC Radio Sheffield Monday  29th April, that pre-application letters have been exchanged between Sheffield City Council and SAVE’s solicitors ahead of a possible Judicial Review of the decision to allow Sheffield University … Continue reading

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A ray of hope

A couple of days ago it really looked like the end of the road for our campaign and for the Jessop Edwardian building.  Something has changed though and suddenly there is some hope again.  SAVE Britain’s Heritage is a national … Continue reading

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