OUTRAGEOUS PLAN TO BUILD ON EUSTON SQUARE

Posted on Jun 15, 2018 in News
OUTRAGEOUS PLAN TO BUILD ON EUSTON SQUARE

Comments on Landowners’ Preferred Euston Stations Masterplan dated December 2017 BCAAC has just gained access to redacted copies of a Masterplan developed by Wilkinson Eyre in tandem with the plan to rebuild and extend the western side of Euston Station to accommodate HS2 trains. It is also intended eventually to rebuild the eastern side of […]

Conservation Area Affected by Euston Area Plan and HS2

Posted on Feb 14, 2018 in Planning Policy
Conservation Area Affected by Euston Area Plan and HS2

The BCAAC is contributing to a heritage audit of the area affected by the Euston Planning Brief and HS2. The aim is to bring to Camden’s attention the importance of the listed buildings and parts of the CA whose setting will be affected by the development proposals.  

50th Anniversary Party

Posted on Feb 14, 2018 in Exhibitions & Events
50th Anniversary Party

The BCAAC held a party to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the act which set up Conservation Areas and the exhibition of the model showing London in 1840. The BCAAC has been in existence since 1967! Frank Dobson, a founder member and significant contributor for the betterment of heritage in Camden was the guest of […]

Tavistock Place proposed cycle route

Posted on Jan 17, 2018 in Uncategorized
Tavistock Place proposed cycle route

Torrington Place to Tavistock Place Public Inquiry   BCAAC recently took part in a Public Inquiry, which was held at Camden Town Hall for four weeks, between 10 October and 2 November 2017. An Experimental Traffic Order, signed off in July 2015, heralded significant changes to the layout and flow of traffic along Torrington Place […]

Camden’s Euston Area Plan

Posted on Dec 7, 2017 in Uncategorized
Camden’s Euston Area Plan

Camden’s Euston Area Plan and all the changes proposed for Euston Square and the area around it cause considerable concern. Proposals for Euston Station include rumours of a possible attempt to reorientate Euston Square Gardens or build on them for commercial development. All these discussions seem to ignore that the adjacent listed buildings are in […]

Conservation in Bloomsbury, Exhibition Opening

Posted on Nov 28, 2016 in Exhibitions & Events
Conservation in Bloomsbury, Exhibition Opening

We’re having an exhibition of photographs to display some of the buildings and work we have been involved in within the conservation area. We would be delighted if you could join us on Tuesday 29th November between 6pm-8pm at the Alan Baxter Gallery for the opening. Wine and nibbles will be available.

BT Tower Event

Posted on Sep 16, 2016 in Exhibitions & Events
BT Tower Event

The BCAAC is holding a fundraising event on October 9th. British Telecom have very generously given us the use of their BT Tower viewing gallery and Griff Rhys Jones has volunteered to be the master of ceremonies!  There will be an interview with Richard Seifert and a short talk by Professor Alan Short.  Funds raised […]

Royal Ear Hospital Entrance Demolition Plans

Posted on Jun 11, 2015 in Uncategorized
Royal Ear Hospital Entrance Demolition Plans

APPALLING  – THE DEMOLITION OF THIS FINE FACADE HAS JUST BEEN APPROVED WITH ONLY ONE COUNCILLOR VOTING AGAINST IT. THE OFFICERS AND PLANNING COMMITTEE SEEM OBLIVIOUS TO THEIR DUTY TO  PRESERVE AND CARE FOR OUR CONSERVATION AREA!   DO THEY REALLY NOT VALUE THE CONSERVATION AREA OR ARE THE DEVELOPMENT PLANS OF BIG INSTITUTIONS ALWAYS MORE […]

Old GPO on New Oxford Street to be enlarged and re-clad

Posted on Jun 11, 2015 in News
Old GPO on New Oxford Street to be enlarged and re-clad

‘The proposal for a vastly pumped up scheme for the conversion of the old GPO sorting office on New Oxford Street has been approved by Camden Council. This was a grim decision as the proposal causes great harm to the conservation area – in particular the view down Museum Street from the British Museum (lined […]