Older Campaigns & Projects

The Hackney Society has campaigned to protect many local buildings of historic and/or architectural interest over the years. Here are some of the highlights.

Local Plaque Scheme
To commemorate buildings, places, events and people
Action for Hackney Heritage (2002-04)
A community based project with a variety of outputs aimed at encouraging local people to get involved in recording and conserving their local historical environment.
Community planning campaign
October 2009-2010
Doing it for Ourselves (2000-02)
Assisted local groups in developing community-led environmental improvement projects
Raising the Standard (2003-05)
A project funded by the Community Fund that allowed us to appoint a Director and carry out further fundraising to secure future projects.
St John-at-Hackney Churchyard (2002)
In partnership with Groundwork Hackney, a consultation report on the future
RIP: demolition begins before English Heritage decides on listing
Workshops by Stillman Eastwick-Field, Morning Lane
Hackney at risk
Conservation areas at risk
English Heritage's new campaign
Air Raid Precaution Centre
Rossendale Street, E5
Pond House
Lower Clapton Road, E5
The Light Bar
233 Shoreditch High Street, E2
New Lansdowne Club
195 Mare Street, E8
New Lansdowne Club
Photo Gallery
No Hackney High Rise
A campaign by local residents
Links to local campaigns
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