5 Heritage Sites Saved by their Local Community

1. Hastings Pier, East Sussex Hastings Pier was built in 1872 and flourished during the Victorian seaside tourist boom. Following a recent troubled history it has been rescued by Hastings Pier Charity and White Rock Trust who, with grants from English Heritage and Heritage Lottery Fund, are repairing the Victorian structure to create a People’s Pier, owned by local residents and businesses. 2. Battersea Arts Centre, London Battersea Arts Centre Charity campaigned to save this building in 1970 when it was threatenedRead more