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Save the Workhouse on Cleveland Street Fitzrovia

This petition was published by Aimery de Malet Roquefort on Oct 06, 2010
Closed on May 23, 2013
Result:
This petition is now closed. The building has been listed.

We, the undersigned, call on the Department for Culture, Media and Sport Camden Council to list the building and Camden Council's Development Control Planning Services department to reject the proposed demolition of the former workhouse at 44 Cleveland Street (application ref: 2010/2205/P & 2010/2209/C) on the ground that it is of great historical and architectural relevance.

The former Strand Union Workhouse was built in 1775 and not only it has contributed a very important role in the abolition of workhouses, but it is also a rare example of a functional, purpose-built Georgian workhouse which should be preserved for the generations to come.

This petition is now closed.

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