A Case for Action

Just as the Greeks and the Egyptians have their civilisation, Britain had its civilisation in the 19th century as a result of leading the industrial revolution. Public houses were on every street corner and are part of our heritage, our civilisation. By losing these important buildings we are losing a significant part of our heritage.

In the UK four public houses are closing a day (This is Money; Nov 2015). This figure is backed up by CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) who give a figure of 29 closing a week. Many of these public houses will be demolished for redevelopment as residential accommodation particularly in London.

I want to raise awareness of our important built heritage because many historic buildings will be lost over the next 10 years mostly to redevelopment.

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Gower pub, Gwennyth Street, Cathays, Cardiff

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Planning permission was granted in Feb 2016 for the Gower pub to be demolished for flats

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