The Twentieth Century Society

C20 December 2011 E-News

The Society wishes all members very Happy Christmas!

Listing news

There has been very good news on the listing front.

Lloyds of LondonĀ  has been listed Grade I joining the Royal Festival Hall and the Willis Faber Building in Ipswich.


Victor Pasmore’s Apollo Pavilion in Peterlee, County Durham (see image below) has been listed Grade II*.

Apollo Pavilion

St Raphael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church in Millbrook, Stalybridge by Massey and Massey has been listed grade II. The interior features dalle de verre stained glass by Pierre Fourmaintraux of Powells Whitefriars Studios, bespoke ceramic Stations of the Cross and water stoops by Alan Boyson and a central pendant light fitting by McGloughlin of Dublin.

Magazine and Journal

The next issue of the new-look magazine will come out in the second half of February and the next copy of the Journal on the 1970s is in final draft. It should be sent out at the beginning of March.Staff news

Henrietta Billings has joined the casework team as replacement for Jon Wright. Nicola Webb Jenkins has also left us on completion of her EH funded project. The office team is now made up of Catherine Croft (Director), George Jerger (Office Manager), Henrietta Billings (Full time caseworker) and Christina Malathouni (Part time caseworker).

Chamberlin Powell & Bon

Society Trustee Elain Harwood’s new book on Chamberlain Powell and Bon was very well received and had a series of excellent reviews, both in the mainstream and specialist architectural press.

Dates for your diary

Why I love concrete: In defence of Brutalism – Catherine Croft (C20 Director)
Tuesday 10 January, 6.00pm
A joint event organised by C20 Society, Spike Island Arts Centre, Bristol Civic Society and Bristol & Bath RIBA