Published: 14th Sep 2018

They say the buildings on the list, which is published anually, have all reached a ‘critical point of dereliction’ where only urgent action can save them from being lost forever. The buildings include a Victorian seaside winter gardens, a set of seven London gasholders, a Victorian jam factory and attached village, and a former orphanage that was at the centre of a 2006 terrorist scandal. The full 2018 top ten is below. The Winter Gardens, Great Yarmouth (1878-81)  – A glass and iron structure that has been a ballroom and roller-skating rink. It’s currently owned by Great Yarmouth Borough Council. The Winter Gardens, Great Yarmouth Bromley-by-Bow gasholders, London (1872) – A patch of seven Victorian gasholders. Merseyside Centre for the Deaf, Liverpool (1887) –  A gothic chapel which was built for the Merseyside deaf community. For twenty years after its closure in 1986 it was run as a successful community … (To read the full article, subscribe below)