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News: Smith urged to intervene in South Bank demolition plans

The Twentieth Century Society has written to culture secretary Chris Smith slamming Elliott Bernerd's proposals for large-scale demolition at London's South Bank. It takes particular exception to proposals to knock down the Hayward Gallery and the building containing the Queen Elizabeth Hall and Purcell Room. Kenneth Powell, consultant director of the Twentieth Century Society, wrote: 'Though still unlisted, these buildings have twice been recommended for listing by English Heritage, ...

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