Liverpool Street Station Campaign
ADMINISTRATIVE/BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY: Liverpool Street Station Campaign (LISSCA) was formed in 1974 and campaigned
for conservationist redevelopment at Liverpool Street Station, in opposition to
British Rail's proposals to demolish all the buildings and replace them with a
Along with public meetings, petitions and publications, the Campaign also prepared
alternative schemes for the rationalisation and expansion of Liverpool Street
Station, while maintaining the complex of historic Victorian railway buildings.
The Campaign's president was Sir John Betjeman, with Vice-Presidents including
Spike Milligan, Patrick Cormack and Andrew Faulds.
SCOPE AND CONTENT:
- Campaign files containing notes, minutes, circulars, correspondence and membership
material detailing the activities and campaigning of the organisation, along with
papers, cuttings and photographs relating to Liverpool Street Station and material
regarding fundraising campaigns, such as the Railwalk in 1976, 1975-1978
EXTENT: 4 boxes