Nottingham bike HQ is England's 400,000th listed building

Thomas Cecil Howitt's 1931 Raleigh headquarters in Nottingham

Flagship 1931 Raleigh base designed by celebrated provincial architect

Raleigh’s bicycle headquarters, designed by one of the country’s most significant provincial architects, has become England’s 400,000th listed building.

The 1931 flagship office in Nottingham took the honour as it was awarded grade II protection along with three other buildings today.

Culture secretary Jeremy Wright said the listing milestone “highlights the huge diversity of historic places that we have protected and the integral role heritage plays in our culture”.

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