HSBC Bank, 31, Granby Street, Leicester - Leicester, City of (UA)

Former HSBC bank, 1872-74 by Joseph Goddard in the French Gothic Revival style. Large banking hall with elaborate timber roof and stained glass. The main building is currently used for worship. Stained glass windows have been repaired and the upper floors converted. The roofs continue to deteriorate and are in need of repair. Urgent repairs completed on one roof in March 2018 with financial support from Leicester City Council. Historic England in continued dialogue with the owners who are preparing a Heritage Lottery Fund application.

HSBC Bank, 31, Granby Street, Leicester - Leicester, City of (UA)
© Leicester City Council

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: HSBC
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1074047
  • Local Planning Authority: Leicester, City of (UA)
  • Site Type: Commercial > Office


  • Building Name: HSBC Bank
  • Street Number: 31
  • Street Name: Granby Street
  • Locality: Leicester
  • Unitary Authority: Leicester, City of (UA)
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Leicester South
  • Region: East Midlands

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Part occupied/part in use
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Commercial company
  • Designation: Listed Building grade II*, CA