Below is a list of prominent #SaveBevisMarks supporters. We are thankful for their support in the campaign against the applications at 33 Creechurch Lane and 31 Bury Street.

Historians and authors

Prof Jane S Gerber – Professor Emerita, Sephardic/Jewish Studies, City University of New York

Jaclyn Granick – Lecturer in Modern Jewish History, Cardiff University

Prof Abigail Green – Professor of Modern European History, Brasenose College, Oxford

Agnes Grunwald-Spier – Historian, author and Holocaust survivor

Tom Holland FRSL – Historian and author

Philip Norman – Novelist and journalist

Sir Simon Schama – Historian, television presenter and author

Simon Sebag Montefiore – Historian, television presenter and author

Dr Wanda Wyporska – Author and historian, CEO of the Society of Genealogists and former Executive Director of The Equality Trust

Planning professionals

Ben Derbyshire PPRIBA FRSA – Former President of Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and current Chair of HTA Design LLP

Sarah Sackman – Public and environmental barrister, former parliamentary candidate, and Vice-Chair of Jewish Labour Movement


Nickie Aiken – MP for Cities of London and Westminster

Rehman Chisti – MP for Gillingham and Rainham

Jonathan Djanogly – MP for Huntingdon

Steve Reed – MP for Croydon North

Edward Vaizey, Baron Vaizey of Didcot, Minister for Culture 2010-16

Sammy Wilson – MP for East Antrim

Former City of London figures

Sir Michael Bear, HonFREng – Lord Mayor of London (2010/11), and Alderman (2006-2017), Common Councilman and Deputy (2003-2006) for Portsoken ward

Anthony Eskenzi CBE – City of London Councilman, Chief Commoner, and Sheriff of the City of London (1981/82)

Peter Levene, Baron Levene of Portsoken – City of London Alderman (1994-2012), Lord Mayor of London (1998/99) and Sheriff of the City of London (1995/96)


Dame Hilary Blume – Founder and Director, Charities Advisory Trust

Helena Louise Morrissey, Baroness Morrissey of Chapel Green in the Royal County of Berkshire

Heritage organisations

City Heritage Society

The Friends of the City Churches

Future for Religious Heritage (FRH)

Historic England

Save Britain’s Heritage

Jewish organisations

Board of Deputies of British Jews

European Jewish Congress

Foundation for Jewish Heritage

Jewish Historical Society of England (JHSE)

Jewish Museum of London

Other religious organisations

The Baptist Interfaith Working Group

London Diocesan Fund

London District of the Methodist Church

The Salvation Army

The United Reformed Church

City of London Companies

The Drapers’ Company

The Honourable Company of Master Mariners

The Worshipful Company of Ironmongers