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26/11/2020

The cost of the High Speed 2 rail link on our built environment.

25/11/2020

Renting and unsure how and if you can carry out building maintenance? We’ve put together some tips for renters who’d like to do more maintenance to look after their home.

23/11/2020

Our John Betjeman Award for excellence in conservation at places of worship celebrates its 30th year. The 2020 winner is Tenterden Methodist Church, Kent for the exemplary repair of a war memorial pipe organ.

19/11/2020

Checklists and video guides to help you look after faith buildings, from the SPAB, the National Churches Trust and Historic England for National Maintenance Week

13/11/2020

Our annual campaign, 20-27 November, reminds anyone who cares for a property - regardless of its age, type or purpose - of the straightforward steps they can take to protect their building from winter weather. Simple, regular maintenance can make a huge difference to the condition, lifespan and energy efficiency of our buildings.

09/11/2020

Our award for excellence in conservation at places of worship of all denominations and faiths drew a range of impressive entries in the England & Wales category. We were especially pleased to see the United Reformed Church, and Methodist buildings, represented this year.

29/10/2020

The SPAB is run with the help of a great many passionate and committed volunteers. With our annual Guardians elections looming in mid-November, we thought it a good time to explain how the SPAB is structured and celebrate the role of our volunteers who serve on our committees.

28/10/2020

Despite the pandemic, progress has been made this summer with roof repairs at the SPAB's Old House Project at St Andrew's, Boxley in Kent. The roof is an especially important and characterful feature of our Grade II* listed building.

27/10/2020

Architect Gordon Shrigley looks to SPAB co-founder Philip Webb for inspiration

22/10/2020

As our Scholarship programme was sadly postponed, the SPAB scholars for 2020 - Amy Redman, Libby Watts and Lucy Newport - sought to find some spirit of the experience in a new challenge: a fundraising hike from the south to north Lakes