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Our John Betjeman Award celebrates excellence in conservation and repair at places of worship of all denominations and faiths.


For April Fools Day we explore absurd, imaginative and eccentric architecture.


In the light of current government advice, we have closed our HQ and postponed all spring courses. However, the SPAB will continue its work championing old buildings.


This award recognises excellence in the conservation of faith buildings across the UK and Ireland. As we celebrate its 30th year, two previous judges look back on their highlights.


The SPAB is carefully monitoring the coronavirus situation. Our current policy is to carry on with business as usual, in line with the advice of the government, NCVO, and others.


Working parties provide young people with the chance to learn practical skills and engage with professionals in a relaxed environment.  


2019 Fellow Matthew Wilson looks back on six months of travel, craft and thought-provoking conversations.


In February a dozen SPAB volunteers and experts gathered to help repair an ancient church tower, which we've owned since the 1980s.


Our archive contains a collection of magic lantern slides which are being catalogued by volunteers. We are rediscovering some wonderful images of ancient buildings and structures around Britain.


Every year a select group of architects, surveyors, engineers, and craftspeople are picked for our prestigious training schemes in building conservation.