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23/01/2020

We visit the exhibition at the William Morris Gallery in Walthamstow, London which shows another strand of Morris' influence on modern design.

14/01/2020

We wrote a comprehensive letter of advice strongly objecting to a number of key aspects of major re-ordering of this medieval church, notably raising and covering the beautiful historic floor to install underfloor heating and create level access.

14/01/2020

This Grade II listed water mill on the River Test was devastated by fire in 2018. We commented on detailed plans for its repair and were delighted that traditional techniques and materials would be used and that a team of highly skilled craftspeople have been involved.

14/01/2020

Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson’s A-listed masterpiece, the Egyptian Halls, has been shortlisted by the pan-European heritage organisation, Europa Nostra

13/12/2019

In November we held a working party at St Andrew’s, our Old House Project in Kent. With the help of over 30 keen volunteers and experts the building and its garden have been transformed.

13/12/2019

Throughout her distinguished career, Catherine has been a tireless advocate for the relevance and care of places of worship, building conservation and the work of the SPAB. 

13/12/2019

We're delighted to have lent a treasure from our archive to the current exhibition at Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh, which explores May Morris' life and work. 

02/12/2019

Two young architecture graduates have jointly won the SPAB's prestigious ‘new design in historic contexts’ prize, the Philip Webb Award, for their separate schemes proving that with imagination and sensitivity you don’t need to demolish historic buildings.

12/11/2019

Embroidery artist Niamh Wimperis was given our ‘Sketching with Thread’ workshop earlier this year as a gift. We asked her to share her experience.

06/11/2019

For the first time, we are recruiting for millwright applicant on our crafts Fellowship for 2020. We asked 2009 SPAB Fellow Karl Grevatt to share his experience of moving from carpentry into millwrighting.