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For more information or comment on press releases call Ali McClary, communications manager, on 0207 456 0908.

02/12/2020
Our Philip Webb Award recognises design that sympathetically revitalises a historic building for a new use. This year's winning scheme to reimagine disused buildings in Nottingham city into an arts centre was by Jess Tyson.
26/11/2020
The cost of the High Speed 2 rail link on our built environment.
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.
07/05/2020
The SPAB has embarked on a second building repair project to revive the only surviving windmill in Leicestershire that retains its historic machinery.
14/01/2020
Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson’s A-listed masterpiece, the Egyptian Halls, has been shortlisted by the pan-European heritage organisation, Europa Nostra
02/12/2019
Two architecture graduates have jointly won the SPAB's the Philip Webb Award for schemes proving that with imagination and sensitivity you don’t need to demolish historic buildings.
31/10/2019
To celebrate 30 years of our prestigious John Betjeman Award in 2020, we are extending the competition beyond England and Wales, to include faith buildings across the UK and the Republic of Ireland. 
11/09/2019
Malcolm Fryer Architects will lead the SPAB through the crucial initial steps of acquiring Old House Project listed building consent and planning permission for repair and alteration work.