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03/12/2018
Three young architecture graduates have won the SPAB's prestigious ‘new design in historic contexts’ award, the Philip Webb Award, for their separate schemes proving that with imagination and sensitivity you don’t need to demolish historic buildings.
05/10/2018
Broadcaster and heritage champion Loyd Grossman is to be the keynote speaker at the SPAB's first exhibition, The Old House Show, presented in partnership with Period Living.
05/07/2018
With two months until its first major exhibition, The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB) has announced its full speaker line up
05/07/2018
The Elizabethan manor house, Eastbury in Barking, is the destination for the 2018 SPAB (Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings) Working Pa
07/06/2018
The SPAB has received a confirmed National Lottery Grant of £99,400 for the ‘We Love Eastbury: 100 Years of Protection and Preservation’ project. This project is in partnership with London Borough of Barking and Dagenham’s Heritage Services.
05/06/2018
Sensitive conservation work to internationally significant wall paintings at Grade 1-listed Guild Chapel in Stratford-upon-Avon has won the prestigious 2017 SPAB John Betjeman Award.
19/04/2018
A nationwide celebration of Britain’s mills and wildlife taking place on Saturday and Sunday 12-13 May 2018.
05/04/2018
The 2018 Fellows begin the unique educational scheme designed to nurture and develop the hands-on skills needed to care for old buildings.
05/04/2018
The three newest recruits to this long-established training scheme for young architectural and building professionals begin their countrywide conservation tour.
04/04/2018
A familiar name, face and voice to anyone interested in architecture and design, broadcaster Kevin McCloud has just become the SPAB’s first official Ambassador.