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16/01/2019

To the lovers of ancient buildings it is the ‘feel’ of a building that makes them ‘great’. For SPAB member Allan Ockenden nowhere fits this bill better than the tiny medieval chapel at Yatton, tucked away in a corner of the Herefordshire countryside.

11/01/2019

Father of Arts & Crafts architecture and SPAB co-founder Philip Webb was born on this day in 1831. He was an architect, designer, conservationist and mentor.

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.

14/11/2018

The future now looks bright for a Nottinghamshire cottage saved by the SPAB this October.

09/11/2018

 Medieval farmhouse on the edge of Exmoor, the site of a SPAB Guerilla Working Party to secure the building for the winter, has been officially recognised as ‘at risk’ by Historic England this week.

06/11/2018

Is there a faith building repair project in your community that you're proud of? It might be eligible for the SPAB’s John Betjeman Award. Award closes 26 February 2019.

06/11/2018

A nine-month, hands-on learning experience aimed at craftspeople, architects, surveyors and engineers.

12/10/2018

Showcasing the best in practical conservation, the two days (7-8 September) attracted building professionals, homeowners, enthusiasts and those interested in developing a career in the heritage sector.

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.

13/08/2018

"When the opportunity to demonstrate stained glass conservation at the Old House Show arose, I was delighted to take part. SPAB events have always been very positive experiences for me."