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22nd July - 18:56

The Award is presented each year to the person who best embodied the working party spirit - a warm mixture of generosity, dedication and enthusiasm. This year, the first year, it was awarded to Britt Harwood.

24th April - 11:46

An update on the Gloria e Marco Award (GeM), a scholarship for Italian architectural students in conservation

23rd April - 13:44

To celebrate 30 years of the award, the competition was extended for entries from the whole of the UK and Ireland

21st April - 15:47

Our award celebrates excellence in conservation at places of worship of all faiths.

07th April - 11:46

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

16th March - 16:11

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.

13th December - 13:12

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. 

02nd December - 12:07

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.

31st October - 13:09

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. 

29th October - 13:12

This Award is a scholarship in memory of Gloria Trevisan and Marco Gottardi, who tragically died in the fire at Grenfell Tower. Giulia Pannocchia updates us on her career since the Award