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01st September - 18:48

New awards will join our exisiting ones in a celebration of old buildings and the people who champion them.

12th August - 17:26

Our annual award for the person who best embodied the working party spirit – a warm mixture of generosity, dedication and enthusiasm. This year it was awarded to John Russell, a carpenter based in East Sussex.

13th May - 09:53

We could not be more thrilled by the news that the SPAB's Old House project has been shortlisted for the Museum+Heritage Awards Restoration or Conservation Project of the Year. 

12th January - 18:56

In anticipation of a talk in March on their collaboration, we looked to our archives to explore John Piper’s involvement in the establishment of our Betjeman Award over 30 years ago, to honour his friend’s love of ancient churches.

18th December - 17:52

Stonemason Tom Flemons received the award for his outstanding personal contribution both to traditional building skills and support of the SPAB Fellowship.

23rd November - 21:43

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.

13th October - 22:58

Despite the disruption caused by Covid-19 to its format this year, the SPAB’s Philip Webb Award drew a record-breaking number of entries, with 31 schemes received from individuals or teams who, between them, represent 19 schools of architecture across the UK.   

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