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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

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.