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06/05/2021

We have been alerted to concerns regarding the declining condition of this Grade II* listed hall. Years of neglect and recent theft of the roof lead is making the building vulnerable to water ingress.

26/04/2021

Development Officer: Grants & Awards

Part-time/ Maternity cover

Applications by: Thursday 6th May

12/04/2021

We are absolutely delighted that the SPAB is one of the 476 heritage organisations who will share £44M from the the Culture Recovery Fund.  

22/01/2021

We are delighted to announce our new SPAB Chair, Nichola Tasker. Nichola brings a wealth of organisational knowledge to the role with her experience as a Trustee and Guardian. Nichola is a conservation architect and SPAB Scholar (1998).

06/01/2021

The first John Betjeman Award in Ireland recognises sensitive external stonework conservation.

18/12/2020

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

09/12/2020

A huge thank you to our members, donors, grant givers and followers who have not wavered in their support of the SPAB through the lockdown months. We would also like to offer our heartfelt thanks to the National Lottery players who made the National Lottery heritage Fund Emergency Grants possible.

Don’t forget that we will be closing the office on 23rd December for the Christmas break, re-opening 4th January. From everyone at the SPAB we wish you a very merry Christmas and a happy new year!

09/11/2020

Our award for excellence in conservation at places of worship of all denominations and faiths drew a range of impressive entries in the England & Wales category. We were especially pleased to see the United Reformed Church, and Methodist buildings, represented this year.

20/10/2020

After helpful input from members, SPAB is reviewing its involvement with UCL surface coatings research. We are seeking to ensure traditional finishes are central to the study.

13/10/2020

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.