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17/03/2020

In the light of current government advice, we have closed our HQ and postponed all spring courses. However, the SPAB will continue its work championing old buildings.

10/03/2020

The SPAB is carefully monitoring the coronavirus situation. Our current policy is to carry on with business as usual, in line with the advice of the government, NCVO, and others.

05/03/2020

Working parties provide young people with the chance to learn practical skills and engage with professionals in a relaxed environment.  

25/02/2020

In February a dozen SPAB volunteers and experts gathered to help repair an ancient church tower, which we've owned since the 1980s.

17/02/2020

Every year a select group of architects, surveyors, engineers, and craftspeople are picked for our prestigious training schemes in building conservation.

05/02/2020

An exciting opportunity to guide the SPAB through its next phase of development

14/01/2020

We wrote a comprehensive letter of advice strongly objecting to a number of key aspects of major re-ordering of this medieval church, notably raising and covering the beautiful historic floor to install underfloor heating and create level access.

14/01/2020

This Grade II listed water mill on the River Test was devastated by fire in 2018. We commented on detailed plans for its repair and were delighted that traditional techniques and materials would be used and that a team of highly skilled craftspeople have been involved.

13/12/2019

In November we held a working party at St Andrew’s, our Old House Project in Kent. With the help of over 30 keen volunteers and experts the building and its garden have been transformed.

13/12/2019

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.