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11/08/2020

We need your help to design a new range of SPAB t-shirts. We’d love for you to get creative and draw us a design including the SPAB colophon, or lozenge.

22/07/2020

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.

20/07/2020

Although we have not historically supported the use of colourless water-repellents on historic masonry, there is a new generation of ‘breathable’ products about which that we're increasingly being asked. This research will add to a wider body of evidence that will inform the SPAB’s position on these products.

09/07/2020

Our event is going ahead this year, though with arrangements in place to ensure the safety of our volunteers, specialists and staff.

09/06/2020

We have recently objected to an application for listed buildings consent to remove the late-Victorian bay windows in this medieval house in Gloucestershire. The proposal aims to restore the facade to its 17th-century appearance and we have always been opposed to the restoration of buildings to their original — or imagined original — form.

14/05/2020

This summer we want to see your photos of built heritage from around the United Kingdom and Ireland. You don’t need any special equipment, we’re happy to receive photos taken on a smartphone or a DSLR camera.

05/05/2020

9-10 May is National Mills Weekend. This year it will be an online celebration of traditional wind and watermills.

24/04/2020

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

08/04/2020

While the country is in lockdown, we continue to protect old buildings. We're responding to threats to some of our greatest buildings.

07/04/2020

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