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We were recently consulted about works to repair the Grade II* listed almshouses in Cornwall. We were impressed by the detailed and comprehensive application.


It's Remember a Charity week so we're spotlighting the work that has been made possible by gifts in wills in 2021. This year we began repairs to Kibworth Harcourt post mill, the last of its kind in Leicestershire. Thanks to a gift in a will we are able to bring this mill back into use.


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


An update on the works which began this summer to repair our historic windmill in Leicestershire, returning it to working order for the first time since the 1930s.


Our famous Repair of Old Buildings Course, an intensive introduction to conservation, returns this autumn.


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.


We are deeply saddened to learn of the proposed demolition of this Grade II listed late-17th century farmhouse, stables and outbuildings under proposals for the High-Speed Rail 2 scheme. Unfortunately, under the High Speed Rail Act 2017, which modified the controls related to listed buildings, we have little or no scope for objection. No matter how well this is recorded, a historic building is irreplaceable.


We are concerned that new development proposals to regenerate the area do not respect this important ruined church and will dwarf its surviving iconic tower.


We are proud to announce that the St Andrews, Maidstone project as won the Museums + Heritage Award for Best Restoration or Conservation Project of the Year.


SPAB Ireland awarded Heritage Sector Support Fund grant by Heritage Council.