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The Festival of Britain was a national exhibition held throughout the UK in the summer of 1951. Writer and broadcaster Gillian Darley looked in our archive to explore our involvement.


Thanks to a generous bequest we can repair this important mill and provide training in millwrighting, an endangered craft.


We recently supported proposals to install solar panels and two air source heat pumps at this Grade I listed medieval church


Eugenia Fiocco is one of the SPAB’s most dedicated online learners. Based in Italy, throughout 2020-21 she has attended over 66 of our events. We asked her what buildings inspire her and how she came to hear about the SPAB.


The SPAB Heritage Awards welcome entrants from across the UK and Ireland


Our Old House Project in Kent is a former gatehouse chapel to a Cistercian Abbey once housed a relic of the finger of St Andrew.


The next Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Society will be held on Tuesday 7th December 2021, 1.30-2pm. 


In 1885 a SPAB member's donation allowed us to help save this ancient church in North Wales from ruin


To John Ruskin Lincoln Cathedral was “the most precious piece of architecture in the British Isles”. One of its most celebrated features is the carved Romanesque frieze on the façade and we are deeply concerned about its future. 


While sustainability is about much more than carbon impact reduction and matters that can be reduced to numbers, we'd like to introduce our findings which add to the conservation about the part that buildings will play in reducing our use of fossil fuels.