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We are delighted to be hosting two forthcoming online sessions on the IHBC helpdesk during COP26.


Maintenance Week (19-26 November 2021) reminds anyone who cares for a property - regardless of its age, type or purpose - of the straightforward steps they can take to protect their building from winter weather.


The potential repair of these beautiful but sadly neglected structures is a long running SPAB case. We are increasingly concerned at their rapid deterioration; in June 2021 part of the roof over the 17th-century bay collapsed. Unless urgent action is now taken to help these listed buildings, the situation will become critical.


We look at these humble buildings, which offer refuge to travellers in a sometimes unforgiving landscape.


2021 Scholar Libby Watts introduces the history and production of plain glass windows


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


2021 Scholar Amy Redman shares her new-found love for a traditional craft and some of its challenges today


To mark 300 years since the death of the ‘incomparable’ sculptor and wood carver Grinling Gibbons, we looked in our archive to explore the relationship between the SPAB and the buildings where his work can be enjoyed today.


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.