Organisations

AECB

Promotes the use of products and materials which are safe, healthy and sustainable. Supports the interests and endeavours of members in achieving these aims.

Bat Conservation Trust

Charity giving advice on the presence of bats.

Building Conversation

Online information for the conservation and restoration of historic buildings.

The Georgian Group

The Georgian Group is an English and Welsh conservation organisation created to campaign for the preservation of historic buildings and planned landscapes of the 18th and early 19th centuries.

The Historic House Association

Assisting private owners to maintain Britain’s Historic Houses and Gardens for the benefit of the nation and future generations.

Historic Environment Scotland

Gives advice on listed buildings in Scotland.

Scottish Stone Liaison Group

The aim of the Scottish Stone Liaison Group is to enhance availability, promote utilisation and advance knowledge and skills in design, specification and use of indigenous Scottish stone in existing and new build projects.

Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings

The SPAB was founded to counteract the highly destructive ‘restoration’ of medieval buildings being practised by many Victorian architects. Today it is the largest, oldest and most technically expert national pressure group fighting to save old buildings from decay, demolition and damage.

Historic England

The public body that looks after England’s historic environment. They champion and protect historic places, helping people understand, value and care for them.

Listed Properties Owners Club

Britain’s only advice service dedicated to helping the owners of listed buildings by providing detailed advice, information and support for just about every conceivable issue associated with ownership.

Weald and Downland Open Air Museum

An open air museum which was established as a centre that could rescue representative examples of vernacular buildings from the South East of England, and thereby generate an increased public awareness and interest in the built environment.

British Geological Survey

A world-leading geoscience centre for survey and monitoring; modelling and research; data and knowledge.

The Brooking National Collection

The Brooking National Collection of Architectural Detail is the only major national resource of its kind in the UK. It charts the evolution of Britain’s constructional elements over the last 500 years.

Building Research Establishment

BRE is a world leading multi-disciplinary building science centre with a mission to improve the built environment through research and knowledge generation.

Cadw

Cadw is the Welsh Government’s historic environment service working for an accessible and well-protected historic environment for Wales.

The Churches Conservation Trust

The national charity protecting historic churches at risk. They care for over 350 irreplaceable buildings which attract almost 2 million visitors a year.

The National Trust

A charity set up to look after Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty permanently for the benefit of the nation across England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Construction History Society

The CHS seeks to bring together people from a wide range of professional and academic disciplines who are enthusiastic about construction history.

Institute of Historic Building Conservation

The IHBC is the professional body for building conservation practitioners and historic environment experts working in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, with connections to the Republic of Ireland.

Historic Chapels Trust

The Historic Chapels Trust cares for redundant non-Anglican churches, chapels and other places of worship in England.

The Landmark Trust

A charity which rescues buildings of historic or architectural importance, and makes them available as holiday accommodation.

ICOMOS UK

International Council on Monuments and Sites, an independent charity which has a special role as official adviser to UNESCO on cultural World Heritage Sites. ICOMOS-UK play a vital role in advising on aspects of World Heritage and sites for nomination across the UK.

The Temple Trust

The Temple Trust is an historic building preservation trust for England and Wales devoted to the preservation of ornamental garden buildings and other historic structures. It is a fundraising trust and operates proactively.