If you need help with a building at risk, we may be able to help subject to availability of funds.
Richmondshire Building Preservation Trust was established to ‘Preserve historical, architectural and constructional heritage within Richmondshire.’
Whilst we are best known for our larger projects such as The Station, our work goes on in other ways throughout Richmondshire.
We are willing to support minor projects to carry out works of conservation These include repair of properties in the ownership of smaller charities, Parish Councils or even private groups and individuals. A small grant can make a real difference to maintenance or repair of a significant building or structure or promote significant relevant education in Richmondshire.
Grants are offered on a one-off basis considered on merit and subject to the agreement of RBPT Trustees.
If the building is ‘significant’, has a listed or other status, is in a Conservation Area or has other historical or cultural significance these factors will help us to consider whether the project meets our criteria.
The building or land for which a grant is sought must be within the Richmondshire boundary.
Process for Consideration of Small Grants
- Initial appraisal of bids will be made on receipt of application and acknowledgement made or further information requested.
- Subject to satisfactory information being provided, decisions will be made within three-months of the closing dates.
- Decisions will be required to be confirmed by trustees at one of 6 annual board meetings.
In the first instance send enquiries and applications to:
Ian Hepworth, Chairman of RBPT - firstname.lastname@example.org
June Mather, Leader of the New Projects Group email@example.com
Please provide details of the structure or building and the proposed work or project that is being considered.
Your enquiry / application should be accompanied by photographs of the building and information about the issues.
We shall acknowledge and reply to all applications.