Derbyshire Historic Buildings Trust

Identifies Buildings at Risk – Achieving their Rescue

What they do

Derbyshire Historic Buildings Trust was set up in 1974 and its purpose is to rescue historic buildings throughout Derbyshire. The members of the Trust use their skills and knowledge to identify abandoned and neglected buildings. Following this, they work to restore the buildings back to being sustainable.

In fact, as they have now been around for quite a few years, they have a many restorations under there belt.

The Trust is currently leading a significant National Lottery Heritage Fund project at Wingfield Station.

Award Winning

Also, worth noting is that along the way they have earned many awards for these projects. Here, are some of the awards that Derbyshire Historic Buildings Trust has won:

  • Europa Nostra Award
  • Europa Nostra Diploma of Merit
  • Civic Trust Award
  • Civic Trust Commendation
  • Housing Design Award
  • Derby Better City Award
  • DCC Greenwatch Award

The Trust’s website contains a great deal of information and also contains a blog. The blog gives details of many of the projects that have and are being worked on.


  • Derbyshire Historic Buildings Trust
  • 1-3 Greenhill,
    DE4 4EN

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