Set up a built heritage preservation group

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How to set up a built heritage preservation group - The Definitive Guide

APT is an organisation made up of BPTs from all over the UK and as such we have unrivalled knowledge and experience of setting up and running BPTs.

Obviously we reserve most of the detailed and technical advice for our members and this is accessible within the members section of this website. However, we are delighted to be able to share with prospective trusts our comprehensive guidence notes on the setting up of a building preservation trust.

In each of the sections below you will be guided through all of the necessary stages involved in taking this big step. Please take your time to read this advice carefully and we hope you find it very useful. 

If at any stage you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us on

We hope this advice leads you to forming your own building preservation trust. In doing so you will be joining a movement which makes a real difference to the built heritage of our country and to the lives of those that are touched by it.

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