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York Civic Trust

Welcome to the site

York Civic Trust is a membership organisation, open to all who wish to protect and enhance York's architectural and cultural heritage, to champion good design and to advance the high place which York holds amongst the cities of the world. The Trust values its independence, but seeks to work collaboratively with the City of York Council and other organisations.


Latest News

York Castle Gateway - Member input

Come to a York Futures Workshop on 17 or 18 August to hear from experts and give your input to the draft Master Plan. Go to our Events Calendar for more details.

Art by York Primary Schools - see at Gallery

You can see York primary schools winning artwork outside the Art Gallery, and for free in the Project Gallery inside.  Fifteen stunningly colourful images of York as you have not seen it before - till 30 July.

The Trust wins a York Design Award

York Civic Trust won a special award from the architects judging York Design Awards, for public domain improvements.

York Futures - Transport Workshop Results

We have published the results of the specialist workshops on our page 'Activities'. 


Changing the Face of York

changing the face of the citySir Ron Cooke's new book York - Changing the Face o...