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.
Trust views on York Central
Bootham Park Hospital - Trust position
Trustees and members of our Planning Committee recently visited Bootham
Park Hospital to assess its condition, given concerns about future uses
of this highly significant set of buildings. You can see our response to those who closed the Hospital via our Current Activities page.Final appeal for Rigg Monument Restoration successful!
York Design Awards 2016 competiton
The Trust is represented in York Design Awards for the best new buildings and restoration. The competition was launched in January, and the Awards will be announced on 22 June.Latest Trust Plaque
On 28 March a plaque was unveiled commemorating the benefactors and residents of the former St Stephen's Orphanage. At 89 The Mount, the building which housed the orphanage for girls is now the Hotel du Vin.