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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.
York Design Awards 2015 - Public Vote
City Enhancement Fund - join our project teams
We are setting up teams for small projects under our City Enhancement Fund. We welcome more members and several experts are willing to help get projects off the ground. Can you help? Trust Appointment of new Chief Executive
Dr David Fraser will become the Trust's Chief Executive, starting on 13 July. Long-standing Director Peter Brown MBE retires at the end of July. Sustaining the City Beautiful - new Trust publication
New Exhibition open
Consuming Passions is the new exhibition in Fairfax House, open from 28 May. Loans from over 40 museums and owners illustrate Georgian retail therapy!