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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

Two vacancies to work at the Civic Trust

There are two part time vacancies for work at the Civic Trust - see this page. The Trust needs a Finance Officer and a CEF Project Officer.  The closing date for applications is 18 April 2017.

More chances to have fun and raise funds

We hope some Civic Trust members play golf!  You can play at Pike Hills Golf Club and meet the Lord Mayor on Friday 28 April, at only £25 per person.  More on the Lord Mayor's Charities page.

Dr John Snow Memorial Unveiling

We have created a memorial to Dr John Snow - Re-dedication service, St Lawrence's church, of Rigg monument

On 11 March, in the presence of the Civic Party, the Archbishop of York led a service celebrating the restoration of the Rigg monument in St Lawrence's churchyard, by York Civic Trust and donors.  The monument records the tragic loss of six children from the same family in a boating crash on th...

Add your photo to the Trust website!

The Trust has commissioned an updated website, to go live in April. Your photo can help: we need more images of 1MB plus to match the new site. Send them to CE David Fraser. No fee - but we'll credit...

Changing the Face of York

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