Welcome to York Civic Trust

York Civic Trust is a membership organisation, run by volunteers for the benefit of all who live in, work in, or visit York.

The Trust is open to all who wish to enhance and protect 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.

Our vision is ‘promoting heritage, shaping tomorrow’. Our Mission is to:  

  • Protect and contemporising York’s unique heritage;
  • Champion our environment and its sustainability; 
  • Encourage the city’s economic development in line with its character; 
  • Engage with all sectors of the community.


Contact us

Fairfax House
Castlegate
York
England
  +44 (0) 1904 655543