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 Office new staff
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Michaela Dobson (formerly with Fairfax House) and Marie Grant (new to the Trust) in our office.Trust supports 2014 Design Awards
Visiting Fairfax House
Fairfax House is open for 2014, with exhibition 'Accessorising the Georgians' opening on 28 March. New volunteers are always welcomed, and a training course will start soon for people who are fresh to volunteering. Trust to host Europa Nostra conference in 2014
Cutting the artery of York's heritage?
Civic Trust officers have publicly declared that City of York Council reductions in City conservation staff numbers beyond the already low numbers - to save resources - would cut an artery and damage economic prosperity. For the letter, see our Current Activities and Planning pages.Views of York Catalogue
The 232-page catalogue, with 250 colour and 70 black and white images of York, is nearly sold out. Hurry to buy one for the discounted price of £25! Contact Fairfax House shop or phone 01904 655543.