Historic Buildings Trust

Building Preservation Trust

Dedicated to the Conservation of Historic Buildings in the West Midlands and Worcestershire

The West Midlands Historic Buildings Trust (WMHBT) and Worcestershire Buildings Preservation Trust (WBPT) are registered charities.

They aim to safeguard buildings of historical and/or architectural importance, within the West Midlands and Worcestershire, which are at risk of being lost.

The Trusts organise a range of activities to encourage new members and involve existing members.

WBPT Projects

Church House, Areley Kings

Church House, Areley Kings

Wyre Hill, Bewdley

Belle House, Pershore

Load Street, Bewdley

The Sargeants House, Ledbury

Weavers Cottages, Kidderminster

Weavers Cottages, Kidderminster

More about WBPT

Angel Awards

Himley Hall Lodge The Lye and Wollescote Cemetery Chapels project is now complete and was shortlisted by Heritage England for an 'Angel Award'.

Founded by Andrew Lloyd Webber, the Angel Awards recognise the efforts of local people to save historic buildings and places. Find out more on the HE Web Site. Read the Media Release

Events and Activities

Trust Member enjoying a meal at the Old Glasshouse, Dudley

The Trusts organise a variety of events ranging from guided tours to workshops and skills demonstrations.

See the full Calendar of Events

Work Started on
Weavers Cottages

Watercolour impression of the cottages when they are completed

Abandoned for over a generation, building repair works started on site in February 2016 to rescue three historic houses in Horsefair, Kidderminster, known as the Weavers’ Cottages, thanks to National Lottery players.

Read more on the Weavers Cottages web site

© WMHBT & WBPT 2016
Registered Charity Numbers: 516158 and 214258    Company Registration Numbers: 1876294 and 837970