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

Official Recognition for the Thomas Robinson Building

The Thomas Robinson Building The Thomas Robinson Building , formerly known as the Lye and Wollescote Cemetery Chapels, was officially opened on 28th March 2017 by HRH the Duke of Gloucester.

RICS Awards 2017

The Building has also been shortlisted in two categories for the prestigious RICS Awards 2017. Winners to be announced on 18th May.

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.

Coming up:
Nonconformist Chapels of the Black Country, a talk by Ned Williams, 27th April 2017
Annual General Meeting, Thursday May 18, 2017 at the Bonded Warehouse, Canal Street, Stourbridge at 7.30 pm

See full details of all of our events

Weavers Cottages Nearing Completion

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.

A successfiul open day, on 11th March 2017, marked the near completion of the project to return them back into use as residential properties.

Read more on the Weavers Cottages web site

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