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Pictured: The Rockfield Centre in Oban
Pictured: The Rockfield Centre in Oban

The AHF’s commitment to tackling climate change

29 October 2021
UK

With the world’s attention turning to Glasgow for COP26, it is ever important to reflect on what can be done to address the pressing issue of climate change. As stated in our Environmental Policy, the heritage sector, like others, has a part to play in reducing its impact on the environment, something that is re-iterated by the Historic Environment Forum in their recently developed Heritage Responds report, which we were delighted to contribute to.

The Architectural Heritage Fund is committed to tackling climate change and knows that, if we are serious about being part of the solution, we must continue finding new and innovative ways to adapt and reuse historic buildings across the country.

Considering this, and to coincide with the launch of COP26, we are releasing a series of environmental case studies. Each of the highlighted projects are leading the way in incorporating sustainability goals within their heritage-regeneration plans and are setting a brilliant example of how the reuse of historic buildings can help to tackle climate change: