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The AHF website may store information about you using cookies which we can access when you visit our site in future. We do this to help track whether users are logged in or completing an application form and for the application form to identify a returning applicant and show their saved application details.

If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the instructions for your file management software to locate the file or directory that stores cookies. Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of the AHF website.

Copyright and permitted use 

All copyright, database right and other rights that subsist in the home page and in the sub-domain pages of this website are owned by The Architectural Heritage Fund or other parties. 

Subject to what is said below material from the website may be downloaded, viewed, printed, copied on the hard disk of your computer to make an application for a grant or otherwise for your organisations record or internal purposes in good faith. Save as expressly permitted by law, any other use requires our prior written agreement. 

The permission to reproduce copyright material from the website does not extend to any material on the website which is identified as being the copyright of a third party. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned. 


The information on this website is provided for convenience as part of the service we offer. However, where information originates from outside The Architectural Heritage Fund, we cannot accept any liability for its accuracy or content. Visitors who rely on this information do so at their own risk. 

The Architectural Heritage Fund is not responsible for the contents or reliability of any websites that are linked to our own and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. Listing shall not be taken as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all the time and we have no control over availability of the linked pages. 

The Architectural Heritage Fund cannot guarantee that your use of the website will be free from error and/or uninterrupted. 

Whilst all reasonable effort has been taken to ensure that the pages of the website and material which may be downloaded from the website are free from viruses, The Architectural Heritage Fund gives no warranties that they are virus-free and users are responsible for ensuring that they have installed adequate virus-checking software.

Privacy policy

(updated from 25th May 2018) 

Who we are

The AHF is a registered charity, providing loans, grants and advice to projects reusing historic buildings. Our registered address is:

The Architectural Heritage Fund,
3 Spital Yard, 
E1 6AQ

The Architectural Heritage Fund is the sole data controller of all personal and business data that we manage in connection with our work and activities.

Your data protection rights

Our data protection policy has been updated to reflect the new General Data Protection Regulation (as of 25th May 2018). The policy set sets out a range of rights for people on the use of personal data and include (but are not limited to):

  • The right to be informed about how we use your data
  • The right of access to your data 
  • The right to have personal data rectified so that it is accurate
  • The right to have your data erased (under certain circumstances)
  • The right to object to or restrict how we use your data

If you send us information about you from this site, unless we state otherwise, we will not use this information other than to answer your query or for the purpose made explicit. We may keep a record of your enquiry to help us develop our services. We never pass on personal data to third parties. 

How we use your personal data

We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:

  • Where it is necessary to deliver our services;
  • For us to carry out a specific task in the public interest which is laid down by law; or
  • For our legitimate interests (or those of a third party);
  • Where we need to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation.

If your organisation makes an application or a pre-application for a grant or loan, we will use any information you supply in accordance with our data protection policy, and as advised during the application process e.g. to make payments, for money laundering and fraud prevention checks. 

Purposes for which we will use your personal data

Unless otherwise stated we will only use your information to communicate with you about:

  • our project support services;
  • loan, grant or other investment application or award;
  • to publicise any grant or loan awards and sending our annual review;
  • for loan, grant and investment recipients, our annual project survey.

You have the right to request we share with you any data we may have on our systems related to you.

If we do hold any personal information related to you, you have the right to request access to it and to know on what legal basis we are holding it. Please e-mail us on with any requests.

Names and logos

The names, images and logos identifying The Architectural Heritage Fund or third parties and their products and services, are the proprietary marks of The Architectural Heritage Fund, and/or third parties. 


These terms may be varied from time to time. Please ensure that you review these terms and conditions regularly as you will be deemed to have accepted a variation if you continue to use this site after any variation has been posted.