In 2012 the Tyne & Wear Building Preservation
Trust produced a plan for repair and restoration of the Blackfell Hauler House, and then secured funding to restore the roof, external re-pointing, consolidation of the steelwork and new windows and doors to enable the building to be reused.
Martin Hulse, manager of the Tyne Wear Building Preservation
Trust, said: "The rate at which important 20th Century buildings in the North East are being demolished is startling.
Now Cadwgan Building Preservation
Trust, which was originally established in 2001 to save two 300-year-old nearby cottages, aims to turn the castle into "a place to celebrate Welsh culture" and says it is also determined to archaeologically explore the site to establish what lies beneath a 19th century infill.
The body's chairwoman warned in a public meeting that many buildings were falling into disrepair, calling for the creation of a city-wide Building Preservation
Trust to protect the buildings.
SPON End Building Preservation
Trust in Coventry is hosting an artist in residence until next Sunday.
Residents are angry that registered charity Manor Building Preservation
Trust has failed to honour a pledge to restore historic Great Barr Hall to its former glory.
Discussions were held in 2008 with a Building Preservation
Trust but an assessment of the work required to make the terrace safe would have cost more than half a million pounds, far beyond the estimated value of the building.
New Dimensions, the leaseholder of the building, has submitted an appeal to the decision, but the council are threatening to compulsorily purchase the building and hand it over to a building preservation
Komadina said AngloGold has donated $50,000 from the AngloGold Chairman's fund to be used in creating "a total building preservation
, exhibit and business plan" for the Victor Lowell Thomas Museum.
With the staithes steadily deteriorating after 2003 arson attacks, funding bodies including The Heritage Lottery, Tyne and Wear Building Preservation
Trust, English Heritage and Gateshead Council supported a PS450,000 restoration programme save the Dunston treasure.
A partnership involving the Bowes Railway Company, Tyne and Wear Building Preservation
Trust and Gateshead Council secured PS190,000 from the Challenge Fund (a partnership between the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation and English Heritage) to restore the building earlier this year.
Last year, the cabinet agreed to set up a building preservation
trust to ease the way for the compulsory purchase of the Victorian edifice which has fallen victim to neglect, theft and vandalism.