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Additional grant funding secured for restoration project

Plans to restore a nationally important historic mausoleum in North East Scotland have taken a major step forward with the award of an additional grant of £19,500 by The National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF). This brings the total amount of grant funding being provided by the NLHF to £ 99,746 and allows the project to [...]

North East Scotland Preservation Trust (NESPT) gets new funding to help bring disused historic buildings back to life

Three Scottish charities are being empowered to take over and transform at-risk  buildings across the country. Scotland is to benefit from a share of a new £5 million fund empowering communities to breathe new life into disused and at-risk historic buildings. The money will help charities Glasgow Building Preservation Trust, North East Scotland Preservation Trust and Fife Historic Buildings Trust take on dilapidated [...]

Vote for us in the P&J 275 Community Fund!

The North East Scotland Preservation Trust (NESPT) has been shortlisted in The Press & Journal 275 Community Fund. To celebrate its 275th anniversary, the Press & Journal has launched a community fund to partner with charities across the north east and the Highlands. The charities with the most public votes in each category will benefit [...]

Opportunity to visit architectural gem

A nationally important historic mausoleum in North East Scotland will be open to the public at the weekend. Now more than 200 years old the Elyza Fraser Mausoleum in Cluny Kirkyard is a category A listed building designed by an internationally noted Scottish architect of the 18th Century. North East Scotland Preservation Trust (NESPT) own [...]

Derelict town centre building converted into boutique hotel

The North East Scotland Preservation Trust (NESPT) is delighted to see that the Stag & Thistle Hotel & Restaurant in the centre of Fraserburgh is now fully operational. The NESPT developed the hotel from the derelict former John Trail Bookshop on Mid Street. The Bookshop was destroyed by fire in April 2009 and the building [...]

More Fundraising Success for Restoration Project

Plans to restore a nationally important historic mausoleum in North East Scotland have taken another step forward with the award of a grant of £15,000 by The Pilgrim Trust Now more than 200 years old the Elyza Fraser Mausoleum in Cluny Kirkyard is a category A listed building designed by an internationally noted Scottish architect [...]

Major step forward for restoration project

Plans to restore a nationally important historic mausoleum in North East Scotland have taken a major step forward with the award of a grant of £80,246 by The National Lottery Heritage Fund. Now more than 200 years old the Elyza Fraser Mausoleum in Cluny Kirkyard is a category A listed building designed by an internationally [...]

Notice of NESPT AGM 2022

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Trust will be held in the Meeting Room at the Garioch Heritage Centre, Inverurie on Friday 16 December 2022 at 12.45pm. AGENDA 1. Notice of Meeting 2. Apologies 3. Minute of Annual General Meeting held on line on Friday 3 December 2021 4. Chairman’s [...]

Portsoy historic buildings Options Appraisal

The NESPT is undertaking an Options Appraisal on the 10 historic buildings in Portsoy and Whitehills it has been left in the will of the late Tom Burnett-Stuart. Over 200 written suggestions for uses of the buildings have been received from members of the public during consultation events held at the Scottish Traditional Boat Festival and Aberdeenshire [...]

Portsoy Art and Craft Studios

The NESPT is considering developing art and craft studios in one of the empty buildings at Portsoy Harbour. To help with the development of the idea please complete this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/Portsoyartstudio.