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The British Institute of Conservation, the lead voice for the conservation of cultural heritage in the UK.

The International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, a forum for professionals with responsibility for the preservation of cultural heritage

The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings was founded by William Morris in 1877 to counteract the highly destructive 'restoration' of medieval buildings being practised by many Victorian architects. Today it is the largest, oldest and most technically expert national pressure group fighting to save old buildings from decay, demolition and damage.

CoOL, an online resource operated by the Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation is a full text library of conservation information, covering a wide spectrum of topics of interest to those involved with the conservation of library, archives and museum materials.

National Trust is dedicated to preserving the cultural or environmental heritage of the UK.

Historic Royal Palaces is an independent charity that looks after the Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, the Banqueting House, Kensington Palace and Kew Palace.

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

The Hamilton Kerr Institute is a department of the Fitzwilliam Museum. The Institute undertakes the conservation of easel paintings and educates painting conservators to the highest standard and to contribute to scientific, technical and art historical research.

The Conservation Department offers a unique combination of traditional craft skills and state of the art scientific analysis for training in the conservation and restoration of three dimensional works of art and artifacts.

The Bank of America Merrill Lynch Art Conservation Programme provides grants for the conservation of significant cultural treasures.