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The Scottish Civic Trust

The Scottish Civic Trust is the national body for the civic movement in Scotland. It engages proactively with local civic groups across Scotland and regularly comments and campaigns for the improvement of Scotland's individual buildings and areas of distinction. The Trust seeks to encourage active interest in all aspects of the built environment. It liaises with many organisations, bodies and individuals in the pursuit of its objectives. It remains an important champion of Scotland's places.

Stated aims of the Trust include:

  • promoting initiatives which inform and educate people on environmental issues
  • contributing positively on planning matters
  • encouraging the highest quality in new architecture and public space
  • supporting the conservation and re-use of historic buildings
  • working to improve Scotland's townscapes and landscapes.