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The first draft chapters of PKARF are now available for consultation! Can you help?

We are excited to announce that drafts of PKARF's Mesolithic and Neolithic chapters have entered the final phase of production and are now available for wider consultation. We would like your feedback- can you help?

New Book Release: Hillforts of the Tay

We are delighted to announce the release of our latest publication on the spectacular prehistoric archaeology of Perth and Kinross.

PKHT Have Relocated!

We're delighted to announce that as of 21 October 2019, we have relocated our office.

Mindful to Maintain

Great turn out for Perth’s second Property Repair Seminar.

Funding for Perth City Heritage Fund Phase 3 Confirmed

The Trust has launched its third phase of the Perth City Heritage Fund bringing £750,000 of Scottish Government investment to Perth to assist with conserving and repairing historic buildings.

Standing room only at Perth’s first Property Repair Seminar

Perth’s first ever property repair seminar was held in May 2018. Immensely successful, it was hosted by Perth Solicitor’s Property Centre, packing out the the ball room of the Royal George Hotel with homeowners, prospective homeowners, Solicitors, architects, estate agents and surveyors from across Perth and Kinross.

Final PKHT Historic Building’s Grant Presented

The Church of St Stephen’s has become the final recipient of financial assistance through the Trust's Historic Building Grants Scheme which will be used to finance the extensive roof repairs needed.

Evidence of Early Historic Metal Working Found at King’s Seat, Dunkeld!

This September marked the first season of excavations in an exciting three year project investigating the hillfort of King’s Seat, above Dunkeld. Over 70 volunteers and local school pupils joined Perth and Kinross Heritage Trust, Dunkeld and Birnam Historical Society and professional archaeologists from AOC Archaeology Ltd to unearth an impressive assemblage of early historic metalworking artefacts and possible slingshot ammunition.

Flying the Flag for Traditional Building Skills!

The Trust was proud to attend the Fife and Tayside Traditional Buildings Forum reception at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh this month to showcase our Traditional Building Skills Projects and the training opportunities these offered.

New Strategic Plan for PKHT

We're excited to announce the release of our new strategic plan which sets out our vision, values and priorities for the next 5 years.

Perth Traditional Building Skills Event Success!

Working in close partnership with the Fife and Tayside Traditional Buildings Forum, we held our second two-day Traditional Buildings Skills event on King Edward Street in Perth to raise awareness of Scotland’s fantastic traditional buildings and the specialist skills needed to maintain them.

Perth City Heritage Fund Supported Commemorative Plaque Unveiled

The Trust have been pleased to help the Black Watch Association commemorate the former site of the Queen’s Barracks with a small grant from the Perth City Heritage Fund.

Gleaming new Trident for Old Academy Britannia Statue

We’re delighted to announce that the trident of the Britannia statue atop the Old Academy in Rose Street, Perth has been reinstated thanks to financial support through the Perth City Heritage Fund.

Silver Award for Perth City Heritage Fund Project!

The Trust is delighted to have received a silver award in Perth and Kinross Council’s Securing the Future Awards 2016 in the Improving Services Through Partnership Category for the project Repairing Our Historic Tenements.

COVID-19 Operations Statement

Trust staff now work a blend of office and home-working so enquiries are best directed via email as monitoring of office telephones is reduced. Contractors/deliveries requiring access to Lower City Mills should arrange with a member of staff in advance.

General enquiries can still be made using the Contact Us page.

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