George joins Landmark Trust as Ambassador

George has been appointed an Ambassador for the Landmark Trust – joining their efforts to save some of Britain’s building heritage.

The Landmark Trust has two goals: saving places, and also promoting the public enjoyment of historic buildings.

The trust was founded by  John Smith – a descendant of the great 19th-century travel pioneer Thomas Cook – who conceived a simple but original model through which the buildings he saved would not become museums, to be peeked at over a rope, but would be living places which people could inhabit as their own for short spells.

A spokesman for the Trust said: “Our Ambassadors are high profile supporters who share our passion for saving important buildings which would otherwise be lost. They help us to raise awareness of the work we do – to encourage more people to stay in our properties and support our fundraising appeals.”

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