Volunteer Call-Out: Citizen Researchers

Want to have your say on protecting the buildings of Croydon? Stanley Arts is looking for volunteers to become Citizen Researchers and give feedback on the sites in Croydon and what they mean to you.

To raise awareness of buildings at risk, and spark conversations between Croydon’s Council and its community, we want to platform the knowledge and experience of Croydon’s citizens.

We will give you training on how to assess buildings in your area and collect your feedback to inform future projects. Help to identify elements of Croydon’s environment that need to be protected.

Join our Citizen Researcher Team!

We will have several workshops between February – October which will include:

  • Training on how to survey the conditions of buildings & best practice for preserving buildings
  • Opportunities to collaborate on creating a toolkit for assessing buildings in Croydon
  • Discussions on which buildings will benefit the most from this research
  • Group outreach sessions to administer condition surveys of buildings
  • Presenting the results of the condition surveys to Historic England

Download Our Character Assessment!

Use this tool to evaluate buildings in your area, and contact moa@stanleyarts.org for a pre-stamped envelope to return them to us.

Upcoming Sessions:

Sunday 9th June

Time: TBC

Location: Stanley Arts, 12 South Norwood Hill, SE26 5LQ

Content: A day to explore different skills around heritage and conservation.

Interested? Please register your interest here or email yasmin@stanleyarts.org for more information or if you are unable to join the in-person sessions.

 

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