Camilla Hale - Chair An SPT trustee since 2005, Camilla brings a wealth of experience in fundraising and event management. A Stroud resident since 1985 she has always been involved in local community arts and community planning. She chaired Stroud Valleys Project for some years, and currently develops new arts projects, fundraises and mentors.
Anne Mackintosh - Treasurer A founder trustee, Anne was joint project manager for 32-34 High Street and 55 High Street & Withey’s Yard becoming project manager for the Brunel Goods Shed, the Cainscross Toll House and the Arundel Mill houses. As a founder member of Stroud Valleys Project, Anne was involved in CPC and the Brunel celebrations.
Steve Hurrell - Company Secretary Since 2005 he has helped regenerate the Brunel Goods Shed. He recorded this transformation using photography whilst gradually increasing the pictorial archive of all the Trust's projects. As a town councillor (until 2016) he was involved with the improvements to Lansdown Hall and Gallery, a Grade 11 listed building, following its purchase by the council as a village hall for Stroud.
Rachel Russell A Trustee since 2012, Rachel Russell has worked at English Heritage, various housing associations and a housing co-op. She moved to Stroud in 2006 and believes historic buildings are a precious resource, rich in embodied skill, energy and history, which can continue to benefit us all.
Hugh Barton Hugh Barton is Emeritus Professor of planning, health and sustainability, working on radical new books integrating health and well-being into planning at the University of the West of England. He lives in Stroud and brought up his children in the town. His hobbies include cycling, mountain walking, singing and conducting.
Tim Harrison Tim Harrison was involved in the direct action to save the buildings in Stroud’s lower High Street, and has worked on the restoration of many listed buildings in the Stroud area in his capacity as a joiner. He has also successfully restored a listed commercial building, Piccadilly Mill, which he now runs as a group of workshops, studios and offices. He became a trustee in 2004 with the specific intention of bringing the Brunel Goods Shed back into community use.
Chris Gill Chris is a retired Chartered Surveyor and was project manager for Stroud Town Council for the Lansdown Hall renovations and new builds. He was co-opted to Stroud Preservation Trust in November 2016 and formally voted in as a trustee at the AGM in October 2017. Chris also is a volunteer with the Woodchester Mansion Trust and is a keen advocate for the conservation and sustainable uses of heritage buildings.