CONSERVATION

The Trust is a world leader in cold-climate heritage conservation with a major programme to conserve the historic huts and artefacts in the Ross Sea region of Antarctica

Credit: Alasdair Turner

Save Hillary's Hut
Scott Base

The Antarctic Heritage Trust is poised to undertake conservation work at Hillary's Hut, the foundation of New Zealand's Scott Base.

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HISTORY OF THE PROJECTS

An introduction to the Trust's continuing Ross Sea Heritage Restoration Project

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cONSERVATION SNAPSHOTS

The Trust conserves the huts of Carsten Borchgrevink, Robert Falcon Scott, Ernest Shackleton and Edmund Hillary. Take a look at what we’ve been doing to conserve each expedition base in our care. 

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Meet the conservation team

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Al Fastier
Antarctic Programme Manager
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Lizzie Meek
Programme Manager - Artefacts 
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Pip Cheshire
Conservation Architect, Cheshire Architects

CONSERVATION PHOTO GALLERY

It’s not every day you get to work in sub-zero temperatures with historic buildings and artefacts. See our cold-climate conservation and carpentry teams in action.

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Antarctic Blog

Written by the conservation team as they work on the huts and artefacts under the Trust's care. 

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