The Trust was founded on 20 December 1984 following the success of the Arts Council exhibition devoted to the work of Edwin Lutyens held at the Hayward Gallery in 1981. The founding Trustees were Colin Amery (chairman) Jane Brown, Roderick Gradidge, Mervyn Miller, Mary Lutyens, Daniel O’Neill, Margaret Richardson and Gavin Stamp.
The Lutyens Trust is a vibrant community of more than 450 members who – apart from the satisfaction of knowing that they are helping to save Lutyens works – receive a topical quarterly newsletter and access to an exclusive activities program that includes a study week held each June at Goddards as well as visits to private houses not open to the public. The library at Goddards is also open to members where you can consult our extensive reference library.
Read more about the people behind the Lutyens Trust, and view our annual reports and accounts.