This snapshot, taken on
, shows web content acquired for preservation by The National Archives. External links, forms and search may not work in archived websites and contact details are likely to be out of date.
The UK Government Web Archive does not use cookies but some may be left in your browser from archived websites.
Essential maintenance work is being carried out on the UK Government Web Archive. This should not affect access, but in the event that it does, we will resolve it as soon as possible. We apologise for any inconvenience this might cause.
Please email if you require any assistance.

About CABE

CABE was the government’s advisor on architecture,

urban design and public space from 1999 to 2011.

An overview

Find out how we improved the design of buildings and spaces.

Contact us

Get in touch by email or phone.

CABE people

Browse biographies of our commissioners, executive team and the wider CABE family.

CABE across England

We work across across England to build capacity, share ideas and develop local policies.

Archive information

Find out about where our material is archived and our ongoing work.

Corporate information

Download our annual report, corporate strategy and read how to access information.


History of CABE

From 1999-2011, CABE was the government's advisor on architecture, urban design and public space.

Read more about CABE and its achievements.

Archive information

This permanent archive of the website was created on 1 January 2011.

Read more about the archive and CABE's ongoing work.