3. Buy and Preserve
The DHBT may buy and preserve a building until a sustainable long term solution is found. The DHBT may sell the property to secure a new future within the local community.
4. Act as a catalyst or broker
The DHBT may pull together a team to save a premises by taking out an option to purchase, to find a long term sustainable user and then restore or upgrade the building using available historic buildings grants.
5. Act in Advisory Capacity
The DHBT may help organisations come together to form a body or trust to purchase or lease and thus rescue an historic building. Additionally the DHBT is able to assist with the rescue of a building by way of sourcing viability studies, the preparation of conservation plans and funding streams.