The Society’s official publication is a 72-86 page full colour quarterly magazine. It is sent to 7,800-8,200 members, at least 60% of whom live in old or historic houses. The readership includes architects, surveyors, town planners, local authority conservation officers, engineers, builders, craftsmen, interior designers and homeowners.

The magazine offers heritage news, casework, technical advice, special features, a comprehensive book review section and has 80-90 regular advertisers.

In addition to regular main features on traditional materials and repair techniques, SPAB campaigns on a wide range of conservation issues. Extensive coverage of controversial topics like architectural theft and airport expansion has attracted nationwide publicity.