Shetland Amenity Trust is committed to preserving as much of Shetland's Architectural Heritage as possible, as well as the environment and natural resources of the islands. To this end, the team are often called in during renovation of older buildings to carefully remove any original features for restoration, or recycling.
During the restoration of Belmont House in Unst, much of the damaged cornicing was removed, and replicated by the team where the damage was too severe to repair.
Reclamation of other building materials such as timber, stone, roof slates and chimney pots is common practice when any building is cleared. Any materials that can be reused are stored at the Trust's yard until a new use is found for them on projects.