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The 2016 edition of The Building Conservation Directory brings together the latest expert advice and up-to-date information on craft skills, conservation products and specialist services, as well as course listings, useful contacts and other essential information. It is also available in a free digital edition.

NEW: Heritage Retrofit

Cathedral's new annual publication Heritage Retrofit, due out this autumn, will be packed with illustrated features and other specialist coverage of this rapidly expanding area of building conservation.

Find out more about the first edition, how to reserve a copy and the latest advertising opportunities here.


Read the new edition of Historic Churches as a digital flipping book for your PC, tablet or smartphone:

Digital flipping book edition of Historic Churches magazine 2016

New Articles

Concrete Repairs

In this timely overview of the repair of historic concrete, David Farrell and Chris Wood explain why using traditional methods and like-for-like materials is often a more appropriate conservation approach than using modern concrete repair mortars. Their article includes important guidance on matching original concrete, repair methods and surface coatings.

Tecton’s Safari Shop at Dudley Zoo

Linseed Oil Paints and Mastics

Wood coatings expert Peter Kaczmar evaluates the performance of linseed oil paints, burnt sand mastic and linseed oil putty against the backdrop of EU regulation of VOC emissions.


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