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Cover image ot the 2014 edition of the Building Conservation Directory

The 2017 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. Find out what's in it and order a hard copy here or read the free digital edition here.

Historic Churches

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

Digital edition of Historic Churches 2016


NEW: Heritage Retrofit 2017

The first edition of Cathedral's new annual publication Heritage Retrofit is now out. It's packed with illustrated features and other specialist coverage of this rapidly expanding area of building conservation. You can read the free digital edition here.

Digital flipping book edition of Heritage Retrofit 2017


Quaker Meeting Houses in Britain

The understated elegance of Quaker design and architecture stands in striking counterpoint to much of the UK's highly ornate religious architecture. As this article explains, new joint research by Historic England and the Religious Society of Friends is extending and deepening our understanding of this under-appreciated facet of the UK's ecclesiastical heritage.

Brigflatts Meeting House, Yorkshire Dales (Photo: Andrew Green)

Conservation of War Memorial Inscriptions

With the World War I centenary bringing war memorials into the spotlight, the War Memorials Trust provides some timely guidance on how to conserve their all-important inscriptions. Written by the WMT's director and one of its conservation officers, the article advises on cleaning, security, funding repair work and the importance of detailed recording.


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'Transport Infrastructure: The Backbone of Civilisation'

22-24 June

Three days of lectures, tours and networking events.

Day School programme includes a broad range of topics of interest to everyone involved in the conservation and regeneration of the historic environment.

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