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Cover image ot the 2014 edition of the Building Conservation Directory

The 21st 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 full course listings, event details and other essential information. Just click on the cover to read the digital edition.


The following publications are now available as digital flipping books for your PC, tablet or smartphone:

The Building Conservation Directory 2014

Historic Churches 2014


BuildingConservation.com currently includes:

  • details of over 1,200 suppliers of specialist products and services
  • 400 listings for courses and skills training
  • links to all the industry's key organisations
  • 400 technical articles by leading experts.

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leading website since 1998

New Articles

St John the Evangelist, Shobdon

The Rococo Gothic interior of St John the Evangelist, Shobdon

St John the Evangelist's fine Rococo Gothic interior faced severe damage from water ingress and movement in a crenellated parapet that was threatening to collapse into the north transept. Here conservation architect Frederick Gibson describes the complex and wide-ranging programme of works which has secured the future of this important historic church.

Painting Railings

Calibre Metalwork's John Wilson provides expert guidance on choosing, applying and maintaining paint systems for iron railings. His article covers issues including the lifespan of modern two-pack paint systems and how to select suitable colour schemes and sheen levels.


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