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The Building Conservation Directory 2015



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




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Timber for Repairs

A traditional timber canal lock gate

Experts from a range of fields are advancing our understanding of how timber ages and degrades. Here, Peter Wilson of Edinburgh Napier University explains how this knowledge might inform future timber conservation.

Finding Skilled Craftspeople

A 2013 CITB report revealed that most of the work carried out on traditional buildings in England and Scotland is carried out by non-specialist contractors. Jonathan Taylor gives some timely advice on how you can combat this trend by finding suitably skilled people to carry out conservation, maintenance and repair work on pre-1919 buildings.


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