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The Building Conservation Directory - The 2022 edition brings together the latest expert advice and up-to-date information on craft skills, conservation products and specialist services, as well as course listings and other essential information.

A free digital 'flipping book' version is available here and you can order a hard copy here.

How to Contact Us

Post-pandemic our colleagues will continue to work from home for all or part of the week for the foreseeable future, however, our office in Tisbury is open every day with a small number of staff.

We are of course available by phone, email or zoom, and will always be delighted to help you with your enquiries.

Tel 01747 871717

Submissions Welcome...

We are always looking for new articles which draw attention to key issues likely to be encountered by those responsible for the conservation or adaptation of historic buildings and sites for our magazines.

Guidance for authors is available here.


Historic Churches magazine

The 29th edition is now out, with content ranging from advice on net zero carbon measures and modern lighting of cathedrals, to a post-fire conservation study and the beauty and draw of two art exhibitions in the nation's cathedrals. Order your copy here or read it online.

Luxmuralis art at Liverpool CathedralSon et lumière exhibition at Liverpool Cathedral 2022 (Photo: Luxmuralis)

New Articles

Laser Cleaning Sculpture

A major five-year conservation programme on Lincoln Cathedral's West Front is due for completion this year. Find out more about a process that provides a unique, once-in-a-lifetime chance to study some of the country's finest ecclesiastical carvings.


Previously considered to be an inferior material to stone, brick was rarely used in construction in Britain until the close of the Middle Ages. In this article Gerard Lynch examines its history and development as well as its decay, conservation and repair.

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Cover of The Stone Restoration Handbook by Chris Daniels