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The Building Conservation Directory
The 30th anniversary 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 has 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

Copings and cappings

Free-standing walls are exposed to the elements on both faces and from above, making them vulnerable to saturation and deterioration. Gerard Lynch outlines the wide range of traditional copings and cappings used to protect brick boundary walls.

The Cutting Edge

The explosion of new digital technologies and their increased accessibility over the past decade have enabled a revolution in manufacturing and production. 3D scanning, 3D printing and CNC machining have brought about radical new possibilities heralding a new era of rapid prototyping and accelerated product development.

More recently added articles

Gordon Sorensen 1959-2023

On 17th August, our great friend and colleague Gordon Sorensen passed away after a short battle with cancer. Further infomation can be found here.


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Cover of The Stone Restoration Handbook by Chris Daniels