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Committee backs move of MPs and Peers out of the Palace of Westminster

21 Mar 17 - The MPS on the public accounts committee have agreed that the planned repair and restoration of the Palace of Westminster must begin in haste, with any delay adding to the risk of fire or another ‘catastrophic failure’ to the building.


Job Opportunity: Listed Building Support Officer

18 Mar 17 - As the Listed Building Support Officer you will be supporting the long term sustainable future of listed places of worship within the Archdiocese.


Priestman Associates awarded top prize

16 Mar 17 - The CITB’s National Specialist Accredited Center awarded its Assessor of the Year award to Mark Priestman, for his practice as an assessor and his contribution to the specialist sector.


Job opportunity: Development Officer, Nottinghamshire Building Preservation Trust

2 Mar 17 - The Nottinghamshire Building Preservation Trust is seeking a Development Officer.


Understanding Repair & Maintenance of Traditional (Pre 1919) Buildings Courses

2 Mar 17 - Of interest to crafts persons, builders and professionals – a two day course on Repair and Maintenance of Traditional Buildings. Participants will learn about the theory and practicalities of conserving traditional buildings from industry experts.


News from the NHTG, February 2017

28 Feb 17 - Heritage news, jobs, events and training from the NHTG.



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Conservation and Repair of Masonry Ruins

This course is primarily designed for those concerned with the conservation of ruined structures, although the principles and skills are also applicable to roofed buildings.

Financing the Historic Environment

A two-day conference, organised by Built Environment Forum Scotland, Heritage Lottery Fund Scotland and the BRICK programme run by The Prince’s Regeneration Trust.

Lime Plaster for Plasterers

A two-day hands-on course aimed at working plasterers interested in broadening their experience, and amateurs with some plastering skills.