RETROFIT & Sustainability

 

Illegal demolition of Conservation Area housing at Tower Hamlets condemned by Mayor

22 Aug 16 - London’s Tower Hamlets Council is considering taking legal action following the unauthorised demolition of ‘several’ unlisted properties in the Coldharbour conservation area reports IHBC.

 
 

Sustainable Church Buildings

1 Mar 16 - The Diocese of London has provided a section on their website setting out best practice for making building developments sustainable and low carbon.

 
 

Responsible Retrofit of Traditional Buildings courses

9 Sep 15 - Throughout the autumn and winter 2015/16 CORE is running a series of courses throughout England, Responsible Retrofit of Traditional Buildings

 
 

Building repair grant scheme launches in Cupar

26 May 15 - Grants available for property owners and occupiers in the Cupar Conservation Area.

 
 

Solid wall insulation guidance tool for homeowners

21 May 15 - STBA is developing a useful IT tool for homeowners

 
 

Free Heritage and Conservation Courses in Burslem

28 Apr 15 - These courses offer opportunities to gain CPD, Learn about craft and gain accreditation

 

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Events

The Stained Glass Museum Study Weekend 2018: Suffolk

The Stained Glass Museum’s 2018 Study Weekend will take place in Suffolk, from lunchtime on Thursday 19th April to the morning of Sunday 22nd April 2018.

Heritage Wood Occupations Specialist Applied Skills and Experience Worker Programme

A 20 day SAP course and 5 or 10 day EWP in the conservation and repair of historic timber framing, carpentry and joinery.

Experienced Worker Programme – Heritage Wood Occupations

Our EWP is aimed at candidates who already have some to extensive trade experience. During this course they will increase their knowledge and skills in conservation and repair of historic timber framing, carpentry and joinery.