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

Repair and maintenance of traditional windows

If you live in or work on buildings with traditional timber windows this course is for you.

Lime mortars and plasters course

A short intermediate course offering theoretical and paractical hands-on training.

Seminar: Colour & Finish in Heritage Ironwork

This day aims to explode the ‘always black’ myth, look at alternatives, and outline best practice for discovering, conserving and re-instating original colour schemes in heritage ironwork.