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

Conservation and Repair of Timber

This course provides an intensive introduction to historic timber-framed structures.

RC1 19: Repair of Old Buildings Course

Run over five days, this course delivers an intensive programme of lectures and visits to building repair projects. It runs twice a year - in the spring and the autumn.

Conservation and Repair of Slate and Stone Roofing

This course covers the history of traditional slate and stone roofing but mainly concentrates on their conservation and repair.