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The Building Conservation Directory 2020 is now available. This 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, or order a hard copy here.

Temporary office closure

Due to the pandemic, Cathedral's key staff are working from home but otherwise itís business as usual, and we are not expecting any changes to our busy publishing schedule.

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Historic Churches 2019

The 26th edition of Historic Churches leads with an article on the Taylor Review and examines the significance of extending the use of ecclesiastical buildings in relation to their future survival. Order your copy here or view the flipping book here.

Historic Churches 2017

New Articles

Heritage and Sustainability

Dennis Rodwell explores how sustainable improvements can be achieved using appropriate retrofit procedures.

House conversion in Austwick, Lancashire

Easy Wins

In this introduction to improving energy efficiency in traditional homes, Rachel Coxcoon highlights the importance of identifying the easiest measures that safely achieve the most benefit.

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