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The Building Conservation Directory

The 2024 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, sources of advice and other essential information.

A free digital 'flipping book' version is available here and you can order a hard copy here.

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We are always looking for new articles which draw attention to key issues likely to be encountered by those responsible for the conservation or adaptation of historic buildings and sites for our magazines.

Guidance for authors is available here.


Historic Churches magazine

Current issues in this 30th edition of the BCD supplement include sustainability, sources of funding, and how we keep our most important places of worship open and cared for.

For full details of what's included in this latest edition and to order your copy see here.

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New Articles

Copings and cappings

Free-standing walls are exposed to the elements on both faces and from above, making them vulnerable to saturation and deterioration. Gerard Lynch outlines the wide range of traditional copings and cappings used to protect brick boundary walls.

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