The Building Conservation Directory 2023
30th Anniversary Edition

Building Conservation Directory 2023

The 30th anniversary edition of The Building Conservation Directory 2023 is now available in print and online.

With 192 pages and a foreword by ICOMOS-UK president Clara Arokiasamy, the directory is packed with invaluable information for anyone involved in conservation, repair or restoration work.

In particular, it provides contact details for hundreds of essential UK contacts for the conservation of historic buildings, their fittings and their surroundings, including:

  • specialist architects, surveyors, structural engineers and heritage consultants
  • craftspeople, conservation contractors and conservators
  • suppliers of new and traditional products and building materials for repairs and conservation work
  • sources of information and advice, including advisory, voluntary and statutory bodies
  • conservation courses and training.

This edition also provides a wide range of articles by leading specialists giving practical guidance on important issues as outlined below.

A digital 'flipping book' version is available here free of charge, or order a printed copy below.

Articles in this edition

    The Building Conservation Directory at 30
    Jessica Tooze

    Reinstatement of missing features
    Eva Palacios

    Listed buildings
    Jonathan Taylor

    Building performance evaluation
    Caroline Rye and Cameron Scott

    BIM and the digital revolution
    Katie Steele

    Towards a sustainable future for old buildings
    Richard Griffiths

    Iron cramps
    Lee Bilson

    Copings and cappings on free-standing brick walls
    Gerard Lynch

Timber windows: conservation and thermal improvement
Jonathan Taylor

Equal access in the historic built environment
Jessica Tooze

Repairs to lime renders
David Sleight

Stop the rot
Peter Barrett

Restoring Rochdale Town Hall’s interiors
Emma Birkett

Victorian decorative tiles
Jonathan Taylor

Pub heritage
Paul Ainsworth

Interested in writing?

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 prospective authors is available here.

To order a copy of The Building Conservation Directory 2023

Please select the appropriate mailing region and click the 'buy now' link.
The price includes the publication, postage and packing.

Alternatively, phone Cathedral Communications during UK office hours to order a copy: Tel +44 (0)1747 871717.

BCD 2023, including postage to:

Previous digital editions

Building Conservation Directory 2022

Building Conservation Directory 2021

Building Conservation Directory 2020

Building Conservation Directory 2019

Promoting your business

This website

Our publications

The Building Conservation Directory

Historic Churches

What we publish for others

Chartered Institute for Archaeologists Client Guide and Directory

Heritage Now

Yearbook of the Institute of Historic Building Conservation

Context: the journal of the Institute of Historic Building Conservation

Discovery and Excavation in Scotland

Site Map