The Building Conservation Directory

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The 2021 edition of The Building Conservation Directory is now available. It contains 188 pages of invaluable information for anyone involved in conservation, repair or restoration work.

The directory sections provide contact details for almost 1,000 essential 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.

Each 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

    Heritage Preservation: a philosophical guide
    Patrick Duerden

    Heritage Protection: a UK-wide legislation summary
    Jonathan Taylor

    Development Affecting the Setting of Heritage Assets
    Gail Stoten

    Structural Assessment of Historic Plaster Ceilings
    Kevin Clark

    Scaffolding for historic buildings
    Bridget Drake-Wilkes

    Traditional Brickwork: inherent defects, vulnerabilities and the importance of good maintenance
    Terrence Lee

    Fitting the New to the Old: designing new ironwork for heritage settings
    Bethan Griffiths

Replacing Steel Windows: a guide for homeowners
Peter Clement

Decorative Timber Repairs
Robin Russell

Martello Towers: keeping out the weather
Tom Bosence

Awnings and Canopies: learning from the past
Robyn Pender

Commissioning Someone to Care: the appointment of conservators
Sara Crofts

Energy and Heritage: the challenges faced by traditional buildings in a carbon neutral world
Tim Yates

To order a copy of The Building Conservation Directory 2021

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

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

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Previous digital editions

Building Conservation Directory 2020

Building Conservation Directory 2019

Building Conservation Directory 2018

Building Conservation Directory 2017

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