The Building Conservation Directory

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The 2020 edition of The Building Conservation Directory contains 190 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 of the Directory is available here free of charge, or order a printed copy below.

Articles in the 27th annual edition

  • The Thermal Upgrading of Historic Fenestration
    Eleni Makri

  • Cathodic Protection of Steel-Framed Buildings
    Chris Wozencroft

  • Building Pathology – established and emerging technologies
    Lynda Jubb and Steve Bury

  • 19th Century Timber Frame Revival Buildings
    Tim Nicholson

  • Patent Slating
    Terry Hughes

  • Sand Cast Lead
    Jonathan Castleman
  • Sandstones and Limestones
    Jonathan Taylor

  • Historic Cylinder Glass
    Michael Brückner

  • Hydraulicity Revisited
    Edward Walker

  • Sustainable Waste Water Systems
    Toby Cambray

  • All that Glitters…
    Alexandra Miller

  • Historic Interiors and Heritage Protection
    Jonathan Taylor

To order a copy

The Building Conservation Directory 2020 is now available. To order a copy, select the appropriate mailing region and click the 'buy now' link. The price includes the publication, postage and packing.

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

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Previous digital editions

Building Conservation Directory 2019

Building Conservation Directory 2018

Building Conservation Directory 2017

Building Conservation Directory 2016

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