The Building Conservation Directory 2023

176 T H E B U I L D I N G C O N S E R VAT I O N D I R E C T O R Y 2 0 2 3 | C E L E B R AT I N G 3 0 Y E A R S C AT H E D R A L C O M M U N I C AT I O N S ◼ CITY & GUILDS OF LONDON ART SCHOOL 124 Kennington Park Road, London SE11 4DJ Tel 020 7735 2306 Email COURSES AND TRAINING : With over 100 years’ experience of teaching the carvers and conservators of tomorrow, the Art School offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Carving (Wood or Stone, including lettering) and in Conservation (Books & Paper or 3-D Objects). With a focus on teaching traditional hand-skills combined with state-of-the-art technology and contemporary practice, the school is committed to providing a high tutor-to- student ratio and small-group learning. Its tutors are all experienced practitioners and experts in their fields. The school also has strong industry links, which provide its students with prestigious live projects, commissions and placements and its range of grants can help students’ funding. ◼ CULTURAL HERITAGE INSTITUTE (RAU SWINDON) Unit 11, The Carriageworks, London Street, Swindon SN1 5DE Tel 01285 652531 Email COURSES AND TRAINING : MSc, PGDip and PGCert postgraduate programmes are available from the Cultural Heritage Institute in Conservation and Management of Historic Buildings, Cultural Heritage Management and Archaeology. Taught by leading experts, these courses blend professional sector training with hands-on practical skills. Learn in the newly developed Carriageworks hub, at the heart of Brunel’s historic Railway Village. Fully flexible modular programmes, spread your study over 1–6 years. All teaching sessions are offered as both in-person and online. Asynchronous participation is possible. Conservation, Historic Buildings and Heritage at York For more information, contact Helen Chan, Postgraduate Administrator +44 (0)1904 323963 Carry out cutting edge research at some of the most significant archaeological and historical sites in the UK, on your doorstep “Whichever degree you choose, you will acquire a range of transferable skills which are highly valued by employers within and beyond the heritage sector” Nicky Milner Head of Department Enjoy studying in the medieval King’s Manor in the centre of York and the state-of-the-art facilities on campus York is unrivalled for opportunities to experience work in a wide heritage community: archaeologists, conservators, heritage professionals and employers We ranked 5th in the UK in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023 Join our world-leading Department of Archaeology and choose from an unrivalled range of five undergraduate and twenty one taught postgraduate courses We ranked 18th in the 2022 QS World Rankings for the subject of Archaeology COURSES & TRAINING GEORGIAN BRICKWORK in partnership with Heritage Brickwork Training Ltd Unit 6 CraftWorkshop Area The Historic Dockyard • ChathamME4 4TE Email: Charles Reilly of Georgian Brickwork offers workshop-based courses and information sessions in Gauged Brickwork , Tuck Pointing , and Using Lime Mortar from a dedicated training space within The Historic Dockyard, Chatham. The short courses for bricklayers are informal and practical with a focus on gaining the skills needed to conserve and repair historic brickwork on site. The 3-hour workshops for heritage professionals and homeowners focus on sharing information to ensure that traditional bricklaying methods and materials are recognised and valued by those seeking to restore, repair and maintain historic brick buildings. ◾ GACHES PLASTERWORK Stonehouse Farm, 36 Station Road, Deeping St James, Lincolnshire PE6 8RQ Tel 01778 342188 Mob 07957 565648 Email TRADITIONAL PLASTERING COURSES : See also: display entry in Plasterwork, page 169. ◼ GEORGIAN BRICKWORK 2a Bekesbourne Lane, Littlebourne, Canterbury CT3 1UY Tel 07732 975349 Email COURSES AND TRAINING : Charles Reilly of Georgian Brickwork offers professional development courses in heritage brickwork from his training workshop at The Historic Dockyard, Chatham. The short courses for bricklayers in gauged brickwork, tuck pointing, and using lime mortar are informal and practical with a focus on gaining the skills needed to conserve and repair heritage brickwork on site, using traditional methods and materials. Charles Reilly also offers 3-hour workshops for heritage professionals and homeowners. See also: display entry on this page.