Cover image ot the 2014 edition of the Building Conservation Directory

The 2016 edition of The Building Conservation Directory brings together the latest expert advice and up-to-date information on craft skills, conservation products and specialist services, as well as course listings, useful contacts and other essential information. It is also available in a free digital edition.

NEW: Heritage Retrofit

Cathedral's new annual publication Heritage Retrofit, due out this autumn, will be packed with illustrated features and other specialist coverage of this rapidly expanding area of building conservation.

Find out more about the first edition, how to reserve a copy and the latest advertising opportunities here.


Read the new edition of Historic Churches as a digital flipping book for your PC, tablet or smartphone:

Digital flipping book edition of Historic Churches magazine 2016


Archaeological Investigation and Digital Documentation

While the planning process requires increasingly detailed and accurate information about historic buildings and sites, modern survey and data capture technologies are opening up new ways of recording and presenting this information. Tom Addyman provides an overview of the technologies available and their end-products.

Digital model of Edinburgh University’s Old College

Statements of Significance

Designing and managing change to heritage assets is key to ensuring their survival. Historic England's Andrew Brown looks at the role of statements of significance in this process, explaining the origin of the concept of significance in the Burra Charter and English Heritage's Conservation Principles, the requirements of the National Planning Policy Framework, and how to evaluate whether a statement of significance is fit for purpose.


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Stephen Levrant Heritage Architecture Ltd

Stephen Levrant Heritage Architecture would like to recruit a Senior Historic Building Consultant, Planner, or Conservation Architect for their Manchester office. Vacancies also exist at their London office.

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