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Issue number 26 featuring articles on Chartered Institute of Building - Kenwood House, Lime, Windows and More..
An Introduction to Lime in Construction by Ryan Stojic General Manager at Mike Wye & Associates Ltd
When we look at our built environment, there’s clear evidence that lime mortars and plasters have been around in this country for hundreds of years. Portland cement, by comparison..
CIOB announce their 2020 conservation conference and their understanding conservation courses
The CIOB (Chartered Institute of Building) has announced the date for their next conservation conference: Future Skills for Traditional Buildings .…
75th anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem in the Netherlands
I was so looking forward to returning to Arnhem to honour and pay tribute to the men of the British 1st Airborne Division .…
Auckland Castle reopens
Former home of the Prince Bishops of Durham, re-opens to the public following major conservation project .…
A-Hoy matey – is that secondary glazing we see?
The Historic Dockyard at Chatham in Kent, was one of the Royal Navy’s core facilities for four hundred years until it closed in 1984. .…
Art Deco Architecture Given A Clement Windows Makeover!
Art Deco, the prevailing architectural style of the 1920s and 1930s, derived its name from the ‘Exposition Internationale des Art Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes’.…
21st Century tech and traditional skills restore historic gates
Warrington’s Golden Gates - a 19th Century exemplar of Coalbrookdale’s abilities in cast iron - are shining once more.…
The British Normandy Memorial
On 6th June 2019 – the 75th anniversary of D-Day – HRH The Prince of Wales and Prime Minister Theresa May led the tributes on behalf of the United Kingdom…
Protecting your historic property against major fire
Following the devastating fire at Notre Dame, the risk of major fire will now no doubt be top priority for many heritage organisations trustees and some private individuals…
Conserving and regenerating Belton Stables
Sitting elegantly in formal gardens with views across pleasure grounds and an ancient deer-park, National Trust’s Belton House, Grantham, is often cited as being the perfect example of…
The Douglas C-47 Skytrain/Dakota
As we approach the 75th anniversaries of D-Day and Operation Market Garden, we feature the aircraft that played a major role in both of these airborne operations, the Douglas C-47 Skytrain or Dakota…
New life for historic conservatories
Supported by The National Lottery Heritage Fund, Warrington Borough Council is working with a range of partners to bring a much-loved, historic asset back into use…
Creative display specialist Leach reveals the journey to deliver the world’s largest museum
For the first time, they take Conservation & Heritage Journal behind the scenes of their assignment for the Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Cultural Centre…
Windermere Jetty - Museum of Boats, Steam and Stories
The Lake District’s new Windermere Jetty Museum of Boats, Steam and Stories opened its doors on 23rd March following a £20million development by Lakeland Arts..
Putting lime in the limelight at Poltimore House
Building practitioners, conservation professionals and members of the public who are interested in...
Studio MB and Triumph Motorcycles Get Pulses Racing
Edinburgh based design consultancy, Studio MB, collaborated closely with Triumph Motorcycles...
Natural Stone Awards 2018
Conservation and heritage projects were some of the stars of the show at the 2018 Natural Stone Awards ....
SWA specifications ensure a British supply chain
Britain’s long and well regarded engineering heritage continues to flourish across a number of sectors; and can be seen fully ....
Canterbury Cathedral restoration project
Restoration work on a building the size of Canterbury Cathedral, which over the centuries has been destroyed by fire, demolished and then rebuilt..
“Time will not dim the glory of their deeds”
Sensitive and engaging interpretation for visitors to commemorative sites
The Temperate House, Kew Gardens, Richmond upon Thames.
A bespoke solution from Parex has contributed towards a major project to restore and revitalise “the World’s Greatest Glasshouse” at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
A deprived building and local community receive something to go ‘ping-pong’ over.
Christchurch, 35 Cosway Street, was granted a Grade II* Listing in 1954. It is a former deconsecrated church in the Lisson Grove Conservation Area.
Stannah Passenger Lifts Uphold Mobility Liberty in International Bomber Command Centre
Mission: To bring freedom of access for people of all mobilities to International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC), Lincolnshire. Opened in January 2018
Murdoch Award winner has royal seal of approval
Each annual Murdoch Awards event is special to the organisers, prizewinners and sponsors alike, but this year the occasion was marked with huge sadness over the passing of Richard Murdoch last January.
Canalside Heritage Centre, Beeston
Bonsers were delighted to have been part of this fantastic community project, which saw the sympathetic and careful restoration of these previously derelict 18th Century lock cottages
Brunel Exhibition Centre
The world’s most significant Brunel collection opens to the public
Deene Park – stunning country manor
In 2017, Brudenell Estates embarked on phase one of a major refurbishment programme for Deene Hall, Deene Park, in Northamptonshire.