Looking After Historic Buildings
How to maintain and repair historic buildings, including advice on the types of materials and treatment methods to use.
The use of authentic material helps to retain the character of historic buildings and in turn supports traditional industries and vital craft skills.
Good maintenance and repair of historic buildings is fundamental to their preservation, following proven materials and methods.
How to draw up a maintenance plan for a building; what the plan needs to consider, and how often it needs to be supported by maintenance inspections.
Practical Building Conservation - Comprehensive and practical reference books for professionals involved in repairing historic buildings.
This page describes the main principles of repair for historic buildings
An owner's guide to vacant historic buildings
Guidance to help determine the competency of specialist inspectors and contractors you need, and to define the required standard of inspection.
Advice on the care and conservation of wall paintings and other decorative features.
Our brochure lists all our current free-to-download technical conservation guidance and research reports.