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  • Conservation Courses – Discount for IHBC Members

    May 17, 2018

    IHBC members can received a 15% discount on the cost of building conservation courses provided by the CIOB Academy. CIOB members already receive this discount. Courses are frequently held in London but also take place in Scotland and Ireland.  To avail of the reductions simply contact the CIOB with your IHBC membership number and refer… Read more »

  • Workshop training on BS 7913

    May 8, 2018

    Edwards Hart offer training around the use of BS 7913: 2013, led by its lead author Professor John Edwards. These workshops are currently available in house and recent clients include the Northern Ireland Government and Gloucester City Council. Openly acknowledged as the most authoritative UK wide best practice guidance by organisations ranging from Cadw to… Read more »

  • National Trust endorse use of BS 7913

    May 2, 2018

    “BS 7913 could be regarded as the key document for construction professionals working on conservation projects. It should be the first point of reference for anyone starting out.” This is according to Paul Wankiewicz of the National Trust and see the full article in latest edition of ‘Construction Manager’. Lead author of BS 7913: 2013… Read more »

  • New Advice Service for Homeowners Launched by Edwards Hart

    April 20, 2018

    Edwards Hart have launched a new service that will provide specific cost-effective advice to building owners on their defects and or heritage issues. Based on the submitting of photographs, a pre-booked telephone discussion with Edwards Hart Director Professor John Edwards can be arranged. If you have any problems that you would like advice on, without… Read more »

  • What does Building Conservation Really Mean?

    April 3, 2018

    On the 12th April 2018, our Director Professor John Edwards will address the CIOB annual building conservation conference at Somerset House, London and present what building conservation means. Commenting on the event Professor Edwards said: “In a nutshell, its about understanding and practising both technical and significance issues with robust processes by competent people”. Professor… Read more »

  • Historic Building Repair Grants – now available in Wales

    March 26, 2018

    If you want to apply for a building repair grant from Cadw, you need to express your interest by the 6th April and you must appoint a consultant that is conservation accredited. Professor John Edwards leads on all our building conservation projects and is accredited (also called certified) in building conservation and meets these requirements…. Read more »

  • 2-day Conservation Course – New dates for Ireland and Scotland

    March 20, 2018

    The very popular CIOB Academy have announced new dates for their ‘Understanding Building Conservation’ course. Taking place in Dublin on the 17th and 18th of April and then in Stirling on the 15th and 16th May. The course is also a gateway into the CIOB Building Conservation Certification scheme and also takes place regularly in… Read more »

  • Celebrate International Construction Management Day – with discount offers

    March 12, 2018

    If you want to book a course with the CIOB Academy – for today only there are huge discounts that includes the ‘Project Management and Supervision: Historic and Traditional Buildings’ one day course (taking place in London) and the two day ‘Understanding Building Conservation’ course (taking place in London, Scotland and Dublin), both developed by… Read more »