Edwards Hart in Belfast

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Edwards Hart Director Prof John Edwards will be delivering a morning seminar on working with traditional buildings on the 30th May in Belfast. This free event has been organised by CITB Northern Ireland and the Northern Ireland Government Department for Communities. Find out more information about this free event is here. Later in the year… Read more »

Edwards Hart Director Speaking at CIOB English Heritage Conference

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Edwards Hart Director Professor John Edwards will be speaking at the CIOB Conservation conference being held in partnership with English Heritage and taking place in Westminster, London on the 30th April. Professor Edwards will speak on competencies in the work force and the consequences of a lack of competence in the wider context of work… Read more »

Competency schemes deliver quality in construction

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Will membership of competency schemes be the norm for the future? Read Prof John Edwards blog on the CIOB website to get an insight into what competency schemes are about and what they can deliver. Membership of such schemes is now becoming more popular as it enables individuals to stand out from the crowd in… Read more »

IHBC Summer School – Edwards Hart Director Speaking on PAS2035 New UK Retrofit Specification

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Professor John Edwards will be speaking at the IHBC (Institute for Historic Building Conservation) Annual School on the new UK standard specification for the retrofit of UK dwellings of all types and ages, known as PAS 2035. This will take place in Nottingham, July 2019. Professor Edwards, a Chartered Environmentalist and one of the UK’s… Read more »

CIOB Certification Scheme Recognition

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The CIOB Building Conservation Certification Scheme, developed by Edwards Hart, is listed on the Historic England website alongside all other certification and accreditation schemes. The CIOB scheme is, however, different to the others. Whilst the CIOB scheme certifies those that work for clients and consultants like the other schemes, it also certifies those that work… Read more »

The CIOB Code of Quality Management Consultation

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Members of the CIOB and others are urged to provide a response to the CIOB’s draft ‘Code of Quality Management‘ which is out to consultation until the 28th March. Edwards Hart urge companies and individuals to respond. Edwards Hart Director Professor John Edwards said: “This is a very important piece of work, buts its essential… Read more »

CIOB Conservation Course – more dates added

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Wrexham in North Wales is the latest date to be added to the 2019 programme of two-day courses. By popular demand, new dates are being added with Wrexham being the second course taking place in Wales during 2019, with the first one in Swansea being sold out many weeks in advance. The CIOB Academy 2… Read more »

Building Conservation Courses – new dates for 2018

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The CIOB has set out the initial dates for their 2-day ‘Understanding Building Conservation’ course and their ‘Project Management and Supervision: Historic and Traditional Buildings’ 1-day course. The courses were developed and are delivered by Edwards Hart Director Professor John Edwards. These courses can be booked through the CIOB Academy website.

Building Conservation in the 21st Century

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The latest article by Edwards Hart Director Prof John Edwards has just been published. Appearing in the Journal of Building Survey, Appraisal and Valuation, published by Henry Stewart Publications, best practice in building conservation is described with the help of case studies that include Cardiff Castle, Wellbrook Manor and Somerset House. These are the issues… Read more »

CPD by Edwards Hart – Ireland and Wales

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Best practice in building conservation and work to older buildings will be presented by Edwards Hart Director Professor John Edwards in coming months for the CIOB. As well as passing on expert knowledge, Professor Edwards will focus on how individuals and companies can demonstrate their expertise and knowledge including details on the CIOB Building Conservation… Read more »