New Standards for UK Retrofit

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Read about the new BSI PAS 2035 in ‘Construction Manager’ authored by our Director Professor John Edwards, a member of the PAS 2035 Steering Group and the BSI Retrofit Standards Task Group. Professor Edwards said: “We were pleased to provide our input into this new guidance which will sets a new standard in the way… Read more »

New Guidance on Retrofitting Traditional Buildings

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Launched last week at the IHBC (Institute for Historic Building Conservation) Annual School in Nottingham, this new guidance is aimed at traditional and historic buildings and to some degree modern listed buildings. It was drafted by Edwards Hart Director Professor John Edwards, one of the UK’s leading experts in the retrofitting of buildings and provides… Read more »

Work to Trafalgar Square – substantially complete

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Edwards Hart are pleased to announce the substantial completion of work at Trafalgar Square, Sunderland. All external work is complete and work to most apartments have also been completed and that includes new kitchens and bathrooms as well as remedial works. Edwards Hart were lead consultants and Professor John Edwards Director of Edwards Hart said:… Read more »

New Chair of IHBC Technical Panel

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Edwards Hart Director Professor John Edwards has been appointed Chair of the Technical Panel at the Institute for Historic Building Conservation (IHBC). Commenting on his appointment Professor Edwards said: “I am really proud to have been appointed to this most important position and to chair a panel of some of the best technical people in… Read more »

Edwards Hart at V&A Conference

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A conference on the management of historic buildings is taking place on the 10th June. It is being organised by the ‘Cultural Sector FM Hub’ and speakers include English Heritage Director Rob Woodside and Edwards Hart Director Professor John Edwards. Professor Edwards will focus on how heritage values fit into the maintenance and management of… Read more »

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 »