What does Building Conservation Really Mean?

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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

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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

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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

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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 »

Be Recognised as a Conservation Expert – Get Certified

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The CIOB is the latest building conservation certification scheme. It has three levels so even if you do not work on Listed buildings, you may still be able to join this scheme. The CIOB has just released a short film to show how to apply. This film refers to a recorded webinar presented by Edwards… Read more »

New Heritage Project Management Course

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A 1-day course on the project management and supervision of work to historic and traditional buildings has just been launched by the CIOB Academy. This has been developed by Edwards Hart Director Professor John Edwards and currently it is programmed to take place in London during 2018 but is also available as an in-house course…. Read more »

Construction Manager of the Year Awards – Conservation Category

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Only one week to left for entering the CIOB CMYA 2018. A great opportunity for promoting best practice including work to historic and traditional buildings. The competition acknowledges the competence and expertise of those managing the construction process. The finalist’s ceremony takes place at Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane, London on the 24th October… Read more »

FREE CPD in Building Conservation

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Watch the one hour long free webinar delivered by our Director Professor John Edwards that introduces building conservation. This will be useful as a refresher on best practice for those already involved with older and historic buildings, including guidance on how to follow BS 7913: 2013: Guide to the Conservation of Historic Buildings. It also… Read more »