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Lunchtime CPD Series 2018 - All Four Sessions

Price: £140.00 (VAT Exempt) Delivery: £0.00

Lunchtime CPD Series 2018

The SPAB is pleased to offer a second series of its popular short introductory sessions on key subjects, first run in 2017. These are specially designed to give you a way to easily meet your CPD requirements and improve your understanding of building conservation during your lunch break.

Held at our historic offices in central London, a short walk from Liverpool Street Station, we will be offering four sessions on core conservation topics, led by our expert staff. Lunch is included in the ticket price and it is a great opportunity to meet likeminded people and discuss issues informing the care of historic buildings.

VENUE: The SPAB, 37 Spital Square, London, E1 6DY

TIME: 12.00 – 13.30

FEE: £140 pp for the series of four or £40 pp per session
The fee includes lunch and refreshments. Please see our Terms and Conditions before booking for details of cancellations, refunds and transfers.

TARGET AUDIENCE: managers and staff of period properties; building conservation professionals; construction professionals; students; home owners; general interest; introductory.  


9 January     Repairing Old Buildings: The SPAB Approach

The SPAB was founded in 1877 to promote a distinctive approach to building conservation. More than 140 years later, this is still core to everything we do. In this session, the SPAB’s Director, Matthew Slocombe, will explain different building conservation philosophies and the principles that inform the SPAB’s practical approach.

23 January    Dealing with Damp in Old Buildings

Damp is the enemy of old buildings and one of the most frequent issues that the SPAB is asked for advice on. In this session, the SPAB’s Technical & Research Director, Douglas Kent, explains the different forms of damp, what causes them, how they can be identified and the best ways to treat and prevent damp in old buildings.

6 February    Historic Building Legislation & Policy: Current Issues

Emma Lawrence, the SPAB’s Head of Casework, explains the legislation that protects historic buildings and the wider policy framework; and gives up-to-date insight into how these work in practice. This short session will provide essential information for anyone working on or considering work on a listed building.

20 February   Mechanical and Electrical Services in Historic Buildings

Tim Bowden, Project Director at Ramboll, will give an overview of the challenges of integrating mechanical and electrical services within historic buildings and factors to consider, as well as identifying the main risks and possible solutions when planning a project.

BOOK THE WHOLE SERIES ONLINE by clicking on the 'Add to basket' button in the upper right corner of your screen, or click on the names of the individual sessions to book just that one.

Alternatively, download the BOOKING FORM to be completed and returned with payment to: SPAB, 37 Spital Square, London, E1 6DY.

When booking online, please provide the full delegate name. Please also let us know if the delegate has any special dietary or access requirements.

If you have any questions about this course, or any of the Society's events, please contact the Education and Training team on 020 7377 1644 or

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