CPD - Philosophy of Parapet Repairs

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Join stone mason Nic Boyes to hear about his work at George Heriots School, Edinburgh as part of our Conservation on the Edge series. Presented by SPAB Scotland

Conservation on the Edge of George Heriot’s School Old Building Terrace:

A presentation on the phased remedial works to the decorative masonry balustrade. Constructed in 1628, the balustrade has suffered numerous items of defect, damage and decay during over nearly 400 years of service including localised subsidence of terrace construction, physical impact by people and latterly vehicles, contour scaling of moulding detail and environmental pollution soiling. This presentation will describe the efficacy of designed remedial works to reverse identified items of defect damage and decay. 

Nic Boyes is a Conservator accredited by The Institute of Conservation, with 30 years of experience in the conservation of historic structures, monuments, public sculpture and artefacts. Since 2016, Nic has traded as Stone Conservation Consultant, providing written advice, conservation strategy, project design, specification & trade procurement, project direction and quality control to various Clients.

This CPD is presented by SPAB Scotland to compliment our 'Conservation on the Edge' lecture series in celebration of our 25th anniversary in 2021. We hope you will be able to join us at one of the other events too!


Multiple bookings
As long as there is space on the event, we usually allow you to book for both yourself and a guest. When completing the booking form, you will be asked to select the number of people and put in your own details on the first page, then to put in your second person's details on the next page. The event fee shown on each of these pages is for the individual person - you will be shown the total amount due once you get to the summary page.

About SPAB Scotland
Members of the SPAB living and working in Scotland decided to form their own semi-autonomous group in 1995. Scotland has its own building traditions, architectural language and property laws, all of which are best dealt with locally. All members of the SPAB residing in Scotland are automatically members of SPAB Scotland.

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Accessibility: please contact the Group Organiser before booking to discuss any special access requirements.

9th November 2021 12:00 PM through  1:30 PM
Event Fee(s)
Online Ticket £ 25.00