Humble Heritage Online CPD Series: Slating in Wales and the Marches

Humble Heritage Online CPD Series: Slating in Wales and the Marches

27/10/2020 - 27/10/2020
Course Type: 
Intermediate, CPD

£25.00 per person

Event details

12.00-13.00 27 October 2020  

Apologies for any confusion caused by the incorrect date and time in our recent email newsletter. The date and time above are correct for this CPD session - it is our members' skill-share session on heritage buildings for healthcare that is on 21 October.

Online CPD sesison held via Zoom. Replay available to view until 03/11/20. The third session in a three-part Humble Heritage Online CPD Series looking at Traditional Roofing Materials and Techniques.

About the Session:

To launch the new SPAB Technical Advice Note: Slate and Stone Roofing in Wales and the Marches, one of the authors, Terry Hughes, will describe the vernacular roofing materials and techniques of the region. The Note is the third in a series of SPAB regional slating guides, following Slating in South-East England and Slating in the East Midlands. 

About the Speaker:

Terry Hughes, formerly technical manager at Penrhyn Quarry (Welsh Slate Ltd) was chairman of the European roofing slate technical committee for seventeen years and has represented the UK slating industry on other technical committees including the British Standard Code of Practice for Slating and Tiling since 1983. He has been a consultant to Historic England for 27 years and is chairman of the Stone Roofing Association and the English Stone Forum. He has researched and published extensively on slate & stone roofs, their regional variations and conservation.

If you’re considering registering five or more employees for a live online CPD session, contact the Education and Training team ( to enquire about our new group booking rates. All universities, colleges and schools who wish to make bookings of 10 or more students should also contact us to find out more about our group booking rates.

Booking Terms & Conditions

IT requirements: Please note that this is an online course and will be held via a webinar platform called Zoom. You will be sent instructions on how to join the session when you book. To participate, all you need is an internet connection, and a laptop, computer or phone with the ability to play video and audio. On android mobiles/tablets, sessions can be accessed via either Chrome for Android or Firefox for Android. Apple mobile/tablet users will need to download the Zoom app. If you require any assistance using Zoom, please email

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

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