Conservation on the Edge: Building Repairs at Height

CANCELLED: Conservation on the Edge: Building Repairs at Height

Repairing buildings in the care of Historic Environment Scotland

03/11/2021 - 03/11/2021
General Interest
United Kingdom

Members £5
Non-Members £6

Start time 18.00
Finish 19.30 (includes 30 mins Q&A)

Event details

CANCELLED: This event has been cancelled, we apologise for any disaapointment.  We hope to be able to run a similar themed lecture in 2022. 

Historic Environment Scotland care for many of Scotland's greatest monuments and landscape sites.  Gaining access to some of these areas has always been difficult but HES has developed a dedicated team and training to undertake high level inspections.  Historic Fabric Building Assessor and stone expert Christa Gerdwilker will talk about recent projects undertaken in summer 2021, looking at high level fabric inspections, access methods and their limitations as well as stone conservation issues at height. 

Presented by Christa Gerdwilker ACR MSc B.A. (Hons) – Icon accredited Stone Conservator and Historic Building Fabric Assessor with Historic Environment Scotland (HES) with over 20 years’ experience in stone conservation.

The lecture will conclude with a Q&A session where both general and practical questions will be welcomed. 

Start Time: 18.00
Finish: 19.30

Conservation on the Edge:

This is the last in our short seriers of lectures arranged by SPAB Scotland in celebration of their 25th Anniversary.   All lectures will examine conservation in tricky or unusual circumstances.  


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.

Booking Terms & Conditions

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

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