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Jane Austen’s House Roof Restoration

WORK AT Jane Austen's House has begun as the 70-year-old clay tiles are being reclaimed and renewed during a roof restoration. Restoring the roof requires...

Historic England Updates Advice on Roof Theft from Places of Worship

HISTORIC ENGLAND has updated its advice to the organisers and congregations of historic places of worship facing metal theft from roofs. Historic England regulates the...

New Tiles on Oxburgh Hall Adapted to Give Bats a Grip

PART OF A massive £6m re-roofing project at the historic manor house, Oxburgh Hall in Norfolk, has included installing new, specially adapted, black-glazed pan-tiles. Chosen...

Biggest Heritage Project Ever Opens for Potential Suppliers

IN WHAT IS the biggest heritage restoration project ever undertaken in the UK, the Restoration and Renewal Delivery Authority for the Palace of Westminster...

Making Historic Buildings Energy Efficient Could Reduce Carbon Emissions by 5%

HISTORIC BUILDINGS can help tackle the climate crisis and save 5% of UK building carbon emissions, according to one of the world's largest property...

Training with the Lead Sheet Training Academy

The Lead Sheet Training Academy (LSTA) is at the forefront of training for those using lead or hard metals in the construction industry. To deliver this...

New Roofing Training Centre Set to Open in Manchester

THE NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION Training Service and Master Roofers have joined forces to open a new roofing training centre in Salford, Manchester. The training centre, which...

Milestone Reached as Scaffolding Removed from Historic Nottingham Landmark

A MAJOR MILESTONE has been reached with the removal of scaffolding from a Grade I historic building in Nottingham following roof repairs. The work on...

Winners Revealed of NFRC Scottish Roofing Contractor of the Year Awards...

THE WINNERS OF the NFRC Scottish Roofing Contractor of the Year Awards 2019, were announced at a ceremony hosted by TV presenter Carol Smillie...

Belton Visitors Help Martin-Brooks Repair Boathouse

HERITAGE ROOFING specialist, Martin-Brooks, has helped preserve a key architectural feature in the grounds of Lincolnshire’s Grade I listed Belton House. The Sheffield-based firm has...