Maintaining Traditional Buildings Day: Free Drop-In Session

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Old High Church Hall

69 Academy Street

Inverness

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Join the Inverness Townscape Heritage Team and their team of experts at this free drop-in session to learn more about maintaining your traditional property. Bring along images of your property's problems for free advice!

  • ‘Ask an Expert’: free advice on repair/maintenance of your traditional building
  • Free information leaflets and publications from Historic Environment Scotland
  • Craft skills demonstration and try your hand at Scots slating
  • Craft skills demonstration and try your hand at stonemasonry
  • Tea/Coffee & biscuits available

Craig Frew, Historic Buildings Consultant

Craig is a Historic Buildings Consultant with 18 years’ experience in providing advice and training services for the repair and conservation of traditional and historic buildings. He established Frew Conservation in 2012 and is based in Fife but works across Scotland. Craig is also a Director of Falkland Stewardship Trust. He has a particular interest and expertise in the use of lime mortars and harling, having written and contributed to several publications and articles on the topic and lectures on HES’s Advanced Professional Diploma in Technical Building Conservation, covering lime mortars, plasters and renders.

Andrew Bradley Stonemason

Andrew is a self-employed stonemason with almost 40 years’ experience, having achieved his City & Guilds and Advanced City & Guilds qualifications. He previously worked with English Heritage and the National Trust for Scotland at Culzean Castle, setting up their apprenticeship scheme and training centre and has undertaken both the SPAB Craft Fellowship and the Quinque Fellowship (North America). Andrew has travelled extensively, sharing his skills and experience, having worked on many high-profile projects and many more small scale traditional and vernacular buildings.

Neil Grieve, Historic Buildings Consultant

Neil worked a planning and conservation officer, prior to taking up post as course director of the University of Dundee’s postgraduate Programme on European Urban Conservation. He was also chief executive of Tayside Building Preservation Trust, until his recent retirement, and is currently a Trustee of Perth & Kinross Heritage Trust and the Scottish Lime Centre Trust. Neil has a particular interest and expertise in Scottish slate and slating practice having contributed to several conferences, seminars and publications on the subject. He also lectures on HES’s Advanced Professional Diploma in Technical Building Conservation.

Calum Maclean, RIAS Accredited Conservation Architect

Calum is a director of MAAC Studio Ltd, based in Inverness. He has over 25 years experience in the design and construction of buildings for private and public sector clients. He has specialist expertise in the conservation and repair of traditional and historic buildings, working at all levels from modest buildings to scheduled monuments. He is actively involved in raising public awareness of our built heritage and the importance of traditional skills in the repair and maintenance of older properties. He is a member of the RIAS Conservation Committee, the Inverness Architectural Association and the Highlands and Islands Traditional Building Forum.

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Old High Church Hall

69 Academy Street

Inverness

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