Advice and Contacts
INFORM Guides from Historic Scotland
Useful tips for home owners on caring and conserving a historic building, including the maintenance of sash and cast windows, removing graffiti, and caring for ironwork... Read more
Advice on maintaining your home
A series of guides giving straight forward advice on building maintenance, checking your building, common problems, organising and paying for repairs... Read more
A Statutory Notice is as a way of alerting owners that there is a structural problem with their building and that action is required to carry out repairs. For more details click here...
Almost all new building work from house extensions to a new roof light needs a building warrant and Completion Certificate to prove it is safe to use and fit for purpose. For more details click here...
Questions about technical matters
Questions about listed buildings or conservation areas
City of Edinburgh Council, Planning Help Desk
0131 529 3596 firstname.lastname@example.org
Questions about local council services
Central Neighbourhood Team
1 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh
0131 529 7061 email@example.com
Want to find out more about your building?
The local history archive
The Edinburgh Room, Central Library, George IV Bridge
0131 242 8030 www.capitalcollections.org.uk
The national building record
The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland