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Property Repair and Maintenance Evening Event

Tuesday 8th September 2015, 5.30pm - 7.30pm, ESPC Showroom, 107 George Street, EH2 3ES

Sep 8, 2015

Find out how to carry out repairs and maintenance to your building from a series of expert speakers at this free event.

To book a place please RSVP: conservation@hypostyle.co.uk

Vital information will be provided to help you:
- find out the condition of your property.
- find out how to to repair and maintain your property.
- learn what funding options are available to you.
- get tips on getting your neighbours together to carry out the work.
- speak with knowledgeable professionals who can start you on the right track.
- pick up information/leaflets to help.

There will be short presentations from:

  • Jo Parry, Conservation Architect, Hypostyle Architects: Introduction.
  • Lorna Duncan, Edinburgh World Heritage: Grant aided projects within the World Heritage Site.
  • Vanesa Gonzalez, Historic Scotland: Advice on repair and maintenance, covering all areas of your building and HS Inform guides available.
  • Alex Stark, Stone Federation: Identifying defective stonework and the process of its repair/replacement.
  • Paul Everett, British Geological Society: Stone matching advice and sourcing.
  • Simon Roberts, Scottish Government: The tenement act and encouraging owners to work with their neighbours.

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