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Exova BM TRADA and RSK to host free heritage buildings seminar

  • 3 Aug 2016

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Exova BM TRADA and environmental consultants RSK are co-hosting a free one-day seminar on the challenges and obstacles encountered when conserving and regenerating heritage buildings. The CPD will take place on Tuesday 1st November at the Museum of Science & Industry building in Manchester.

The seminar will comprise a series of talks by industry experts on structural assessment, renovation, fire and conservation. There will be a particular focus on case studies and examples of excellence delivered by a team of geomaterials scientists, conservators, geophysicists, structural engineers and timber technical consultants.

The heritage buildings seminar will cover the following topics:

  • The role of Historic England
  • Application of ground penetrating radar and other non-intrusive methods 
  • Structural assessment of historic buildings
  • Assessing the condition and strength of structural timber in historic buildings
  • The role of petrographic analysis
  • Decorative plaster ceiling conservation and investigation
  • The role of fire assessment and implementation of fire risk mitigation strategies
  • Regenerating historic buildings: the contractor’s experience

The seminar will be aimed at structural engineers; architects; developers; heritage consultants; local authority conservation officers and project managers.

A full seminar brochure is available on the Exova BM Trada website. Contact or call 01494 560750 for more information or to book a place.

Chiltern House,
Stocking Lane,
Hughenden Valley,
High Wycombe,
HP14 4ND

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