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Property Repair & Maintenance Evening Event - Wed 5th June

CATEGORY: Building Management
Site Management
Technical Conservation

SOURCE: Historic Scotland
DATE: 3 June 2013

Come along to an evening event at the ESPC (Wednesday 5th June 5:30pm - 7.30pm) to provide building owners with the tools required to ascertain their building’s condition, and demonstrate how to carry out repairs and ensure correct maintenance of their property.

Vital information will be provided to help you:

- Find out the condition of your property
- Find out the process required 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 works
- Speak with knowledgeable professionals who can start you off on the right track
- Pick up information/leaflets to help

There will be short presentations from:

• Jo Parry, Conservation Architect, Hypostyle Architects: The importance of repairing properties and advice on how to get started.
• Fiona MacDonald, Edinburgh World Heritage: Grant aided projects within EWH site.
•Ali Davey, Historic Scotland: Advice on appropriate repair and maintenance, covering all key areas of your building and the HS Inform guides available to help.
• Colin McCorquodale, NFRC: Best roof repair practice.
• Alex Stark, Stone Federation: Identifying defective stonework & the process of its repair/replacement.
• Simon Roberts, Scottish Government: Fundamental information on the Tenement Act, encouraging owners to work together with their neighbours.

Following the presentations there will be help desks available where people can ask questions or get further information/leaflets. Models and samples of slates and stone will be provided to help the home owner understand the process of repair.

Venue: ESPC Showroom, 85 George Street, EH2 3ES
Time: 5:30pm - 7.30pm (refreshments provided)
Please RSVP:

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