Conference : Day 3 – Conservation Day

Day 3
Conservation Day
Thursday 27 April 2017


Authenticity and appearance when repairing historic buildings

Taking place in the stunning South Gallery rooms overlooking the Royal Victoria Dock at ExCeL, London, the Conservation Day is been organised in conjunction with Historic England and the English Stone Forum.

Your Natural Stone Show visitor badge will permit entry into the Conservation Day and all sessions are free to attend with no pre-booking required.

The day begins with the launch of the Stone Federation Heritage Register.

The morning session is then hosted by the English Stone Forum and examines the issues of authenticity and appearance when repairing historic buildings.

During the afternoon Historic England offers an overview of some recent developments in stone conservation, including updates from recent research projects.

Conservation Day at the Natural Stone Show Conference


10:30 - 10:50

Launch of the Stone Federation Heritage Register

Bernard Burns, Chairman of The Stone Heritage Group  

11:00 - 11:30

11:30 - 12:00

Replacement stone: ensuring physical and technical compatibility

Dr Stephen Parry, British Geological Survey

12:00 - 12:25

12:25 - 12:55

Authentic detailing in slate and stone slate roofs

Terry Hughes, Stone and Slate Consultants

12:55 - 13:00

Recognising global significance: the Global Heritage Stone Resource initiative

Brian Marker, Representative on the Global Heritage Stone Resource panel

13:00 - 13:30

14:00 - 14:30

Hot-mixed lime mortars for stone conservation

Nick Durnan, Nicholas Durnan Conservation

14:30 - 15:00

15:00 - 15:30

15:30 - 16:00

Conservation of war memorials

Clara Willett, Historic England