Thursday 8 June
Responsible sourcing of building stone: online tools
Some new resources for identifying and responsibly sourcing building stone for repair of historic buildings and new build.
00:00 - Introduction by chair Tim Yates, Principal Consultant, Built Environment Team - BRE02:50 - The launch of The Building Stones Database for England
Clara Willett, Senior Building Conservation Advisor - Historic England27:25 - Introducing Historic Environment Scotland’s Stone Carbon Calculator
Dr Andy King, Technical Director & Principal Geologist - Geckoella Ltd
Understanding stone in relation to climate change: a selection of current research projects
With changing weather patterns, understanding the behaviour of stone and adapting approaches to its maintenance is essential. Researchers and stakeholders discuss a selection of projects which seek to address this.
00:00 - Introduction by chair Clara Willett, Senior Architectural Conservator - Historic England02:52 - Climate change adaptations on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission estate including enzyme cleaning trials
Dr Philip Skipper, Researcher - Lincoln University & Consultant - Philip Skipper Heritage Science Services
Dr Lynda Skipper, Senior Lecturer & Programme Leader - Lincoln University
1:01:00 - Treating organic growth using UVC light
Andrew More, Senior Building Services Engineer - Historic England
1:25:34 - Conserving the past, building the future: a collaborative approach
Michael Sheppard, Deputy Director - Cathedrals Workshop Fellowship (on behalf of the Institute of Conservation (Icon))
Sustainable supply of roofing stone and slate
A series of case studies from suppliers and contractors, focusing on the production and use of indigenous slates.
00:00 - Introduction by chair Alison Henry, Head of Building Conservation - Historic England
02:14 - Cumbrian Slate: traditional production for heritage projects
Ian Ramsay, Sales Manager - Burlington Slate Ltd
29:26 - Welsh Slate roofing: 5 million years old and still going strong
John Owens, Technical Sales Manager - Breedon Group
56:31 - Thorpe Satchville case study: Swithland Slate
Richard Jordan, Technical Trainer/Assessor & Building Conservation Consultant - Jordan Roofing Ltd
The Natural Stone Show will be complemented by Hard Surfaces, the new event showcasing the latest products and trends in the fast-moving field of surface design. Hard Surfaces brings together the full production, design, specification and purchasing chain and is the only exhibition in the UK focusing exclusively on Hard Surfaces and directly related products and services.
By co-locating, The Natural Stone Show offers an attractive proposition for architects, designers, developers, fabricators, specialist contractors, installers and KBB outlets.