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Jon Gedling

Jon Gedling

Director of Works, Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Jon is responsible for overseeing the care and upkeep of the CWGC’s memorials and structures around the world and setting the policy and direction for the global conservation approach of the organisation. Jon is a Chartered Building Surveyor and has worked in private practice and for various client-side organisations specialising in the management of historic estates. His background has been particularly focussed towards managing major conservation projects and in previous roles he was Assistant Property Manager for the Royal Household Property Section and Chief Surveyor at Eton College.  Jon also acts as an Assessor for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and sits on the Historic Estates Conservation Committee of Historic England which monitors and advises Commission on the conservation and maintenance of the properties within the National Heritage Collection.

  • I've seen how techniques and machinery have advanced in the stone trade, making life easier, more efficient and saving money on a project
    Show Visitor
  • The Natural Stone Show has been really exciting for us, we’ve met a lot of great people and had a lot of traffic on the stand, it has been a great setting for our official launch.
    Kelly Johnson
  • You can find everything!
    Show Visitor
  • The real highlight of the show has been seeing so many people come to see the new colours that we've introduced...we've pulled in incredible crowds with the new range.
    Simon Boocock
    CR Laurence of Europe



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