Alfred Waterhouse lives on in Liverpool
A recent visit to Liverpool kept me on my Waterhouse pilgrimage
Listed buildings and Spray Foam
If you have spray foam to the underside of your roof, or you are considering it, this document will help inform you of the implications of its application.
The APPG Report ‘The Value of Heritage’
The APPG on Conservation, Places & People has issued its inaugural report on The Value of Heritage. It offers five recommendations to government to improve the environment within which heritage buildings could play an even greater role in the UK’s economy, its 2050 carbon commitments, and its cultural and wellbeing impacts.
Listed properties make fantastic film locations: a property Heritage Revival has been involved with features in Amazon Prime’s new Cinderella
Finding a Blacksmith
Finding a blacksmith is vital for the appropriate repair for heritage buildings, but also for commissioning that special ‘something’ for the garden…
Wheatsheaf Farm filmed for posterity
A Grade II listed property comes alive with the wonderful short film on what is was like living on a rural smallholding in Buckinghamshire
National Mill Weekend 2020
The National Mills Weekend 2020 sees an hour long film made to celebrate our industrial heritage – and prep us to schedule visits to the mills after restrictions are lifted.
your health and internal air quality during isolation
If you find yourself spending more time at home during Covid-19 be mindful to pay attention to your internal air quality for your mental and physical wellbeing…
Crafting steam-bent timber
My newsletter Beam: new life in old buildings, reflects the values that influence my work. This blog is the first feature of the inaugural issue.
Heritage and Wellbeing in offices
How can heritage buildings help occupant wellbeing?
Ecology and the Construction Season
Listed buildings and older properties may be home to protected species who live a seasonal life…read on to learn more on how to work with ecology.
2020 – The Decade for Realism
Heritage buildings in 2020! What will become of them? Can they be thermally upgraded to suit our modern lifestyle? If they can’t ‘move with the
Your Building has had a Gutter-Full
The last Friday in November is National Gutters Day – a time to give the leaves the heave-ho!
Learning from SPAB’s Listed Old House Project
SPAB’s Old Project House is a fascinating find and is being documented as the project progresses.
Heritage at Risk 2019
The Heritage at Risk Register 2019 has 87 fewer sites than 2018, but with 5073 entries there is plenty to do
Nevill Holt Opera is Shortlisted for the RIBA Stirling Prize 2019
The RIBA Stirling Prize is an annual award of a building judged to be the ‘building of the year’. More commonly known for its appreciation of
Heritage creates Business Benefit
If you own or are looking to purchase a heritage building, or listed building, you may be considering it legacy and its whole-life financial investment. The third annual Historic
May is Local History Month
May 1st sees the start of Local History Month 2019. Behind this awareness drive into local history and community is the Historical Association who describes it as,
Heritage in Flames
The shocking images of the Notre Dame engulfed in flames on Monday is a reminder of how vulnerable even the most ‘solid’ of buildings is
When is a non-listed property still protected?
If your property is not listed with Historic England on the national list, or its character protected if in a Conservation Area it may still
Heritage Revival celebrates collaborative working at Henley Design Day 2019
Heritage Revival will be attending Henley Design Day for the second year running on the 23rd March. The RIBA organises this event to bring together
Heritage and Health: Well-lit for Well-being?
This is the third post in the current sequence of three where we review key aspects of how our heritage buildings influence our health and
Heritage and Health: is your building ventilated for wellbeing?
This is the second post in a sequence of three where we review key aspects of how our heritage buildings influence our health and wellbeing:
Heritage and Health: how well is your building treating you?
Heritage and Health: How well is your building treating you?
In the first of a series of blog posts we will be reviewing how your health is directly affected by your internal environment.
Planning Ahead: The Listed Property Show Event, London
Winter: a great opportunity for hibernation, contemplation and planning. Following on from our last blog (click here if you missed it) – a timely event
Heritage Buildings and Winter – time to plan ahead
Winter is a time to connect with your older property and plan for living in harmony
A Visit to the Textile Design Archive at the John Lewis Partnership Heritage Centre
Today I was one of a fortunate few who visited the John Lewis Heritage Centre at Cookham, near Maidenhead organised by modern.space. Harking back to
Campaign Results for Reduced VAT on Listed Buildings
The Listed Property Owners Club has been running a campaign during 2018 to reduce VAT on repairs and approved alterations to listed buildings down from 20%
When to Commission a Heritage Statement
If you are looking to do work on your heritage building, whether listed or within a Conservation Area, you are likely to need a Heritage
The Henley Life Expose
Following on from my last post, the Henley Life magazine interview ahead of Henley Design Day is live! Apart from my quote on Zaha
Heritage Revival to launch at the RIBA Henley Design Day
Heritage Revival Design Consultancy will launch at the RIBA Henley Design Day – 17th March 2018! Come and meet me, Claire Truman, at Henley Design Day
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