Further resources

SPAB Technical Q&As

The SPAB have created a range of short Q&A sheets that look to cover frequently asked technical questions on old buildings.

SPAB Briefings

The SPAB Briefings aim to offer cutting-edge information to help both owners and building professionals summarising recent work by the Society. The most recent edition being on lime.

The Building Conservation Directory

The Building Conservation brings together the latest expert advice and up-to-date information on craft skills, conservation products and specialist services. Technical articles covering a range of subjects are available on their website

Repairs to Lead Sheet Roofing & Flashings

Limewashes & Distempers

Building Stones of the UK

Stone Replacement

Sandstone Conservation and Repair

Metal Windows

Plain Glazing



Other useful technical articles

ICON: Care and Conservation of Stained Glass

Health And Safety in Bell Towers

Locks: Understanding and Maintenance