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Traditional Building Maintenance

Friday 24 November 2023

Engine Shed

General interest, Professional

Quite technical

Event Description

Join us to learn about the practicalities of detailed and regular inspections of traditional buildings. We’ll share how a robust maintenance plan can stave off decay and expensive repairs.

A networking lunch will provide you with the opportunity to continue discussions.

Our full-day experience includes a tour of Stirling’s historic Old Town. Our team will point out a range of maintenance issues within the city and discuss the perils of ignoring the warning signs of fabric decay.

Learning outcomes

You will:

  • understand the basic principles and practical approaches underpinning sound management of Scotland’s traditional buildings

  • recognise the physical and economic benefits of having a formal maintenance programme managed by qualified operatives

  • understand the process of managing regular maintenance inspections for a traditional property, including the compilation of maintenance manuals and logbooks


Speakers to be confirmed.

Friday 24 November 2023


£45.00 - morning learning session
A morning of lectures, Q&A and networking lunch at the Engine Shed in Stirling.

Refreshments will be provided on arrival. Please contact our events team with any special dietary requirements.



£65.00 - full day learning experience at Engine Shed and Stirling maintenance walk
A morning of lectures at the Engine Shed and an afternoon maintenance walk in Stirling city centre.

Refreshments will be provided on arrival and lunch will be catered. Please contact our events team with any special dietary requirements.


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