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NHIG Conservation of Architectural Ironwork CPD Course, Jacob’s Well York

When? Monday 5th October 2015 9.00am to Tuesday 6th October 2015 5pm


What is it about?
Aimed at professionals and craftspeople, this course is an introduction to the conservation of ironwork. You will learn about the manufacture, use and deterioration of historic ironwork, how to assess its condition and specify or carry out conservation and provide ongoing care. There will be sessions on conservation ethics, surface preparation and coatings, tender procurement, and a practical session assessing ironwork on local sites.


What is it about?
The course includes:
• Introduction to Heritage Ironwork and Historical Context
• Metallurgy of & Working with Iron and Steels
• Processes of Restoration and Options Available
• Surface Preparation and Treatment
• Specification & Standards for Heritage Ironwork
• Contracts, Procurement, Pricing Exercise
• Site Visit to Local Ironwork


Geoff Wallis & Chris Topp are both experienced practitioners with many decades of  joint experience, considerable knowledge of the subject, and are enthusiastic lecturers. The course is now in its fifth year and is as popular as ever.

Cost: 2 day course £250 including lunch and refreshments


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or telephone 07503 764712