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South Branch – Up on the roof

9 October



It will be rescheduled for autumn 2020, date TBC.


An IHBC South Branch conference exploring everything you wanted to know about roofs on traditional buildings but were afraid to ask.

IHBC/CIfA Members £40 – Non-members £65 (including buffet lunch)

9.30am Tea/coffee/registration

9.45am Introduction & welcome – Jonathan Clarke – IHBC South Branch Chairman

9.50am -11.10am Roof coverings – thatch, shingle & tile – Kevin Stubbs – Historic Building Consultant

11.15am-11.30am Coffee/tea break

11.35am -1.00pm Roof coverings – slate, stone slate, lead and other sheet – Kevin Stubbs

1.00pm-1.30pm Lunch (please notify any special dietary requirements – see FAQs)

1.35pm-2.05pm Bats in historic buildings – Joanna Ferguson – Bat Conservation Trust

2.10pm-3.00pm Walking tour looking at roofs in Oxford – Kevin Stubbs/ Emilia McDonald (Head of Conservation and Buildings at University of Oxford)

3.00pm-3.15pm Tea break

3.15pm-3.45pm Re-roofing historic buildings in Oxford – Craig Simpson – Abbey Roofing

3.45pm-4.30pm Do I need permission for that? Interactive session led by Emilia McDonald, exploring what roof works you do and don’t need permission for (LBC, planning permission, building regs)

4.30pm Conference closes


South Branch


Oxford Martin School, Oxford
34 Broad Street
Oxford, OX1 3BD United Kingdom
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