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Yorkshire Branch – Conservation and Stabilisation of Historic Fabric

28 September 2019 - 10:00 - 16:00

Two complimentary building conservation disciplines are brought together to present the structural conservation of historic buildings.

Two complimentary disciplines are brought together to present with case studies, the structural conservation of historic buildings and structures, as seen through the eyes of two Conservation Accredited Engineer (CARE) Engineers and an AABC conservation accredited architect. Following discussion and lunch there’s an optional walking tour of relevant case studies in York, then on for informal networking over a drink together at a CAMRA pub.

Speakers and topics are:

  • ‘A review of structural aspects of conservation’, Robert Thorniley-Walker, CARE Accredited Engineer and Director at Structural and Civil Consultants Ltd.
  • ‘York City Walls and Stabilisation of Walmgate Bar’, Alice Bowers, CARE Accredited Engineer and Associate Director at Structural & Civil Consultants Ltd.
  • Conservation of historic buildings involving structural repair and intervention, David Cattell, AABC Conservation Accredited Architect and Director at Rodney Melville and Partners Ltd.

Robert Thorniley-Walker and Alice Bowers at Structural & Civil Consultants Ltd are two of few CARE Accredited Engineers in the North West and have contributed to various papers, books and committees.

Rodney Melville and Partners are award winning conservation accredited architects working across the United Kingdom, David Cattell has a wealth of experience in challenging and complex historic building conservation and new design in historic settings.



Central Methodist Church, St Saviourgate, York
York, YO1 8NQ United Kingdom + Google Map

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