Mason Bees: What’s the Buzz?

Did you know bees can make their nests in stone? While that sounds like something from a horror movie, it can be an all too real problem. We look a bit more closely at mason bees and what you can do about them.  Despite environmental and habitat changes resulting in the decline of bee populations […]

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Improving energy efficiency in traditional buildings

  In this blog we explore ways of improving energy efficiency in traditional buildings Owning a traditional building brings many pleasures, but as many of our members acknowledge, they can have their faults. During the winter months, keeping older buildings heated and warm can prove to be a challenge.As a result, traditional building owners may […]

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Board of Trustees – Opportunities

Trustee opportunities Join our board – Stirling City Heritage Trust have trustee opportunities available. Stirling City Heritage Trust is seeking new volunteers to serve on our Board of Trustees. What we do Founded in 2004, the Trust is a Scottish charity and company limited by guarantee funded by Historic Environment Scotland and Stirling Council. The […]

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Stirling City Heritage Trust is looking for a Project Officer?

Do you have a passion for heritage and building conservation? Are you good with grants and numbers? Can you deliver engaging outreach events? If you’re qualified or experienced in a relevant building conservation or heritage field, then this position could be for you.  Stirling City Heritage Trust is seeking an enthusiastic conservation or building professional […]

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Get your older property autumn ready

It has been a pretty wet summer this year, even by the usual standards of Scotland’s climate. While that might be good news for some gardens, it can cause issues for traditional buildings.  For this reason its best to check your property and maintain some key areas – especially with more wet weather in Autumn/Winter […]

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Doors Open Day Stirling 2019

Doors Open Day Stirling 2019

Stirling City Heritage Trust are celebrating this Doors Open Day 2019 with two walking tours exploring people and places significant to Stirling’s Built Heritage. Uncover the history King Street, the 19th Century jewel in Stirling’s commercial crown and the man who built Stirling – John Allan. Doors Open Day Stirling 2019 Events Stirling City Heritage […]

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Heritage Talk: Historic mosaic and tile floors

  Uncover the history of beautiful tile and mosaic floors and learn how to care for them. Since the 1860s it’s been both affordable and popular to enhance our homes and public buildings with geometric tiles, with mosaic floors becoming commonplace soon after. Over a century and a half later, these hard wearing and beautiful floors […]

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Traditional Buildings Health Check van in Stirling street

Join our team!

We are looking for a Traditional Buildings Inspector to join our team. The ideal candidate should have at least 2 years PQE as a Chartered Building Surveyor or Architect. Alternatively, they will possess expert (demonstrable) craft / construction experience of working on typical traditional Scottish buildings with SVQ level 3 qualification (or equivalent) in roofing, […]

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