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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Health Check inspector Richard Groom

It is with great sadness that we contact you with the news that our Traditional Building Inspector, Richard Groom, passed away suddenly at home on the 13th February.   Richard had been an integral part of the TBHC team since June 2016, and before that made a significant contribution to the pilot project as the […]

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Repairs grant now open for Stirling’s traditional buildings

The Traditional Building Repair Grant (TBRG) is now open to members of the Traditional Buildings Health Check. The last round of grant funding awarded over £44,000 to traditional properties in the Stirling City boundary for building repair works. Stirling City Heritage Trust (SCHT) manages the grant fund, which supports Traditional Buildings Health Check members to undertake […]

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Leadwork demonstration

Traditional Building Skills Courses for Local Contractors

Stirling City Heritage Trust is offering places to local contractors looking to develop their traditional building skills working with lead and lime. There are two LTSA-approved short courses at Forth Valley College in Falkirk on working with Lead and one SQA approved line working course at the Scottish Lime Centre Trust. Lead Training Courses 16-18 […]

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New Traditional Building Repair Grant

Stirling City Heritage Trust is pleased to announce that the small repair grant for TBHC members will recommence shortly.   The Traditional Building Repair Grant (TBRG), will be open to TBHC members for eligible repairs to the building exterior identified in your TBHC Inspection Report as a priority.  The grant will be set at 50% of eligible […]

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King Street Exhibition

  Ever wanted to know more about one of Stirling’s most historic and prestigious streets? Did you know it was originally called High Gait and then Quality Street before finally being renamed King Street? Come and see the Trust’s new exhibition in The Stirling Arcade until the 25th September and pick up a free booklet […]

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Traditional Buildings Health Check van in Stirling street

Funding announced

Historic Environment Scotland has awarded Stirling City Heritage Trust funding for the next 3-years from 2018 – 2021.  The funding recognises the success of the TBHC pilot project and supports its continuation. This funding is very important for Stirling.  It will allow Stirling City Heritage Trust to direct resources to local heritage-led projects, and continue […]

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