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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Stirling Traditional Skills Demonstration Day Success!

The next generation of craftsmen and women whose skills will help preserve Scotland’s architectural heritage had a chance to learn more about traditional building techniques at an event in Stirling. Organised by the Stirling City Heritage Trust and the Forth Valley Traditional Buildings Forum, the two day traditional building skills event included demonstrations of stonemasonry, […]

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