Restoration and Stone Repair
Chartered Institute of Building and The Glasgow School of Art

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The Glasgow School of Art 167 Renfrew Street Glasgow


25 Oct 2017
17:30 - 20:00



Stonemason working on the Mackintosh Building
Part of the Mackintosh Building Restoration Project

Restoration and Stone Repair

Event info

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) is partnering with The Glasgow School of Art, Mackintosh Building Restoration Project to run a series of Continuing Professional Development events aimed at the trades and professions.

Drawing on the expertise required to deliver the project CPD’s will draw on the wide variety of trades and professions required to rebuild and restore the world famous building.

The first CPD evening will be on the 25th of October between 17:30 and 20:00. The event will cover:

• Stone selection & matching

Why stone matching is an essential part of any masonry repair

Identifying suitable quarries Implications of a failed stone match

 Repair and restoration of historic masonry

  Correct detailing for masonry structures

Common causes of damage and how to eliminate them

The range of techniques for repair and restoration

• Flat roofing repair and maintenance

Carbon Capturing Flat Roofing

Materials Safe use of heat and alternatives to heat Guarantees – who is guaranteeing what?

NFRC Householders Guide to Flat Roofing

These CPD’s will be provide by experts from the Stone Federation GB, British Geological Survey and National Federation Of Roofing Contractors. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn more about each of the subjects in the context of the fascinating Mackintosh Building Restoration.

Tea/coffee and sandwiches will be served on arriva

Event fees

This event is free to all Members and Non Members


Booking is essential and is only via the CIOB. Full attendance details will be provided upon booking. 

Book via the CIOB website 

For further details contact

Member Services and Events Coordinator
+44 (0) 1344 630 842