CPD Recording: Saving a Building At-Risk – Works at 202 Hunter Street

CPD: Saving a Building At-Risk – Works at 202 Hunter Street

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Wednesday, 26th June | 1:00-2.00pm | Online via Zoom and In-Person at GCHT’s office on 54 Bell Street, Glasgow, G1 1LQ 

Join GCHT for a CPD looking at the challenges and opportunities of successfully conserving an at-risk building. 

202 Hunter Street, located in Glasgow’s East End, is a former potato and grain warehouse which has been on the Buildings at Risk Register for over ten years. In this CPD, attendees will get to hear from Paul Barham of Barham Glen Architects about the recent works that have been done to save the building and convert it into housing. 

He will discuss the evolution of the project and the developer’s vision for the site, and how the immediate repair priorities were identified. He will also look at issues such as fire strategy, commercial use of the ground floor, and adapting flat designs to the building’s layout, all while ensuring the long-term sustainability of the redevelopment. 

This event will be held both in-person at our office on 54 Bell Street, Glasgow (with light lunch provided) and streamed online via Zoom. Please pick the appropriate ticket option for you below.

£10 per person / £5 for students

 

All sessions are recognised by the Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC) as being capable of contributing to the obligatory CPD requirements of Full Members (see www.ihbc.org.uk)

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The easiest way to support the Trust’s work is to join our loyalty scheme. Our tiered loyalty scheme means you can choose the level that’s right for you.

CPD Recording: Conservation Works at the Gallery of Modern Art

Training Grants Available!

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Applications are now open for GCHT’s training grants!

These grants are designed to help fund traditional skills training and professional development opportunities, as well as student research into Glasgow’s built heritage.

Through these grants, GCHT hopes to help cultivate a skilled workforce, foster innovation in heritage projects, and contribute to the sustainable stewardship of our built environment for future generations.

Who Can Apply

Applications are open to anyone working or studying within Scotland’s built environment.

Grants are available for any amounts between £100 to £750, and can be used to help fund things such as:

Traditional skills training
Educational courses
Workshops
Seminars
Research projects
Internships
Apprenticeships

Applications will be judged on their long-term impact, relevance to the historic environment and feasibility.

Other requirements 

Applicants must be over 18, however, teachers and youth leaders are welcome to apply for funding for projects that involve young people.

Successful applicants will need to submit a short report that explains how the grant funding was spent, learning outcomes and how it contributed to the wider historic environment sector.

How to apply

To apply please fill in this short form, briefly explaining what you hope to use the training grant for and how it relates to the historic built environment.

Please send completed application forms to info@glasgowheritage.org.uk 

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until the end of the 2024-25 financial year. Applicants will be contacted within 21 days of applying.

CPD: Conservation Works at GoMA

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Thursday, 16th May | 1:00-2.00pm | Online via Zoom and In-Person at GCHT’s office on 54 Bell Street, Glasgow, G1 1LQ 

The Gallery of Modern Art is housed in one of Glasgow’s most distinctive buildings. Category A-Listed, it was originally built in 1778 and remains one of the city’s most important Georgian-era buildings. 

In this CPD, Scott Abercrombie of John Gilbert Architects will be discussing the recent works the practice has undertaken to repair and conserve the built fabric, as well as its history and significance as a building. 

Attendees will get to learn about the high-level stone repair and leadwork that John Gilbert are currently overseeing, and how they have coordinated this in conjunction with such a public-facing building. 

This event will be held both in-person at our office on 54 Bell Street, Glasgow (with light lunch provided) and streamed online via Zoom. Please pick the appropriate ticket option for you below.

£10 per person / £5 for students

 

All sessions are recognised by the Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC) as being capable of contributing to the obligatory CPD requirements of Full Members (see www.ihbc.org.uk)

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Glasgow City Heritage Trust is an independent charity and your support is crucial to ensure that our charitable work promoting the understanding, appreciation and conservation of Glasgow’s historic buildings for the benefit of the city’s communities and its visitors continues now, and in the future.

The easiest way to support the Trust’s work is to join our loyalty scheme. Our tiered loyalty scheme means you can choose the level that’s right for you.

***Cancelled*** CPD: Scaffolding Tour of 19 Mirrlees Drive

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Thursday, 2nd May | 1:00-3:00pm | On site at 19 Mirrlees Drive, Glasgow, G12 0SH

Join GCHT and the National Trust for Scotland (NTS) for a unique CPD opportunity at the Trust’s recently acquired property on Mirrlees Drive. 

Designed by the architect John A Campbell in 1906, the Category B-Listed townhouse is a former residence which is now being restored by NTS.

In this CPD, you’ll get a chance to see in-situ the works NTS is doing to conserve and protect the building, including re-slating the roof, fixing the lead flashings, valleys and ridges, and stonemasonry repairs to the chimneys. There will also be an opportunity to look at the inside of the house to help understand the effect of the failures NTS are working to repair.

PPE is required (high vis jacket, site boots and hard hat), please email events@glasgowheritage.org.uk to let us know if you aren’t able to bring your own. 

£10 per person / £5 for students

 

All sessions are recognised by the Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC) as being capable of contributing to the obligatory CPD requirements of Full Members (see www.ihbc.org.uk)

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Read our latest blog post about our Ghost Signs of Glasgow project, pondering the nature of ghost signs and what they tell us about the urban landscape.

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Glasgow City Heritage Trust is an independent charity and your support is crucial to ensure that our charitable work promoting the understanding, appreciation and conservation of Glasgow’s historic buildings for the benefit of the city’s communities and its visitors continues now, and in the future.

The easiest way to support the Trust’s work is to join our loyalty scheme. Our tiered loyalty scheme means you can choose the level that’s right for you.

CPD: Analysing Building Materials with the Scottish Lime Centre

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Tuesday 19th March | 12:30 – 2:00pm | Online via Zoom and In-Person at GCHT’s office on 54 Bell Street, Glasgow, G1 1LQ 

The importance of materials analysis in conservation is well established, and understanding the composition and microstructure of materials, like stone and mortar, allows us to make informed decisions around the sympathetic repair and restoration of our built heritage, whilst also avoiding unnecessary damage arising from the use of incompatible materials.

This CPD will cover sampling methodology and introduce the types of analysis used and what they can tell us, including petrography, XRD and wet chemistry, as well as highlighting how analysis informs repair specifications.

The session will be lead by Dr Katie Strang, a geologist and materials analyst, and Mitchell Fotheringham, a building surveyor. They both work for the Scottish Lime Centre, which aims to promote and encourage the appropriate repair of traditional buildings, and to conserve and develop the associated building traditions, crafts and skills through training and education.

This event will be held both in-person at our office on 54 Bell Street, Glasgow (with light lunch provided) and streamed online via Zoom. Please pick the appropriate ticket option for you below.

£10 per person / £5 for students

 

All sessions are recognised by the Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC) as being capable of contributing to the obligatory CPD requirements of Full Members (see www.ihbc.org.uk)

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Ever wondered which buildings in your neighbourhood are listed, or even on Scotland’s Buildings at Risk Register?

Our new interactive map shows data collated between February and April 2018 which gives a snapshot of the current state of Glasgow’s historic built environment.

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Read our latest blog post about our Ghost Signs of Glasgow project, pondering the nature of ghost signs and what they tell us about the urban landscape.

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Glasgow City Heritage Trust is an independent charity and your support is crucial to ensure that our charitable work promoting the understanding, appreciation and conservation of Glasgow’s historic buildings for the benefit of the city’s communities and its visitors continues now, and in the future.

The easiest way to support the Trust’s work is to join our loyalty scheme. Our tiered loyalty scheme means you can choose the level that’s right for you.

***SOLD OUT*** CPD: Traditional Roofs and Leadwork

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Tuesday 12th March | 10am – 11am | On site at John Fulton Plumbers, 123 Harmony Row, Glasgow, G51 3NB

This CPD offers the opportunity to visit John Fulton Plumbers to learn about the restoration and conservation of traditional roofs, and the specification of lead for historic buildings.

The session will focus on how to recognise the repair and maintenance needs of historic roofs, the material qualities of lead, and its pivotal role in detailing and protecting traditional buildings. 

John Fulton Plumbers Ltd are leadwork and roofing specialists, who work across Scotland. The company has been a member of the Lead Contractors Association (LCA) since 1984 and won the industry recognised Murdoch Award on three occasions.

Spaces are limited to 11 people, booking essential.

£10 per person / £5 for students

 

All sessions are recognised by the Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC) as being capable of contributing to the obligatory CPD requirements of Full Members (see www.ihbc.org.uk)

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The easiest way to support the Trust’s work is to join our loyalty scheme. Our tiered loyalty scheme means you can choose the level that’s right for you.

Vacancy: Trainee Building Inspector

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Vacancy: Trainee Building Inspector

Salary: £24,000 p/a

Full Time 

Glasgow City Heritage Trust gives out almost £1 million in funding each year to help people in Glasgow protect, repair and promote the city’s historic buildings and places, and tell the city’s story.

Through our historic environment grants people enjoy, understand and care for Glasgow’s historic built environment and are able to access funding and expertise which ensures the sustainability of the city’s heritage for current and future generations. 

Our historic environment plays an important role in successful neighbourhoods and high streets which are vital as a focal point for social and economic interactions and sustainable communities.

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Trainee Building Inspector to join our team. This new role will provide training and mentorship to someone starting out in their career within the built environment. It is an entry-level role suitable for someone who would like to expand their professional knowledge of maintaining and repairing historic buildings. 

The successful candidate will develop a training plan for themselves and attend site visits and meetings, with the goal of gaining first-hand experience of working with traditional buildings and the skills and knowledge required to repair and maintain them. The aim of this role is to allow the successful candidate to develop their skill set such that they will become a key member of the GCHT team. This will also involve supporting the delivery of our historic environment grants and outreach work with professionals, heritage groups and the general public.

You will have an interest in protecting and maintaining Glasgow’s historic built environment and a degree in building related subject i.e. architecture, surveying or equivalent, or equivalent experience.

The successful candidate will manifest our core values: passionate, collaborative, innovative and forward-looking.

The Trust offers a variety of benefits to employees, including generous employer pension contributions, flexible working, 25 days paid annual leave and excellent opportunities for training and development. 

There will be a probationary period for the successful candidate.

GCHT welcomes applications from all sections of the community and is an equal opportunities employer.

Trainee Building Inspector Job Description 

Trainee Building Inspector Application for Employment 

To apply please use the links above to download the Job Description and Application Form.

Application forms should be returned by email to info@glasgowheritage.org.uk.

Deadline for applications: Wednesday 6th March, 2024 at 12 noon. Shortlisted candidates will be informed by Thursday 7th March.

Interviews: Thursday 14th March, 2024

Please don’t hesitate to contact the Director Niall Murphy via niall@glasgowheritage.org.uk to arrange an informal discussion about the role.

**Sold Out** Taking Care of Your Tenement: Looking Up and Looking Out

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**Sold Out** Saturday 2nd March 2024 | 11am – 1pm | Meet at 54 Bell Street, G1 1LQ

Concerned about the current state of your tenement? Not quite sure what sort of repair work might need to be done? 

Then join GCHT and Under One Roof for an investigative walk around the Merchant City, looking at the area’s traditional tenements and analysing maintenance and repair issues. 

You’ll have a chance to learn about some of the most common issues historic buildings face, how to tackle repairs and the maintenance work that should be done as we head into spring. 

After the walk, we’ll be having a drop-in event from 12pm – 1pm at GCHT’s office on Bell Street, where you’ll have the opportunity to ask our experts your questions about taking care of a historic tenement. 

Please dress for the unpredictable Glasgow weather and wear comfortable shoes! 

Free, booking essential

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Become a Friend of Glasgow City Heritage Trust

Each year, our events help over 2000 people to understand and appreciate Glasgow's irreplaceable built heritage. Can you help us to reach more people?

We are hugely grateful for the support of our Friends whose subscriptions help cover the costs of these events, thereby ensuring accessible pricing for everyone in Glasgow in these challenging times.

The easiest way to support the Trust’s work is to join our Friends scheme. Our tiered loyalty scheme means you can choose the level that’s right for you.