Learn about traditional roofing and slating


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This one-day seminar/ workshop is being delivered as part of the Union Street Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (CARS).

The day will be a based around talks and practical demonstrations with opportunities for optional hands-on work, led by Neil Grieve and Craig Frew.

Tickets are free but must be booked in advance.

This seminar/ workshop is suitable for stakeholders of the historic built environment including but not limited to; building contractors, professionals and those who are planning to undertake work to an historic roof.

The following areas of traditional roofing & slating will be covered:
• Aberdeen’s traditional roofs
• Roof structures; joinery
• Roof coverings; slate, tile, lead etc.
• Scottish slate and slating practice
• Lead sheet in roofing
• Repair and maintenance of roof structures; joinery repairs
• Repair and maintenance of roof coverings; slate, tile and lead repair/ replacement
• Roof-level masonry; chimneys, skew stones, crowsteps, parapets etc.
• Cast iron rainwater goods and the impact of climate change.

For more information and to book a place, please see Eventbrite.


Aberdeen Arts Centre
33 King Street
AB24 5AA


Tickets are free but must be booked in advance via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/traditional-roofing-slating-union-street…

Contact details

Frew Conservation - 01592 774488