About the Show

The Listed Property Show

Meet the biggest collection of listed building suppliers and experts under one roof.

If you are maintaining, altering or renovating your listed property – or even looking to buy one – The Listed Property Show is not to be missed!

Including the Energy Efficiency Feature focusing on the challenges and solutions of sensitively retrofitting your listed property.

Olympia London
 Friday 31st January & Saturday 1st February 2025

Friday 9am – 5pm
Saturday 9am – 5pm

ABOUT THE SHOW

The Listed Property Show is an event where you can gather more information and expert advice in two days than you can through months of personal research! We’ve brought together the industry’s best, all under one roof, to save you money, time and stress.

SHOW FEATURES

Independent Conservation Officers. The Listed & Modern feature will showcase exciting, innovative, inspirational and award-winning ultramodern extensions. Practical demonstrations. The Energy Efficiency Feature. A feature showcasing properties for sale around the UK in need of restoration. Meet with the Listed Property Owners’ Club experts.

SHOW TALKS AND SEMINARS

Two theatres packed with essential information.

Ask the Experts panel and lectures on damp, house history, surveys, lime, planning and listed building consent, energy efficiency and more!

New for 2023, the Energy Efficiency Theatre will focus on the challenges of sensitively retrofitting your listed home in response to climate change and escalating energy costs.

EXHIBITORS

Over 150 of the country’s leading suppliers and tradesmen for listed buildings work. From window restorers to conservation architects, energy efficiency suppliers to house historians and historic garden designers, meet with the biggest collection of suppliers and tradesmen to listed properties.

FIND THE SHOW

West Hall, Olympia London, Blythe Road, Kensington, London W14 0JQ

TICKETS

Tickets to The Listed Property Show are now on sale. Please click here to purchase your tickets or call 01795 844939.

What you can expect to find at the show

The Listed Property Show is an event where you can gather more information and expert advice in two days than you can through months of personal research! We’ve brought together the industry’s best, all under one roof, to save you money, time and stress.

  • Independent Conservation Officers for stress-free one-to-one conversations.
  • Over 150 of the country’s leading suppliers and tradesmen for listed buildings work.
  • New for 2024: Extending your listed property feature and guide. A detailed feature on how to extend your listed property.
  • Conservation architects and caring builders.
  • Meet with The Listed Property Owners’ Club experts and gather information about buying, unauthorised works by previous owners, surveyance, VAT, grants, maintenance, mortgages, insurance and law.
  • New for 2024: Listed & Modern feature, awards and their architects. A gallery of the listed and modern awards finalists. Find inspiration from exciting, innovative, inspirational and award-winning extensions and remodelling to listed buildings.
  • Practical demonstrations including plaster and lead work, window restoration, lime mortar, master carvers, brickwork and decorating.
  • Advice on hypothetical plans to alter your building.
  • Exclusive “Ask the Experts Panel” of leading industry professionals.
  • A full interactive lecture programme with 2 theatres covering subjects such as damp, surveys, lime, planning and listed building consent, house history, maintenance plus a separate dedicated theatre on energy efficiency.
  • New for 2024: Energy Efficiency Feature, guide and dedicated talks theatre, focusing on the challenges and solutions of sensitively retrofitting your listed property. There will be an Ask the Experts Panel on hand to answer your questions. Leading professionals will share their experience and expertise on affordable, effective and sustainable ways to balance energy conservation and building conservation.
  • Specific advice and expertise for the owners or managers of flats/apartments within a listed building, including management companies, and commercial listed buildings.
  • A feature showcasing properties for sale around the UK in need of restoration, repair and care.
  • Historic England will be at the show to help and advise owners
MEET THE LPOC EXPERTS

Meet with The Listed Property Owners’ Club experts and gather information about buying or owning a listed property, unauthorised works by previous owners, surveyance, grants, maintenance, mortgages and law. The Club can also provide specific advice and expertise available for owners or managers of flats/apartments within a listed building, including management companies, and commercial listed buildings.

CONSERVATION OFFICERS

Dr Joff Duck, LPOC’s Conservation Advisor, will lead a team of of independent conservation officers who will be available for free one-to-one conversations. They will help you better understand the obligations and requirements of owning a listed property and discuss any plans or hypothetical plans you may have for altering or extending your home. Remember to bring plenty of photographs and sketches of your property with you.

Alongside these officers will be a wide range of very experienced and competent RIBA registered architects all with the expertise and experience to develop your plans to fruition.

EXHIBITORS & DEMONSTRATIONS

Over 150 of the country’s leading experts will be at the show to give advice and guidance. Many will be giving practical demonstrations including plaster and lead work, window restoration, lime mortar, master carvers, brickwork and paint. Other exhibitors includes Historic England, architectural historians as well as many commercial suppliers of products particularly suitable for period homes.

2024 Show Talks

Talks are subject to change, so please make sure you check our website for the latest information.

Main Theatre - Friday

09:30 – 10:15 – 3D Survey Benefits for Project Self-Management, Structure Investigation or Renovation

Learn how cutting-edge technology can help you communicate with architects, builders, and conservation officers. Ensure your home is accurately documented and save on unnecessary inspection, repair, and planning consultancy costs. Document the heritage of your building in unmatched detail.

By Terra Measurment

10:15 – 11:00 Use of Lime

An introduction to the use of lime in renovation. Covering a brief history of lime, the chemistry involved, types of limes and confusion with selection, additives and examples of typical applications, and problems associated with incorrect specification.

By Mike Wye Limited

11:00 – 12.00 Ask the Experts

Our Ask the Experts panel will be on hand to discuss a multitude of topics regarding owning a listed property. The panel will be led by LPOC’s Conservation Advisor Peter Bell and he will be joined by a Historic England representative, Chartered Building Surveyor, Property Lawyer Suzanne Bowman and a Conservation Architect. Come armed with your questions, issues and concerns – and join in the debate.

12:00 – 12:45 – What’s Significant in the Planning Process?

Or, more importantly, what is significance? Learn about significance in the planning process and what it means for listed property owners. This talk will focus on what significance is, how it impacts on your property and why it matters when you apply for consent to undertake works – punctuated with case studies small and tall!

By Archaeological Research Services

12:45 – 13:30  House History

Tracing the history of your historic home, focusing on what value this adds to your property as well as how you can use architectural clues and original records in archives and libraries to bring the story of your house to life.

By Sticks Research Agency

13:30 – 14:15  Building Performance: Keeping your home warm, dry and healthy

Traditional homes, designed during an era of costly energy, incorporated clever tricks to make them comfortable without gas and electricity. Over time, original elements deteriorated and knowledge of building performance disappeared. Discover how to reintroduce traditional features for improved comfort and how modern services can be integrated without risk.

By Dr Robyn Pender

14:15 – 15:00 Wood Boring Insects – Causes and Solutions

Common decay organisms, their variants, habitat and characteristics. Remediation without chemical treatments, ongoing monitoring and other solutions.

By Hutton + Rostron

15:00 – 15:45 Structural Problems and Solutions in Old Houses

This talk will focus on structural problems in domestic properties. This will range from movement issues and cracks, to the effects of water ingress and timber decay.

By Ed Morton and The Conservation Accreditation Register for Engineers (CARE)

15:45 – 16:30 – Why do we paint? A Synopsis on Surface Coatings

A brief pictorial-led talk asking why we paint, there are many reasons. Kevin will give an overview of paint types and ‘surface coatings’ outlining the pros, cons and impacts of the materials available now and from the past.

By Swedish Linseed Paint

Main Theatre - Saturday

10:00 – 10:45 Guide to Extending a Listed Building

Roger Hunt will explore how new work can be executed in historic contexts by integrating alterations or additions sensitively and sustainability while protecting historic character and fabric. The focus will be on embracing the aesthetic and practical benefits of marrying old buildings with new architecture through creative and thoughtful new design that is clearly of its time and readable as such. To achieve this, consideration must be given to details like junctions and aspects such as breathability and ageing, the material palette and the strategies used to create enduring, sustainable buildings that can be enjoyed by generations to come.

By Roger Hunt

10:45 – 11:30  Building Performance: Keeping your home warm, dry and healthy

Traditional homes, designed during an era of costly energy, incorporated clever tricks to make them comfortable without gas and electricity. Over time, original elements deteriorated and knowledge of building performance disappeared. Discover how to reintroduce traditional features for improved comfort and how modern services can be integrated without risk. You will never look at your house in the same way again!

By Dr Robyn Pender

11:30 – 12.15 Control of Dampness

Dampness is the biggest cause of deterioration in old buildings. Standard solutions that are applied for its treatment in modern buildings may be highly inappropriate and ineffective in traditionally constructed properties. This presentation explains the nature and causes of dampness, how to accurately diagnose it and the range of methods suitable for its control in older (pre-1919) buildings.

By Douglas Kent, Chartered Surveyor and Historic Building Consultant

12:15 – 13:00 House History

Tracing the history of your historic home, focusing on what value this adds to your property as well as how you can use architectural clues and original records in archives and libraries to bring the story of your house to life.

By Sticks Research Agency

13:00 – 14:00 Ask the Experts

Our Ask the Experts panel will be on hand to discuss a multitude of topics regarding owning a listed home. The panel will be led by LPOC’s Conservation Advisor Dr Jonathan Duck and he will be joined by a Historic England representative, a Conservation Architect, Property Lawyer Suzanne Bowman and Historic Building Consultant Douglas Kent. Come armed with your questions, issues and concerns and join in the debate.

14:00 – 14:45 An Owner’s Guide to Obtaining Listed Building Consent

Obtaining Listed Building Consent and/or Planning Permission can be a challenging and complex task. Learn what it means for you if your property is listed and you want to undertake refurbishment or building works, and what you will need to do to successfully obtain Listed Building Consent and/or Planning Permission.

By Pegasus Group

14:45 – 15:30 Traditional Paints

Discover how the appropriate use of traditional paints can aid the conservation of historic buildings and the maintenance of moisture equilibrium within solid walled buildings as part of a holistic repair strategy.

By Rose of Jericho

15:30 – 16:15 Use of Lime

An introduction to the use of lime in renovation. Covering a brief history of lime, the chemistry involved, types of limes and confusion with selection, additives and examples of typical applications and problems associated with incorrect specification.

By Mike Wye Ltd

Energy Efficiency Theatre - Friday

09:30 – 10:30 Ask the Energy Efficiency Experts: 

A panel of the UK’s leading experts to answer your questions on how to retrofit your listed home; from insulating options to replacement heating systems and where to start. The panel will include experts from Historic England and LPOC as well as professionals, suppliers and experts from across the retrofit industry.

10:30 – 11:15 The Retrofit Challenge

How do you achieve a high standard of energy efficiency, whilst retaining all the elegance and historic value of a listed building? This talk will help you navigate your local planning authority and make the right decisions, with examples of responsible interventions to a number of historic buildings.

By Prewett Bizley Architects

11:15 – 12:00 Heat Pumps, the alternative to fossil fuel heating?

Many homeowners are looking ahead to the possibility of replacing oil or gas central heating boilers with air source, ground source or river/lake source heat pumps. Delivered by leaders in the field, this talk will look at the feasibility of installing a heat pump in your home.

By ISO Energy

12:00 – 12:45  Evolving historic buildings for a greener future

Understanding your home’s interaction with the environment and exploring strategies for energy-efficient enhancements. Historic England will delve into correct maintenance and repair, insulation, heating, and ventilation solutions without compromising on historical value.

By Historic England

12:45 – 13:30 Insulating Traditional Walls  

The choice between insulating lime plasters, woodwool boards, wood fibre board or sheep’s wool insulation needs careful consideration. Is it best to insulate internally or externally? If you are not sure how best to insulate your walls, this talk will assess the options and explain how to go about it.

By Cocoon

13:30 – 14:15 Draught Proofing & Secondary Glazing

This talk explains the options and the potential benefits and pitfalls and the kind of return on investment listed property owners can typically expect from secondary glazing.

By Mitchell & Dickinson

14:15– 15:00 Improving your Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)

Peter Bell, LPOC Conservation Advisor, presents a listed building case study on how he went about making his own listed home more energy efficient

By Peter Bell of the Listed Property Owners’ Club

15:00 – 15:45 Planning Implications and Grant Aid

What energy efficiency improvements should you consider first and what are the relevant costs? We look at whether you need to apply for listed building consent and how to approach your Conservation Officer. Find out whether there is any financial help available towards your project.

By SLR Consulting

Energy Efficiency Theatre - Saturday

09:30 – 10:30 Ask the Energy Efficiency Experts 

A panel of the UK’s leading experts to answer your questions on how to retrofit your listed home from insulating options to replacement heating systems and where to start. The panel will include experts from Historic England and LPOC as well as professionals, suppliers and experts from across the retrofit industry.

10:30 – 11:15 Insulating Options

With so many different insulating products to choose from it is sometimes difficult to know where to start. Our experts have been supplying and installing insulating materials for decades and will guide you through the options.

By Mike Wye Ltd 

11:15 – 12:00 Planning Implications and Grant Aid

What energy efficiency improvements should you consider first and what are the relevant costs? We look at whether you need to apply for listed building consent and how to approach your Conservation Officer. Find out whether your plans are likely to be supported and whether there is any financial help available towards your project.

By SLR Consulting 

12:00 – 12:45 Photo Voltaic and Solar Thermal Panels

Experts share their considerable experience of installing solar panels on listed buildings. Learn about the planning issues, the likelihood of gaining consent and the technical challenges.

By ISO Energy 

12:45 – 13:30 Insulating Solid Floors – Problems and Opportunities

If you are unsure about whether it is practical, viable or economic to insulate solid floors this talk is for you. It covers the various options including limecrete and explains the benefits and the practical considerations to take into account.

By The Limecrete Company

13:30 – 14:15 – Energy Efficiency Toolkit – Victorian & Georgian buildings  

If you own a brick or stone built property then this talk is not to be missed. Find out everything you need to know about chimneys and rear extension energy efficiency, conservation windows, external wall insulation and acceptable solar panel locations. With 49% of roofs and 44% walls fit for retrofit, you may be able to do more than you thought. How to make the most of changes to UK and English planning policy.

By Christopher Procter RIBA

14:15 – 15:00 Heating and Renewable Energy Options

From heat pumps, to underfloor heating and solar panels, many of us will be considering what to do when our gas or oil boilers need replacing or we want to upgrade as we move towards carbon neutral targets. Our experts will delve into the pros, cons and practicalities of different solutions, revealing how listed properties have the potential of becoming much more sustainable with renewable energy technology.

By Pure Renewables

15:00 – 15:45 Insulating Historic Roofs

Choosing the right type of insulation. ‘Warm roof ’ or ‘cold roof ’. Vapour barriers and the need for ventilation. The range of products is greater than ever, but with increased insulation comes the risk of condensation and potential harm.

By Cocoon

Tickets

2024 Exhibitors

The Listed Property Show

Olympia London
 Friday 31st January & Saturday 1st  February 2025

Friday 9am – 5pm
Saturday 9am – 5pm

Advance ticket

  • 2 Day Adult Entry £20
  • Membership + 2  Show tickets (see below) £58
  • LPOC Members Free with invite*

ON THE DOOR PRICE

  • 2 Day Adult Entry £25
  • LPOC Members Free with invite*

Advance Ticket Purchase Special Offers 

2 show tickets + 1 year’s membership to The Listed Property Owners’ Club from just £58, usual membership price £72. Click HERE to purchase  – alternatively call 01795 844939.

*LPOC members: Please note you will receive a free invitation for two which will be sent with the January issue of Listed Heritage magazine.*

Advance tickets will go off sale at 1pm Thursday 30th January 2025.

For any ticket or membership enquiries please call the Club on 01795 844939 or email info@lpoc.co.uk

Find the show

VENUE ADDRESS:

WEST HALL, OLYMPIA LONDON
BLYTHE ROAD
KENSINGTON
LONDON W14 0JQ

OPENING TIMES:

31st JANUARY 9AM-5PM

1ST FEBRUARY 9AM-5PM