About the Show
The Scottish Listed Property Show
If you are maintaining, altering or renovating your listed home – or even looking to buy one – The Scottish Listed Property Show is not to be missed!
Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh
Saturday 26 October 2019
9am – 5pm
What you can expect to find at the show
The Scottish Listed Property Show enables you can gather more information and expert advice in one day 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
- Scotland’s leading suppliers and products to listed buildings
- Advice on hypothetical plans to alter your building
- Conservation architects
- A full interactive talk programme including subjects such as damp, surveys, house history, energy efficiency and lime
- Exclusive “Ask the Experts Panel” of leading industry professionals
- Meet with The Listed Property Owners’ Club experts and gather information about buying, unauthorised works, surveyance, VAT, grants, maintenance, mortgages, insurance and laws
- Specific advice and expertise for the owners or managers of flats/apartments within a listed building, including management companies, and commercial listed buildings
MEET THE LPOC EXPERTS
Meet with The Listed Property Owners’ Club experts and gather information about buying or owning a listed property, unauthorised works, surveyance, grants, maintenance, mortgages and laws. There will also be specific advice and expertise available for owners or managers of flats/apartments within a listed building, including management companies, and commercial listed buildings.
Craig Wilson, the Club’s Scotland based Conservation Advisor, will lead a team of of independent conservation officers within the exhibition who will happily discuss any plans you may have for altering or extending your property. We all know the process of obtaining permission for such work can be very lengthy and a free one-to-one conversation will help you better understand the obligations and requirements. Remember to bring plenty of photographs and sketches of your property with you.
EXHIBITORS & DEMONSTRATIONS
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 include architectural historians as well as many commercial suppliers of products particularly suitable for period homes.
More details for the 2019 show will be announced in due course.
Learn how to trace the history of your listed home and how you can use architectural clues and original records to bring the story of your house to life.
By Scotlands People
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 buildings.
By Ecological Building Systems
Energy Saving and Conserving Historic Windows
This talk explores some of the practical ways to balance conservation and saving energy. Plus learn about renewable heating systems and how they benefit listed properties as well as the planet, and how Government incentives can help.
By Glaze and Save
Ask the Experts
Our panel of leading industry professionals will be on hand to discuss a multitude of topics and answer your questions. Experts include Craig Wilson, the Club’s Scottish Conservation Advisor, VAT Advisor, Insurance Advisor, a Conservation Architect and property expert from The Sunday Times Home and Bricks and Mortar. Come armed with your pressing issues and concerns, and join in the debate.
About Craig Wilson, Chair of the Panel: For the past 9 years Craig has worked solely as a local authority Listed Buildings and Conservation Officer in Moray. He has dealt with varying and interesting caseloads including an ancient mill which was in danger of collapse and the refurbishment of a Category A farm which had been vacant for 30 years.
Learn why lime plaster is a vital material that you will come across as a listed building owner. Discover how different lime techniques are used to create a durable, heritage, ecological finish that will outlast the quick fixes offered by modern materials.
By The Scottish Lime Trust
Listed Building Surveys
This talk discusses the main issues to consider when buying or owning a listed building, illustrates severe defects such as death watch beetle, dry rot and frost damage to brickwork and discusses practical ways of dealing with damp issues.
By Smith & Garratt
Extending, remodelling or converting your most valuable asset is always going to be a challenging experience, but if all goes well you will end up with the building you had originally dreamed of or better! Find out how using an architect can help to develop your ideas and how their design skills will realise potential in your property that you never knew existed.
By Anta Scotland
What is The Listed Property Owners’ Club doing for listed property owners?
For the last 25 years, The Listed Property Owners’ Club has been helping and advising listed building owners on the everyday issues of ownership. The Club is also the only organisation providing a voice for listed property owners to MPs, Ministers and policymakers. Find out about the Club’s Political Campaign for Owners and discover how we are working with members of the UK Parliament and the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Listed Properties to secure beneficial changes for you.
By The Listed Property Owners’ Club
EXAMPLES OF EXHIBITORS
For the past 58 years master craftsman Alan James Chapelhow founder and Chairman of A J & D Chapelhow (Cliburn) Ltd has been supplying fine quality timber windows and doors to listed and historic properties throughout the UK.
Anta Scotland offers architectural and interior solutions, using traditional methods and materials to make products that are suitable for contemporary living.
We are architects with a particular emphasis on the adaptation and re-use of historic buildings. Wide experience in church and mill/warehouse conversions to residential or office use.
AURO supply high quality, breathable paints, wood stains, floor oils, furniture waxes & decorative finishes that are chemical free for healthier finishes.
Established during the industrial revolution in 1820, Ballantine Castings’ trade skills have been handed down from generation to generation. Their traditional greensand moulders hand make all of their architectural products from antique patterns with no machinery in the process, no automation and little more than a row of greensand, a shovel and a trowel!
Drawing experience from his own restoration project, Gunther Mellebeek started Classic Comfort so that other listed building owners would enjoy reconditioned vintage radiators, or new radiators based on antique designs, in their homes.
Conservation Architect – Lachlan Stewart
Conservation Architect Lachie Stewart, having restored the abandoned and derelict Grade A Ballone Castle and transforming it into his family home, has ample first-hand knowledge and experience when it comes to Scottish architecture. Lachie’s design philosophy looks predominantly towards the local vernacular, with local material and craft at the forefront of design.
Dave Brown has over over 40 years’ experience, both with HMRC and as a VAT consultant. Dave has been a VAT advisor to The Listed Property Owners’ Club since 1997 and is able to provide comprehensive information relating to potential VAT relief that still exists.
Ecological Building Systems experts can offer advice on the most appropriate solutions for insulating listed buildings. Their products, which includes wood fibreboards, calcium silicate boards, recycled Jute insulation and a cork, lime and clay thermal plaster, all work with listed buildings.
Edward has spent the last 30 years working in some of Britain’s finest buildings. He is a leading interior designer, architectural historian and ‘colourman’, renowned for restoring our heritage buildings, bringing his expert knowledge to conservation and his design flair to the creation of new spaces for modern living.
Forterra specialises in re-creating brick types for renovations to older buildings, including listed buildings. Its 20-strong team are skilled in making moulds of individual bricks, based on ageing samples which are often unique, to ensure projects of all sizes get the special shaped masonry products they need.
Every listed building is different so Gillespie Macandrew offers bespoke solutions to meet your needs, ranging from advice on individual issues such as repairs, to an ongoing retainer relationship for major projects working in partnership with your architects and other professionals.
Glaze and Save use a bespoke magnetic secondary glazing system they proudly call InvisiTherm® which works to reduce heat loss, noise and completely eradicates condensations – all while blocking all ultraviolet light! Best of all they champion the retention of the original windows – saving craftsmanship and historic and architectural significance.
Having started life as a fledgling firm almost 30 years ago, GLM has grown into one of the country’s most respected consultancies. Today, GLM is home to an experienced team of architects, building surveyors and project managers. What unites us is our ability to collaborate, solve problems and deliver.
Granada’s Secondary Glazing is discreet and durable. It is a stylish, cost-effective way of increasing both acoustic and thermal performance with listed properties.
Groves-Raines Architects Ltd. is an award-winning architectural practice based in Edinburgh, dedicated to the conservation and sustainable re-use of historic buildings. Established in 1972, the practice has been at the forefront of conservation in Scotland and Ireland for over 40 years, with a broad portfolio of award-winning projects.
The Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC) is the UK’s lead professional body for built and historic environment practitioners working for the conservation, care, regeneration and future of our places. The IHBC supports and regulates standards, promotes effective protection and enhancement, and encourages heritage-led regeneration and access for all.
The key to Keim Mineral Paints’ is the breathability. The Keim experts understand the issues listed building owners face such as moisture build up which causes paint to peel. Using Keim Mineral Paints will mean that humidity contained in building structures can be quickly released thus avoiding moisture build up.
With over 25 years’ experience of the hazards of listed property ownership, The Listed Property Owners’ Club has first-hand knowledge of the complexities involved when choosing the correct insurance for your home. Your home is probably the biggest investment you’ll ever make, and when that home is listed you need to take extra care to ensure that it is properly insured. From building sum insured to unapproved changes, a member of the insurance team will be on hand to discuss your listed building insurance needs.
The Master Carvers’ Association – professional wood and stone carvers elected by peer review – are respected nationally and internationally for conservation, restoration, period style and innovative design and making, working for museums, historic palaces and houses as well as private collections.
The National Federation of Roofing Contractors Limited (NFRC) is the UK’s largest roofing trade association. With a history spanning over 125 years, NFRC has established itself as the voice of the roofing industry, constantly adapting to change and innovation to ensure its members are at the forefront.
Family run roofing company with over 30 years of expertise. Skilled in all aspects of roofing work including traditional and ornamental slating, turret, lead work and timber repairs.
Red Bank specialises in bespoke clay ware for listed buildings and restoration projects. This includes supplying buff ornate chimney pots to the 140-year-old McLean Museum and Art Gallery, in Greenock, which is undergoing a £2m program of repairs to restore the Category A listed building to its former glory.
Experts Ryedale Plasterers use their time-honoured plaster and lime techniques to create a durable, heritage, ecological finish that will outlast the quick fixes offered by modern materials. Coupled with their bespoke mould-making skills, they also carry out authentic restorations of original work that conservation planners approve.
Saint-Gobain PAM UK manufactures Cast iron traditional rainwater and gutter systems designed in accordance with BS 460.
The Scottish Lime Centre Trust was established in 1994 in response to the growing concern over the shortage of skills and understanding in the field of traditional building technology. The Trust’s essential aims are 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.
Smith & Garratt have acknowledged expertise with heritage property, regularly working on listed buildings. From the design stage and obtaining statutory consents, to budgeting, procurement and site supervision, they hold the specialist knowledge required when it comes to making changes to a listed building.
St Astier Natural Hydraulic Limes (NHL) and derivative products have been produced by the same families since 1851. The mineralogical characteristics of the raw materials, the manufacturing process and the quality controls are such that users are assured of the constant performance of the products.
Sturrock’s Joinery is recognised as one of the finest producers of crafted timber components in Scotland. Our combination of traditional craftsmanship together with the finest materials and cutting edge technology enables us to create stunning timber components for our clients including extensive expertise in Sash and Case windows.
With a combined experience of over 30 years’ as local council Conservation Officers, the Club’s in-house Conservation Advisors Peter Bell and Craig Wilson will be on hand to answer questions on any plans you have for your listed home. Visitors to the show are encouraged to bring drawings, photographs and ideas and can expect to receive impartial expert advice on planning, conservation and repair and maintenance.
Founded in 1993 by architect, Peter King RIBA, the Rooflight Company created the original Conservation Rooflight® which continues to lead the marketplace as the best product in its class. Today, this award-winning organisation is rapidly developing in the field of contemporary architecture and interior design.
Thistle & Rose is a company dedicated to the reproduction and restoration of Adam fireplaces, which first became fashionable in 18th century Scotland. Their skilled craftsmen painstakingly recreate and restore them in our workshop in the Scottish Borders.
If you love the period charm of your timber windows but hate the draughts, rattles, rot and expensive heat loss, then Ventrolla can help. With over 35 years’ experience, we offer timber sash and case window repair, slim double glazing, draught proofing and full replacement windows. We have experience of working on Listed Buildings, in conservation areas and with local planning departments. Book your FREE survey today on stand A10.
The Scottish Listed Property Show
Tickets to The Scottish Listed Property Show are now on sale. Please click the book tickets button to purchase yours or call 0131 357 3300.
Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh, EH2 2LR
Saturday 26 October 2019
9am – 5pm
- 1 Day Adult Entry £10
- Membership (Including 2 Show Tickets) £48 (20% saving)
- LPOC Members Free with invite**
ON THE DOOR PRICE
- 1 Day Adult Entry £15
- LPOC Members Free with invite**
Advance Ticket Purchase Special Offers
If you’re thinking of attending the show and are not already an LPOC member, consider our special advance offer of a £12 discount on LPOC annual membership. When membership is taken you will receive 2 free tickets to the show and you’ll have instant access to the great benefits membership provides.
Usual membership price £60.
**LPOC members: Please note you will receive a free invitation for two which will be sent with the September/October issue of Listed Heritage magazine .**
Advance tickets go off sale at 1pm Friday 25th October 2019. Click the ‘Book tickets’ link to purchase advance show tickets or reduced price membership – alternatively call 0131 357 3300.