Further Guidance

Historic Environment Scotland have a number of free publications on the repair and maintenance of traditional buildings. They are available here.

Some of the Short Guides available are;

Traditional Shopfronts

Maintaining your Home

Sash and Case Windows

The Use of Lime in Traditional Buildings 

The ‘Common Repair, Common Senses’ guide written by Communities Scotland is also available for people who have buildings in shared ownership of more than two people. This guidance gives advice on how to co-ordinate and carry out common repairs.

Conservation Accredited Professionals



RICS (Surveyors)

ICE (Engineers)

Further Advice and Guidence

Historic Environment Scotland Knowledge Base

Scottish Lime Centre Trust

Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings

Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland

Institute of Historic Building Conservation

The Guild of Master Craftsmen

Scottish Civic Trust 

Historical Information

Fraserburgh Heritage Centre