This course covers the history of traditional slate and stone roofing but mainly concentrates on their conservation and repair.
Terry Hughes - BCM Course Leader
Terry is a Fellow of the Institute of Roofing and has experience of the slate industry worldwide including 15 years at Penrhyn quarry in Gwynedd. He is past chairman of the BSI and European (CEN) technical committees for roofing slates and a member of the Code of Practice committees for Slating and Tiling. He founded and chairs the Stone Roofing Association.
His publications include reports on roofing slate in ten countries and stone roofing throughout Britain. His research as a consultant for English Heritage over 13 years was published in 2003 in their Research Transactions: Stone Roofing. He is the author of many technical publications on slate and stone roofing and was the main contributor to the chapters on these roof types in English Heritage's Practical Building Conservation: Roofing.