Julia Foster

Julia developed the Preservation Assessment Survey from a recommendation in a research paper, to a fully functioning survey tool with supporting guidance. Between 1998 and 2014 in her role at the Preservation Advisory Centre she worked with a range of library and archive organisations across the UK and internationally to complete more than 300 surveys. Since 2014 she has provided a freelance service providing surveys, condition assessments and stocktaking activities.

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West Dean is part of a registered charity and relies on the support of generous donors, friends, legacies to help us deliver world-class education in conservation and the creative arts and maintain our award-winning gardens.

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