For owners, managers, consultants and contractors. These longer technical guides provide in-depth information. Available as PDF downloads and hard copies.
Salt attack and rising damp (2008)
Conducting historical archaeological surveys (2008)
Places of worship
For owners and managers of heritage property and objects, looking for professional methods and techniques. Available as PDF downloads and hard copies.
Achieving high quality building conservation outcomes
Access for all in heritage buildings (2008, download only)
Gardens - heritage gardens
Gardens - watering heritage gardens (2008)
Heritage buildings and energy efficiency
This leaflet aims to develop appropriate design strategies for the improvement of energy efficiency in heritage buildings to achieve the integration of sustainability
and heritage conservation.
Heritage buildings and sustainability
This leaflet shows how you can improve environmental and sustainable performance measures for existing heritage buildings without adversely impacting their cultural heritage significance.
Please note: the advice contained in this document on water use standards is being revised in light of the new Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards (WELS) scheme..
Maintenance - maintenance and repairs
Maintenance - preparing a maintenance plan
Maintenance - inspection schedule
Metal - metalwork
Roofing - slating
Roofing - corrugated steel
Timber - wood preservation
Timber - tongue and groove (2008)
Timber - repairs (2008)
Walls - cleaning masonry
For the layperson, who needs good basic heritage advice in simple how-to language. Available as PDF downloads only.
Photographic recording for heritage places and objects
Repointing mortar joints
SPAB technical leaflets
The technical leaflets listed below are available in printed copy for Victorian residents only. Ask us for a copy - email email@example.com.
Electronic versions can be purchased from the The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB) online bookshop.