The latest news from the Stone Industry
Mark Priestman is a Partner at Priestman Associates LLP, a leading façade preservation project consultancy. From stonemasonry and heritage skills through to site supervision and conservation management, the partnership is trusted by the leading brands of the sector as an NVQ provider for experienced, upskiller and apprentice workers. 07876 687212 [email protected]
Trevor Proudfoot (left) at Cliveden Conservation's workshop in Houghton, Norfolk, when it was visited by the Prince of Wales in 2016. Prince Charles was visiting the workshop to see students from the Prince’s Foundation for Building Community’s Building Craft Apprenticeship who were being trained there.
This year’s graduates are: Kieran John Batchelor, Neil Bishop and Simon Greenstreet (Canterbury); Oliver Chamberlain and Neil Marchant (Gloucester); Adam Coulson (Lincoln); Rita April Dawe and Matthew Rowe (York); Matthew Hoskins (Exeter); Luke Richard Herbert Kingston (Salisbury); Saul Sheldon (Worcester).
Robert Merry, MCIOB, is an independent Stone Consultant. He ran his own stone company for 17 years before becoming first an independent project manager and now a consultant. He is also an expert witness in disputes regarding stone and stone contracts. 0207 502 6353 / 07771 997621. [email protected]
For more information about the Stone Federation Heritage Group, email [email protected].
HSE is running a HAVS refresher course at the HSE training centre at Harpur Hill, Buxton, Derbyshire, on 2 October. You can book your place(s) here.
Get more information about the Specialist Applied-Skills Programme (SAP) in Stone Fixing L2 NVQ from [email protected]