Thu 25 Sep, 2014
Temporary Email Disruption
Due to an ongoing error with our IT system, we are unable to send or receive email. We are still operating as normal. Any queries should be made by phone to 01383 872722. We hope to have this problem resolved as soon as possible and apologise for any inconvenience this ...
Mon 25 Aug, 2014
The Margaret Murdoch Charitable Trust
The Scottish Lime Centre Trust have been awarded £5000 funding by The Margaret Murdoch Charitable Trust to distribute bursaries to anyone studying or working in conservation. This means that we are able to give bursaries to learners who want to attend our courses. The Margaret Murdoch Charitable Trust is a ...
Tue 15 Jul, 2014
SLCT Email back online
Our temporary IT problem with emails is now resolved. If you have sent an email to us in the last four days, please could you resend it and we will attend to your request as soon as possible. If your request  is more urgent, then please telephone us on 01383 ...
Wed 09 Jul, 2014
SLCT Temporary Email Disruption
Due to an ongoing error with our IT system, we are unable to send or receive email. We are still operating as normal. Any queries should be made by phone on 01383 872722. Course bookings on-line are unaffected. We hope to have this problem resolved as soon as possible and ...
Tue 10 Jun, 2014
Competition for two bursaries to cover the cost of our week long ‘Intensive course’ in Conservation masonry to be won!
Competition for two bursaries to cover the cost of our week long ‘Intensive course’ in Conservation masonry to be won! These two bursaries are generously sponsored by the Barbara Whatmore CT Trust and cover all fees amounting to £ 995 + VAT, travel and overnight accommodation costs are not included. ...
Tue 03 Jun, 2014
The Kolkata Scottish Heritage Trust
We are proud to have helped develop with The Kolkata Scottish Heritage Trust, a new lime centre in Kolkata, India! Following experienced Architect Neeta Das’ month long training and mentoring at the Scottish Lime Centre Trust in June 2013..., the Kolkata Lime Centre has now a programme of workshops to ...
Tue 04 Mar, 2014
Govan Traditional Building Maintenance Day
Free Event - Tuesday 25 March 2014, Pearce Institute, Govan G51 3UU
Tue 25 Feb, 2014
Spreading the word in Sweden
Busy as ever, our Director Roz flew out to Sweden to spread the word and understanding of natural hydraulic limes. Henrik Larsson (not the footballer!) of Hantverkslaboratorient, part of the University of Gothenburg, organised a seminar for over 65 building professionals in conjunction with the engineering company, Bjerling AB, who ...
Mon 24 Feb, 2014
Roz’s article on Admixtures and Additives for Lime Mortars in The Building Conservation Directory 2014
Look out for Roz’s article on Admixtures and Additives for Lime Mortars in The Building Conservation Directory 2014 – a clear explanation of the complex chemistry of water repellents, air entrainers and water retainers and how they can benefit the working and final performance properties of lime mortars aka ‘Pimp ...
Mon 27 Jan, 2014
Introduction to Lime Mortars for Structural Engineers
Last Friday (24 January) saw 12 Civil Engineers, Technicians and Stonemasons attend our very first course designed to introduce lime based mortars for the repair of historic masonry structures from arch bridges to harbours and lighthouses to retaining walls. Course participants enjoyed a morning of theory and learning to put ...
Mon 20 Jan, 2014
Govan Cross Townscape Heritage Initiative
The Scottish Lime Centre Trust are joining forces with Govan Cross THI, to offer a programme of free training for building contractors designed to raise the standard of repair on traditional buildings. The programme offers a pick and mix selection of one and two day training modules, covering lime mortars, ...