Thu 06 Aug, 2020
Fife Doors Open Day 2020
Sunday, 20 September 2020, 11.00am - 3.00pmWe will be open to the public on Sunday 15th September as part of Doors Open Day 2019. Come along and see some practical demonstrations in traditional buildings skills, get advice from our Building Surveyors, let the children paint plaster moulds or simply pop ...
Tue 07 Jul, 2020
Covid 19 update for July 2020
To all our loyal customers and clients, you will be pleased to know the SLCT is now back up and running! We are able to undertake site visits, mortar sampling and inspections and process lime mortar samples in our Building Materials Laboratory – albeit on a part-time basis to start ...
Tue 31 Mar, 2020
Changes to SLCT Staffing
Ok, loyal clients and learnersWith this COVID 19 stuff, we have had to make some radical changes to replace ‘furloughed’ staff …From Midnight, Lily the Boxer is in charge of the Building Materials Laboratory (whilst chasing ‘sun beams’ and banging her head in the proceeds!)Addy (the Boss’ dog) is in ...
Tue 24 Mar, 2020
Tuesday 24 March 2020Due to the current Coronavirus outbreak and following latest government instructions, we have taken the decision to cease delivery of all our training courses and site visits effective immediately to ensure the safety of all our staff, learners and clients. This means that from today, our offices ...
Fri 13 Mar, 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) and SLCT training courses and events
We are carefully monitoring the coronavirus situation. Our current policy is to carry on with business as usual, in line with the advice of the government, NCVO and others. We will be keeping this under daily review. For the moment, we intend to run our training courses and events as ...
Mon 02 Mar, 2020
Building Surveyor Vacancy
BUILDING SURVEYORWe are looking for someone to join our Building Advisory Team. Candidates should ideally be graduate building surveyors (or related discipline) with a keen interest in building conservation. You should have a clean driving licence and be happy to work on scaffolding to conduct building surveys. You do not ...
Fri 28 Feb, 2020
Introducing the Damp Detectors
This month we have been inundated with requests to investigate issues of water ingress and dampness – after two major storms and almost continuous wet and windy weather, this has tested the robustness of some buildings.Here are some of our useful ‘does’ and ‘don’ts’ (not an exhaustive list) for resolving ...
Mon 10 Feb, 2020
SLCT Newsletter - In the limelight
We have had a busy January and despite going to work in the dark and coming home in the dark, we are looking forward to better weather and longer days…Here is what we have been up to…On a very blustery January morning, our Building Advisory Team set about inspecting and ...
Tue 14 Jan, 2020
A very Happy New Year to all our friends and supporters
We look back on 2019 with very fond memories of celebrating our 25th Anniversary. We enjoyed the superb location of Dunfermline Library and Galleries to hold our evening reception with reflections on our achievements made by Roz, our Director and founding trustee Lord Charles Bruce. Staff and trustees, both past ...