Conservation: additional information sources

If you are thinking about carrying out work on a listed building or within a conservation area you may find useful information in the following sources:

Angus Council Planning Advice Notes

Planning advice provides best practice guidance on how to meet the requirements of the Local Development Plan and its associated supplementary guidance. 

Review of advice is a continuous process and is refreshed as required. Although the advice notes below require to be updated, they continue to provide useful information relevant to our built heritage. 

Historic Environment Scotland  

Lead public body set up to investigate, care for and promote Scotland’s historic environment. Including funding, heritage management and learning resources.

Scottish Lime Centre Trust

Promote for public benefit the appropriate repair of Scotland’s traditional and historic buildings. 

National Lottery Heritage Fund

Largest dedicated funder of heritage in the UK.

Institute Of Historic Building Conservation

Key professional body for conservation specialists. Including learning, resources and publications.

Scottish Civic Trust

Umbrella body for local civic societies and environmental groups. Includes Heritage Management Toolkit and resources.

British Geological Survey

Building stone services.

Under One Roof

Impartial advice on repairs and maintenance for flat owners in Scotland.

The Engine Shed

Scotland's dedicated building conservation centre, encouraging understanding of traditional building materials and skills, and offering technical advice.

Where to find skilled tradespeople and professionals 

Always select the right people based on their skills and experience in dealing with traditional/historic buildings.