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Welcome to the Events website for Hutton + Rostron.

Who are we?

architectural-conservationEstablished in 1966, H+R are an independent team of property professionals, specialist surveyors and scientists from a variety of technical disciplines. Our renowned team offers expert advice and assistance to clients in many areas of building investigation, remedial specification and consultancy. We have specialist expertise in building pathology, timber decay treatments and architectural conservation.

H+R have a large client base comprised of a broad range of commercial, private and heritage organisations. We are delighted to be working with some of the most prestigious companies and groups in the country, including The Royal Household, The National Trust, Taylor Wimpey, Walter Lilly, Foster + Partners, Northumberland Estates and CBRE.

Events at H+R

The professional team at H+R has a wealth of industry and technical expertise at their disposal.

Always at the forefront of new developments in our field, we consider ourselves to be experts and thought leaders in the professional community.

We run and attend a number of events throughout the year.

CPD (Continuing Professional Development)

H+R provide a CPD presentation service to other professional firms including architects, structural engineers, contractors, loss adjusters and commercial property manager. We also provide CPD training to building warranty providers.

Upcoming sessions:

5th September 2016:       RICS and SPAB Building Conservation Summer School 2016, Cirencester
Timber Decay and Repair – Lecture by Dr David Watt, Associate Director, Hutton + Rostron

Timber decay and repair; The growing tree and the freshly felled tree – the challenges involved; Insect pests and infestations; Remedies and treatment.

20th September 2016:     RICS CPD Foundation, Cambridge
Guidance for Surveying Historic and Listed Buildings – Seminar by David Watt, Associate Director, Hutton + Rostron

Best practice for building conservation; mortgage valuation dilemmas; unauthorised alterations and enforcement action; defect diagnosis and building pathology; care and repair options; latest developments related to Listed Building Consents.

4th November 2016:        Essex County Council, Cressing Temple Barns
Conserving the Ruined Remains of Buildings and Structures – Lecture by David Watt, Associate Director, Hutton + Rostron

Conservation management planning; Measured and condition surveys; Specifications; Methods of repair and consolidations; Preventive maintenance and presentation.

Shows and Exhibitions

Commercial-21-300x215H+R regularly attend a variety of shows and exhibitions throughout the year including the annual Historic Houses Associations exhibition and the Listed Property Owners Show.

In addition, stands are occasionally taken to National Trust roadshows, County Council conservation days and the Weald and Downland Open Air Museum.

Upcoming events:

15th November 2016:       The Historic Buildings, Parks and Gardens Event, QEII Conference Centre, London SW1

Held in parallel with the Historic Houses Association’s AGM, this event brings together those who are involved in the care, repair and conservation of historic buildings and their surrounding landscapes. Around 1,200 owners and guardians of historic buildings, parks and gardens as well as their management staff, advisers and a range of professionals attend every year.

18-19 February 2017:       The Listed Property Show, Olympia London

This event brings together the industry’s finest resources including architects, planners, window and door manufacturers, craftsmen and ‘sensitive’ builders as well as information about planning, the law, insurance, VAT, grants, mortgages, reclaimed materials and a host of valuable information for those looking after listed property.


H+R provide educational workshops to interested groups. We regularly do so at the Weald and Downland Open Air Museum and the Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC).

Upcoming events:

No events are currently planned.

Contact Us

For enquiries about any of H+R’s professional training and events, please contact