The Conservation & Management of Rural Buildings

A two day CPD course to be held at the University of Leicester on the 6 & 7 November. This course will explore the conservation, management, and development of rural sites. It will also include a field trip to visit current projects and recent building work.

Course Aims
6 & 7 November
College Court Conference Centre
£225 (£95 for students, see below to book student places)

The University of Leicester and Historic England are delighted to bring you a two day CPD course on the conservation and management of rural buildings. This course is for historic environment managers and professionals encountering historic rural buildings as part of consultancy work and decision-making. Attendees will learn about:

  • considering the setting of rural buildings
  • planning and land management
  • Neighbourhood Plans and the contribution of historic character
  • issues to consider during the conversion and maintenance of buildings
  • a practical workshop on the assessment of farmsteads

The course timetable is available here.

The course will be delivered by Jeremy Lake (independent expert), and Adam Partington (Locus Consulting).


To be held at the University of Leicester on 6 & 7 November 2017.


Prices start from £225 for the course place only (including lunches, field trip, and course materials).

We are delighted to be able to offer the first 8 places on the course at our Early Bird Discount price of £275 including an evening meal with the group and bed & breakfast accommodation at our College Court Conference Centre on the night of the 6 November. Once the first 8 places have been sold the price will revert to the standard price of £375.

Places may be booked here, or payment by invoice can be arranged by contacting Pete Alfano on or 0116 223 1987.

We have a limited number of places available for registered students at the special price of only £95 (including lunches, refreshments and course materials, not including accommodation and evening meal). For further information and to book a student place email

Further Information

If you have any further questions or queries please contact Pete on or 0116 223 1987.

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