Christmas 2014

The Customer Centre will be closed from 12.30 on Wednesday 24 December 2014 until 9.00 on Monday 5 January 2015. During this period we are unable to provide telephone support.

In the meantime you can access a wealth of online CPD at and you can book a place on a CPD Roadshow by visiting

We wish all our customers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Context: the historic environment and its setting

Possible topics include:
  • Legislation and published governmental and other guidance relevant to historic assets (buildings, areas, monuments, gardens and parks, whether designated yet or not) and their settings
  • Planning and Conservation Acts, guidance and processes
  • Cultural significance
  • Aesthetic qualities and values/architectural significance
  • Investigation, materials, technology and the building environment
  • Social, environmental and financial issues
  • Implementation and management of conservation works
  • Special considerations in the application of approved documents (including building regulations,DDA, environmental, fire safety)
  • The impact of archaeological sites known or suspected on building
RIBA Core Curriculum