Edinburgh, Stirling and Urquhart Castles are now open, please book your tickets online in advance. We are working hard to open other sites in the coming weeks
Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
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This technical, advice & guidance INFORM guide, "Bronze", is an introduction to bronze, with guidance on its problems and planning appropriate maintenance work. Read the document today.
Further information on setting up and running a community body or organisation.
Useful links to information on accessing funds for community-led projects.
INFORM guide on recognising and diagnosing various types of settlement cracks.
This INFORM guide gives an outline of materials used for finials and terminals, with guidance on repair and maintenance.
INFORM guide on the types of lead sheet used on Scottish roofs and their repair and maintenance.
This INFORM guide covers the basic aspects of construction and care of timber floors.
This INFORM guide covers the construction of timber staircases and issues associated with their repair and maintenance.
Useful links to information on getting your voice heard in both the community and spatial planning systems.
This INFORM guide outlines the symptoms, likely causes, and repair options of damp gables.
This INFORM guide provides information about the maintenance and management of repairs in a shared building.
"Domestic Chimneys and Flues" is an INFORM guide to flue and chimney systems, their common faults and the principles of how to deal with them, produced by Historic Environment Scotland.