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Short Guide: Lead Theft - Guidance on Protecting Traditional Buildings

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Lead Theft

This short guide offers practical guidance on how to reduce the risk of lead theft and how to protect the lead on buildings. It also sets out Historic Environment Scotland’s policy on dealing with the loss of lead from a listed building, and the question of using alternative materials to replace lead.

  • Audiences:

    Planners and Owners, Conservation and Heritage Enthusiasts
  • Date Published:

    01 June 2015
  • Publication Types:

    Technical, Advice & Guidance, Short Guide
  • Format(s):

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    Lead Theft (660.40 KB)
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