Seminar: Dan Slavinsky – The Use Of 3D Modelling & Virtual Reality In Architectural Design

For our March Seminar, Sinclair Johnston & Partners, welcomed Dan Slavinsky, Project Director at Simon Bowden Architecture to present. Dan’s specialism spans a range of sectors from residential, mixed use, workplace and commercial buildings and he has been an integral part in helping Simon Bowden Architecture develop a reputation for successfully steering large and complex projects in

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Seminar: Charles O’Brien – The Greatest Treasury Of English Architecture Ever Compiled

In February we welcomed Charles O’Brien, Series Editor of the Pevsner Architectural Guides, to speak for us. Charles joined the editorial and research team for Pevsner Architectural Guides in 1997 and has been co-author and author of several volumes of the revised editions of the Buildings of England books including London 5: East, Bedfordshire, Huntingdonshire and Peterborough and, most

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Seminar: Sally Strachey – Lime Based Repairs And Protection Systems For Historic Masonry

We kicked off the 1st Sinclair Johnston & Partners: Seminar Series of 2019, with the ICON accredited Conservator and Consultant, Sally Strachey, Director at Sally Strachey Historic Conservation Ltd . Sally is a leading consultant on historic stonework, plaster, church monuments and sculpture.  Her consultancies have been successful in securing funds for numerous recent and current

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Seminar: Emma Simpson – The Repair Of Historic Brickwork

We were delighted to be able to have Emma Simpson of Simpson Brickwork Conservation Ltd come and speak at one of our Seminars. For nearly 20 years, Emma has been specialising in conservative repair of historic brickwork on some on England’s most famous buildings such as Hampton Court Palace and Kensington Palace.  Her early career afforded her

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Seminar: Andrew Smith – Party Walls: Law And Practice

As part of the Sinclair Johnston & Partners: Seminar Series, we invited Andrew Smith, Partner at one of London’s most established Solicitor firms, Child & Child, to speak for us. Andrew has specialised in litigation since 1987, focusing heavily on property related litigation, principally, party walls and rights of light, easements and construction disputes. He is

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Measurement and Assessment of the Fabric of Historic Buildings

We were very pleased to welcome George Ballard of GB to our offices to delivery his excellent talk to a group of invited guests. George’s talk discussed the underlying physics and assessment techniques available when investigating historic buildings. The technological advances which allows more precise presentation and comparison of data gathered from investigation of structures

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Piling, Party Walls and Basement Construction

The turnout to Derek Glenister’s talk was testament to just how prevalent the issues surrounding ‘Piling, Party Walls and Basement Construction’ are and how much consideration they require. The comprehensive one hour seminar covered: Site investigations Different types of piling (inc. for basement construction) What to look out for when installing piling Temporary propping Integrating temporary and

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Smithfield Market Seminar

Our recent seminar on Smithfield Market given by Clem Cecil of ‘SAVE Britain’s Heritage’ received an excellent response. Many in attendance praised SAVE, their partners and their contributors for their commitment and vigour in ensuring the protection of this historic building as well as their dedication to finding an appropriate proposal for the markets reuse.

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