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Coronavirus Historic Buildings and Sites

Although many conservators work on objects and collections in museums, libraries and archives, many also work on historic buildings and large structures. Architectural and archaeological conservators often work on site and therefore the closure of project sites has had a major impact on them. To support our members we have collated the following guidance on caring for historic buildings during the Coronavirus pandemic and on returning to work safely. 

Caring for buildings in lockdown

Church of England:


Safe working guidance

Following the government's latest updates to their guidance on getting back to work, some conservators may be preparing a return to work. As we begin to emerge from lockdown, several challenges need to be tackled in order to ensure that conservators and others can work safely on site. 

Summaries of safe working guidance



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