We’re pleased to be able to offer more traditional building skills training as part of our programme to enable local employers and employees take a huge part in preserving and restoring the heritage of our town centre conservation area.

The courses on offer are free and will be held at Coleg Cambria’s Bersham Road site.

Pricing Conservation work: 21st October 2021

Provide awareness and understanding on how to calculate costs when producing quotations/tenders for work on Traditional Buildings (PRE 1919).

Glass & window repair course: 22nd October 2021

This course deals with timber decay and associated repairs with glass and replacement, approved splicing techniques, glues, fixings, suitable putty for re-glazing, and use of non-ferric fittings.

Stonework & cleaning 29th October 2021

This course provides a mixture of practical and theoretical understanding of stone work including best practice solutions for cleaning, stone preparation and aftercare.

If you are interested in attending any of the above course’s please contact the Traditional Building Skills Team TBS@Wrexham.gov.uk.

Cllr Terry Evans, Lead Member for Economic Development and Regeneration, said: “The buildings in the Town Centre Conservation Area are very prominent and valuable assets in our town. We want to make sure that the methods used to regenerate these buildings are in line with the traditional skills that helped build them in the first place.

“The courses have always been very well received and have been particularly welcomed by employers and employees who wish to have a part in restoring our heritage in the town centre.”

Take a look below at some of the historic and beautiful buildings we have in the town centre conservation area to look after for generations to come.

The courses are provided free through the Wrexham Traditional Building Skills Programme. This project has received funding from Cadwyn Clwyd Rural Development Agency, through the Welsh Government Rural Communities – Rural Development Programme 2014-2020, which is funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development and the Welsh Government.

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