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No Way Jose!

Unfortunately UK Government has responded to the petition calling for a reduction of VAT to 5% on approved repairs to listed buildings with a flat: “No Way Jose!”, neglecting to mention the devolved arrangements for heritage in Scotland. But anyway losing £2.5b is a sizeable amount. In context over the past year, Historic England has…

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Look before you leap

Guidelines to buying an old building [nb: this leaflet was available to Local Authority Planning Departments and Estate Agents for distribution to their clients. It is published by the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, with whom the copyright is vested, and which can be contacted for further information, though the leaflet itself seems to…