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Hempcrete - Retrofitting for self-builders

  • Sat 3rd Aug 2019.
    Course starts at 9:30am and ends at 6pm
    Course fee including lunch £100.

  • Dates, Times & Fees

Course details

Join Alex Sparrow experienced teacher and author of The Hempcrete Book for a fascinating and enabling day of theory and practical learning ideal for self-builders.

You’ll learn how to best use Hempcrete in renovation and retrofit and get lots of experience working on a Hempcrete infill to a timber frame panel including shuttering, reinforcement, mixing and placing the hempcrete.

You’ll also learn about solid wall insulation preparation and key, shuttering, mixing and applying the hempcrete.

There may also be time to try lime plastering.

Things you need to know

Due to the nature of this course some practical work will be done outside. We strongly advise you to bring waterproof clothing and steel toe-cap boots are mandatory.

You must be over the age of 18 years when this course starts.

Booking, Fees and Cancellation policy

To book a place on a course, please choose one of the following options:

• Book Online- the “Book online” button is either below, or in the top right corner of the screen and follow the instructions.

• Call the Courses Department on 01654 704 966 with your bank card details.


Our course fees include tuition and materials, unless otherwise stated.

Please also note our Cancellation & Refund Policy
a) 1 day course fees are non-refundable.
b) CAT reserves the right to cancel any courses. Deposits and fees will be returned in full should this happen.

Course Fees.

Start Date

Bed & Breakfast the night before the course starts

Book Now!

Email courses@cat.org.uk
or phone 01654 704 966

There are places available on this course.

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