Below is a list of web sites, which
I believe will provide useful information to anyone involved in rural
for Roofwork : useful site for Health and Safety advice when working
(food and forestry) Web Catalogue: Searchable catalogue of internet
Information Centre: A vast amount of useful information on asbestos
containing products and how they should be handled.
Potato Council: A vast amount of information on potato growing and
Standards Institute: Info on all British Standards and in particular
BS 5502: Buildings and Structures for Agriculture.
Research Establishment (BRE): Useful site with information on a number
Cadw: Welsh Historic Monuments:
Welsh government heritage body
Land & Business Association (CLA): Includes policy news on current
for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA): Huge Website
Important website for all heritage aspects including listed buildings
Point of reference for most environmental issues
& Safety Executive: Important website for all health and safety
Health and Safety Executive: Advice note on Managing slurry on
Government heritage body for Scotland
Grown Cereals Authority (HGCA): Publications/information service or
details of their assurance scheme
Metal Cladding and Roofing Manufacturers Association (MCRMA): Publishing website
Designed to educate specifiers and contractors.
Dairy Farmers Assurance Scheme (NDFAS): This site includes the complete
scheme regulations and check list
Farmers Union NFU: Support/Publications/events for members of the
NFU or NFU Countryside.
Build UK Ltd : brings together the common aims of specialist
trade organisations within the construction industry and is the authoritative
voice of Specialist Contractors in the UK.
Ireland DoE: Northern
department responsible for environment including heritage
Institution of Chartered Surveyors RICS: A very large site with a
lot of useful information
Institution of British Architects, RIBA: Main professional body concerned
with building design
Town Planning Institute, RTPI: Main Professional body concerned with
town & country planning
Foods welfare standards /FreedomFood
Soil Association: For information on organic farming
Development: The Governments sustainability site
Stationary Office: The Governments book store, read on line or down
load all legislation.
Research and Development Association: Independent information on timber
and its uses
Forest Products Association, UKFPA: Representing saw mills and processors