Conservation at Other Sites

All six sites in our care are in different stages of their conservation management programme. Wordie, Damoy and Detaille along with Port Lockroy have been cared for by us for several years and have had seasons where our mobile conservation teams have spent time repairing and restoring their structures. Horseshoe and Stonington are new arrivals into our portfolio and we are at the start of the process for developing their management plans.

Mobile Conservation Team

Each season we deploy a mobile team to spend several weeks on site, usually camping, to undertake conservation work on the buildings. This will involve both data capture, so that we might measure the ongoing condition or changes the sites are experiencing, as well as maintenance work to keep the fabric of the buildings in good condition.

Future Conservation

Working with specialist conservation architects, materials specialists, historians and conservators we are pulling together comprehensive conservation plans to manage the ongoing care of each of our sites.

In 2017 we will be deploying our first field team at Horseshoe to undertake the first surveys and initial maintenance work.

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Other historic sites which we have a heritage interest in - each with a unique and significant story to tell about life in Antarctica.

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