Craig Wilson
First Name: Craig
Surname: Wilson
Position: Lecturer
Telephone: +44 (0)1224 263520

Duties and Responsibilities

Craig is a lecturer with the Building Surveying team. Teaching interests: Heritage management and building conservation. History of Architecture. Building Pathology. Materials and Finishes. Design.

Academic Background

Glasgow College of Building and Printing – Diploma in Building Surveying
University of York – Masters in Building Conservation

Research Interests

Conserving buildings of the Modern Movement
Historic theatres and music halls
The role of building preservation trusts and industrial heritage
Traditional skills and training
Colonial architecture of India

Current Research

Redefining the Victorian Theatre and Music Hall today.

External / Professional Roles

Trustee, Tyne and Wear Building Preservation Trust
Trustee, Britannia Panopticon Music Hall
Member, Tyne Theatre Building Sub-Committee
Member, Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (Scotland) Committee


Wilson, C. ed. 2017. Dunston Staiths – the reconnection of an industrial monument with its community. In: Heritage, Conservation & Communities Routledge Publishing
Wilson, Craig 2015. Byker – Merging Community and Conservation in Scotland + Venice Recasting Modernism Architecture + Design Scotland
Barakat, Sultan and Wilson, Craig 1997. The Revitalisation of the Historic Settlement Pocitelj, Bosnia-Herzegovina York, The University of York.

Media Coverage

Craig has been interviewed on BBC Radio 4 Front Row, BBC Radio Newcastle and appeared on Channel 4 programme Demolition.