Research-web1The Leather Conservation Centre undertakes practical conservation, training, research and analysis and consultancy work, and produces a number of publications on all aspects of leather conservation.

The Leather Conservation Centre, in partnership with the University of Northampton, recently carried out a KTP* Project to research, design and implement a new conservation treatment to combat red rot (acid deterioration of leather).

*A KTP is a Knowledge Transfer Partnership and is partially funded by the Government.