Historic Buildings





We have expertise in the assessment, conservation and management of historic buildings. and their creative reuse.

Research and appraisal

We carryout research to identify and understand the significance and special features of historic landscapes, sites, monuments and buildings.


  • Statements of significance

  • Condition surveys

  • Setting appraisal

  • Feasibility studies

  • Concept development

Conservation management plans

We develop plans that:

  • provide the context and rationale for planning applications, repair and maintenance schemes

  • assess the impacts of development proposals

  • reveal the history of a site to inform interpretation and audience development

  • provide specialist management and maintenance advice

  • support funding applications

  • restoration and management plans

Guidance and advice

We provide advice on:

  • options for sensitive modification or extension

  • appropriate and sympathetic conservation

  • environmental issues from insulation to protected species such as bats

Design and management of conservation projects

  • Project development and funding

  • Planning and listed building consents

  • Creative re-use, design and specification

  • Building Regulations applications

  • Tender administration

  • Coordination of contractors and specialists

  • Project management


We advise on sources of funding for building conservation and develop grant and trust funding applications on behalf of clients