Heritage

Our team believe that the historic environment has a valuable role to play in the delivery of high-quality, locally distinctive sustainable development.  Our national heritage team is committed to balancing conservation and commercial objectives through thoughtful analysis of the constraints and opportunities, delivering reliable and realistic advice to our clients and robust assessment in the promotion of proposals. 

Our approach from the outset is based on detailed and objective analysis of heritage significance, to deliver high-quality developments within the historic environment that positively manages change whilst maximising land value and reconciling other competing interests. 

The team has valuable experience across the public and private sectors, enabling them to build excellent working relationships with officers, statutory consultees and other key stakeholders critical to the success of negotiating positive planning outcomes. Our team’s credentials have been proven through the successful delivery of projects across a wide range of heritage assets and rigorous testing at public inquiries and informal hearings.

 

 

 

Our core services include:

  • Identification of heritage planning risks and opportunities
  • Statements of Significance
  • Heritage Statements
  • Cultural Heritage Environmental Impact Assessments
  • Expert witness
  • Negotiation with local planning authorities and statutory bodies
  • Advice on designation
  • Acting as agent

We are able to provide our services individually or as a complete project package combining our heritage expertise with that of our town planning, landscape, design and research team counterparts to provide a fully integrated and multi-disciplinary service.