Heritage planning for historic property owners – kitchens, bathrooms and internal layouts

Extend the kitchen or create space for a new bathroom Good design requires the retention of […]

Historic property owners – do you need to alter external features?

Need to change doors and windows, new rooflights or dormers? Upgrading or replacing doors and windows […]

Historic property owners – why is setting important?

Thinking about new build within or adjacent to historic settings? Those deciding your planning application will […]

Historic property owners – understanding the importance of curtilage

What is curtilage and why is it important? It is important because, generally, applicants cannot build […]

Historic property owners – considering demolition or adjacent new build?

Partial Demolition Before deciding which features to retain and remove, begin with a thorough assessment of […]

The Crooked House pub – its heritage and community value

A little history The Crooked House was located in Himley, in the Black Country region of […]

Heritage planning for historic property owners – repairs

What permissions are needed? I’m sometimes asked to provide a brief rather than full assessment as […]

Heritage planning for historic property owners – permissions

Welcome to our heritage conservation blog! As custodians of historic buildings, we understand the delicate balance […]