Architects : Conservation Architects
Architectural practices included in this section have a well established reputation for conservation architecture, which is a substantial part of the practice’s work. These will include architects who are accredited in conservation, spab scholars or who have a degree or diploma in architectural conservation.
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Acanthus Holden Architects are in general practice, with a commitment to the conservation and creative reuse of old buildings and the care of the environment. We are a founder member of Acanthus Associated Architectural Practices Ltd. We share a commitment to quality in design and a belief that good architecture for the region is best provided by regional architects. Most staff have a long association with the West Wales area and share the history and aspirations of the local community. Projects vary from pedestrian bridges in historic landscapes to large hotels. Clients include individuals, local communities and corporate bodies.
Arrol & Snell is an award winning architectural practice based in Shrewsbury with UK wide coverage. Recent projects include major repairs at York Minster, Lincoln Castle and Wenlock Abbey. Clients include private and corporate owners, Churches and Cathedrals, National Heritage agencies and Local Authorities. We have a comprehensive range of skills and wide experience across the Heritage sector.
Avanti Architects are an award winning design practice, established in 1981 with a broad portfolio of work in conservation, commercial, health, residential and education. Founded on providing strategic design advice based on innovation, flexibility and sustainability, we redefine established ideas of building use and challenge traditional working practices. Avanti have worked on over 150 listed buildings, ranging from an Elizabethan manor house in Hackney, to Jesus College Cambridge to the Penguin Pool at London Zoo. These buildings have comprised houses, public buildings, schools, universities, railway stations and churches and have included several estates of Georgian and Victorian housing.
An architect experienced in building repair and conservation. Recent projects include advising on proposed developments adjacent to Red Square, Moscow; masonry conservation projects at University College School, Hampstead, Wiston House, Sussex, Westminster Abbey Chapter House and Dover Castle, both for English Heritage, and reconstruction of the Leptis Magna Ruins at Windsor Great Park for Crown Estate. Projects include the repair and adaptation of Listed houses and churches, surveys and conservation strategies for national and international monuments, townscapes and landscapes. Barry Stow is a member of ICOMOS, SPAB and EASA and is Conservation Director of Marcus Beale Architects.
Beech Tyldesley are a long established firm of architects undertaking most types of building project throughout the West of England. From their beginning in 1948, principally as church architects, the practice quickly grew and now has a varied portfolio of building types, notably schools, community buildings, residential projects and historic buildings, as well as being inspecting architects for many churches in Somerset and beyond. Their particular speciality is in designing new buildings in environmentally sensitive historic town or village settings. The Principal, Mark Taylor, has 20 years experience in design and historic buildings conservation and is AABC accredited.
We are architects and historic building consultants, with extensive experience in the conservation and repair of historic buildings, including parish churches, cathedrals and houses. We also have particular skills in the design of new buildings within conservation areas, one-off and multiple residential developments and schools across all education age groups.
Buttress Fuller Alsop Williams is a creative practice offering an exciting mix of conservation architecture, restoration and repair, plus new design insertions and extensions that sensitively integrate new technology and resolve issues of access.
The practice’s historic buildings team includes accredited conservation architects and is increasingly recognised by other construction professionals as the first choice for conservation architecture consultancy. The practice's designs connect the individual needs of client and user, the site, aspirations and budget. Projects include historic houses, museums and galleries, major churches and cathedrals, public buildings and regeneration schemes.
Caroe & Partners
Wells BA5 2RB,
Also London, Cardiff & Ledbury
Tel 01749 677561
Caroe & Partners aim to provide an original and distinctive approach to new work combined with extensive experience and a scholarly approach to the care of historic buildings. Since its foundation in 1884, the practice has been associated with the care of historic buildings and imaginative new buildings on sensitive sites. We have an established reputation for imaginative alterations to historic buildings and new buildings in heritage settings. Our experience of traditional materials and techniques is used as the basis of our work but embrace new methods wherever appropriate.
We work with English Heritage and some of our works include Leeds Castle, St Martin-in-the-fields and St Davids Cathedral.
Cazenove has experience in working in historic settings, providing fresh and contemporary insight into uses of listed buildings and conservation areas. Our expertise is recognised by the English Heritage and local authority conservation teams. We are committed to finding innovative solutions that will enable historic buildings to be sympathetically adapted for future use.
RIBA Conservation Register Specialist Conservation Architect with 20+ years’ experience in all sectors. Particular knowledge and understanding of the challenges facing welsh heritage. Relevant skills and accreditation for managing the most sensitive of sites and satisfying grant funders criteria. Ethos is to properly care for existing fabric with minimum intervention and create sympathetic, authentic new work. Full range of dedicated multidisciplinary services available for projects involving maintenance, repair, renewal, alteration and extension through to new build within historic context. Workable solutions to suit any brief or budget whether you’re a tenant, owner, developer or working in the construction industry.
Clague's extensive work with historic buildings takes into account the requirements of the client, local authorities and grant aiding bodies. The key focus of the design team's work in this area is the creation of schemes that are sensitive to their context and allow innovative new uses for historic buildings and sites. Having worked with Historic England, SPAB, DACs, local authorities and leading conservation bodies, Clague is able to offer expertise on a number of sectors requiring listed building consents and faculties. Additionally the company has special expertise related to church design including repairs, reordering and the obtaining of grants.
We are a new and ambitious practice, established on a foundation of vast experience gained through working in various specialist fields of architecture. We are dedicated to the design of new, and repair of old buildings and structures, offering our clients an individual working relationship from start to finish. Combining the efforts of six architects, structural engineers, quantity surveyors and 3D graphic designers, Crosby Granger Architects brings together extensive experience of new innovative architecture and master-planning, with a specialism in heritage building conservation and the use of traditional craftsmanship
Founded in 1988, DSH Architects has considerable experience in working with the renovation and conservation of older buildings, whether this is with listed buildings, historic conservation of churches or period older buildings that need updating and renovating. Based in Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, we offer a personal client based service for all projects large and small. The practice also specialise in green architecture, striving to make each of our designs as ecological and energy efficient as possible. We are a RIBA chartered practice and a member of the SPAB.
Our Practice established in 1992 provides a comprehensive range of architectural and planning services. We have considerable conservation experience in the design, planning and completion of public, ecclesiastical, educational and domestic buildings and specialise in obtaining Listed Building consent in difficult situations. Our work with clients aims to find imaginative solutions to the commissions they bring us. We want your project to significantly enhance your organisation or personal life and therefore our expertise is focused on achieving this goal. The design pulse seeks to find a genuine, fresh approach with a pattern of thought complementary to an analysis of your brief and the site.
Donald Insall Associates has over fifty years experience in the conservation, repair and adaptation of historic buildings, the conservation and regeneration of historic towns and the design of new buildings in sensitive areas. With a qualified staff of nearly ninety the Practice offers a comprehensive range of skills, within a flexible organisation to respond to client requirements for projects of all sizes over a wide geographical area. The Practice's projects and personnel have received over 160 awards for excellence in conservation, design and craftsmanship.
Architects, Historic Buildings Consultants, Project Managers: we believe in preserving the integrity of built heritage, and the importance of keeping it alive and relevant, balancing conservation with sustainability. Our knowledge of historical conservation methods and materials informs our work in repairs, conservation and restoration. This technical expertise, commercial acumen and experience in statutory matters underpins our approach to adaptation and design of new buildings in historic sites. Key clients include the Parliamentary Estate, Cabinet Office, Portman Estate, British Academy, Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn, Transport for London, Supreme Court & Ministry of Justice, Somerset House Trust & Historic Royal Palaces.
Francis Roberts Architects have extensive experience in the design, construction and adaptation of buildings. Our portfolio includes historic building repair, new buildings and urban design. Working on projects in a geographical area spanning from the Isles of Scilly to Cumbria, we are consulting architects to the Duchy of Cornwall and members of the Professional Network of the Prince's Foundation for Building Community. Two architects in the practice are AABC registered.
Established in 1973 and trading as GHK Architects, Gilmore Hankey Kirke Ltd is an award winning practice based in Central London. We specialise in sensitive contemporary and traditional design for sustainable projects that include new build, refurbishment, historic building conservation and creative re-use. Our track record is diverse and includes work for central government departments, government agencies, local authorities, institutions, developers, investors and private individuals throughout the UK and overseas.
HMDW Architects has wide ranging and rigorous expertise in conservation and restoration, and new work, drawing on experience from developments of grade I, II* and II listed buildings. Churches have included St Augustine’s, Highbury, St Andrews, Earlsfield, Sir John Soane's St Peter's Walworth, and St. Mary and St. Gabriel, South Harting working on restoration, extensions, interiors and crypts. The practice has restored The Phoenix Cinema, the country’s oldest continuously running cinema. We are currently embarking on extensive reworking and crypt excavation of St Jude’s Church, South Kensington. Directors Simon Dyson and Nicholas Weedon are AABC accredited.
IWA Architects is based in Clitheroe in the heart of the Ribble Valley. Ivan Wilson is AABC accredited and undertakes an interesting mix of conservation and new build design projects in historic settings. We have been involved with numerous conservation projects for essential repairs including work on National Trust properties, public buildings and churches. We have worked on the renovation of listed churches in the North-West with grant aid from EH and HLF and other sources. Most of our work relates to historic and listed building and we also enjoy the challenge of designing new buildings within historic contexts.
Established in 1909, John D Clarke (Chartered) Architects has a longstanding reputation for high quality architecture, design, building conservation and project management. Working from a main office in Eastbourne and with an increasing presence in Brighton, the practice undertakes a wide range of architectural and conservation projects throughout Sussex and the South East. A dedicated and enthusiastic team of architects, technologists and office staff constantly strive to provide a professional and reliable service with flair and a strong belief in the intrinsic value of a beautiful built environment.
Our practice focuses on high quality projects, often for historic buildings and difficult sites with conservation issues, and private houses and new buildings in sensitive settings. We aim to provide innovative, practical and beautiful design on historic and new buildings using appropriate materials and classic detailing with a sustainable, whole building approach to modern materials and technologies. We have three AABC accredited architects and a conservation surveyor and our clients include private individuals and estates, businesses, The National Trust, Exmoor National Park, English Heritage and other government agencies. We care for over 100 churches throughout the West Country.
Kay Pilsbury Thomas Architects
Essex CB10 2TJ
Tel 01799 599208 Fax 01799 599965
Kay Pilsbury Thomas Architects is a family practice of chartered architects and interior designers passionate about historic buildings. We are dedicated to working with old and listed buildings, from country houses to town houses, cottages, barn conversions, manor houses, hotels, schools and churches, specialising in high quality conversions, extensions and adaptations. KPT work on projects in Essex, Suffolk, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire and London. We are familiar with the conservation officers and planners in these areas and have a select, high-quality list of local craftsmen & builders to ensure your building is finished to a superb standard.
Knox-McConnell Architects was established in 2007 by Ulrike Knox RIBA AABC. They provide specialised architectural conservation consultancy services for historic buildings, particularly ecclesiastical, and can put together a team of building professionals tailored to your needs. Ulrike has over fifteen years of professional experience in the heritage sector and has led teams of the most eminent crafts people and conservators on many outstanding grade one listed buildings. She is the Cathedral Architect for Bradford and Liverpool Cathedrals. She was also project architect for many projects at St Paul’s including the £11m Internal Cleaning and Conservation Project.
We provide residents and owners of historic buildings with a range of conservation services and full architectural services. Le Lay Architects are experienced in the conservation, repair and alteration of Georgian to Edwardian homes and properties. We believe in a sensitive and knowledge based approach to renovation or alteration with attention to sustainability and health. This has helped us to unlock difficult or challenging planning conditions. We care about all buildings with historic interest or within a conservation area as well as prestigious listed buildings. Le Lay Architects is an RIBA Chartered Practice and a member of the Green Register.
Malcolm Fryer Architects offer a unique combination of sensitive contemporary design and historic building expertise, from careful building repairs to large scale adaptive reuse and master planning. Our design philosophy seeks creative and flexible yet robust solutions, respecting the significance of existing buildings whilst adding contemporary distinction. The practice seeks to make buildings sustainable in the widest sense, reflecting social, economic and environmental needs, a ‘Long Life, Loose Fit’ approach. We have designed and delivered award winning buildings for a wide range of private, institutional and ecclesiastical clients. RIBA membership and historic building conservation accreditation (AABC) ensures the highest standards.
Molyneux Kerr Architects wide experience covers all stages of work to Historic Buildings and Conservation Areas, including matters related to Planning Legislation. The practice has produced a significant body of award-winning work demonstrating high professional standards, good construction and fine aesthetic judgement. AABC and RIBA Conservation Specialist accredited.
Our conservation practice has developed over many years and we have a reputation for delivering exemplar advice and specialist conservation services to client's throughout the South West region. The conservation skills that our team possess have been recognised in our appointment to the Homes & Communities Agency’s Heritage Advisory Panel. We have an extensive portfolio of projects on listed buildings and have completed projects in the World Heritage Sites of the Ironbridge Gorge and the City of Bath. Senior members of the conservation team are AABC accreditated and on three local DAC lists.
Nick Cox Architects combines experience and expertise in the field of conservation with an enthusiasm for new design. As well as working on new projects, Nick Cox Architects is advising on architectural matters at Blenheim Palace, Woburn Abbey, Winchester Cathedral, Wells Cathedral, Kedleston Hall, Calke Abbey, other private properties and a number of churches. We undertake Master Planning work, HLF projects and design of new buildings including notable projects at Stowe Music School and Calke Abbey Café. The practice adopts a creative approach to finding appropriate solutions for construction and design problems.
Nick Joyce Architects LLP, established in 2003, specialise in historic building projects in a wide area centred around the West Midlands. Projects include listed building repair and extension, barn conversions, church conservation, timber frame repair, local authority conservation advice, HLF, English Heritage and Natural England grant aided projects, as well as new build. Nick Joyce established his practice in Worcester in 1989, and is the founding member of the LLP. He is a church architect for many local churches and is AABC accredited. All other partners in the LLP have a minimum of 12 years experience in historic building work.
Overton Architects was formed by Mike Overton, and archives from their predecessors go back to the 19th century. The team has extensive experience of new build projects and existing and historic buildings, across a broad range of building types. The practice currently cares for in excess of 100 churches in the North of England. Architects within the team have EASA membership and AABC accreditation.
PCPT's practice includes accredited Conservation Architects. They are active in the community of the West Midlands and work on Grade I, II and II* listed buildings including Enveloping schemes for shopping parades to improve trade and the environment in Birmingham and the Black Country. Recent inner city renewal schemes in historic areas include masterplans for Coventry, Northampton, Wolverhampton and for larger estates as at Great Barr Hall. Where historic or desk-top research and analysis is required they have staff with academic qualifications including MA in Architectural History.
Founded in 2003 Peart Bradley Architects is a Nottingham based firm of architects.
Bruce Bradley gained conservation experience working as site architect on an Elizabethan hall from 1986-88, has a diploma in Historic Building Conservation and has AABC accreditation. He is on the approved list of architects for the Southwell Diocese, Nottingham, for work on listed church buildings
Peregrine Bryant specialises in building conservation, the repair and sensitive alteration of historic and listed buildings, quinquennial reports, grant aided heritage work and high quality ecological new build. The practice offers full architectural services, in collaboration with trusted structural engineers and other specialists as necessary. It also advises on interior fitting and landscape design. Commended in the 2011 Georgian Group Architectural Awards for a New Building in the Classical Tradition. Previous clients include the National Trust, Landmark Trust, Vivat Trust, Royal Hospital Chelsea, Crown Estate and Duchy of Cornwall, as well as London clubs and private owners of historic buildings.
As a team of conservation and ecclesiastical specialists, PPIY combine creative strategies with a proven knowledge of best practice. AABC & RICS Conservation Accredited members take a lead role from conception to completion. The practice delivers feasibility studies, inspections, extensions, conversions and repair work; specialising in grant-funded projects that repurpose heritage for communities. They believe excellence is achieved through craftsmanship and collaboration in both design and construction. Listening closely to clients, PPIY tailor the process to suit individual needs and aspirations. Focused on project delivery, their professional advice draws on their experience creating award-winning buildings.
Purcell works as one family of many experts: architects, designers, heritage leaders and specialist consultants. Ideally placed in key regions covering the UK and Asia Pacific, the practice undertakes projects largely in eight sectors. Clients come to Purcell when they need to make sense of their project. Complex scenarios involving historic sites, heritage buildings, admired places and their transformation, and building new structures and spaces. Purcell has been practicing for seven decades making sure our clients’ buildings are designed for use today and for future generations.
rhp is an award-winning architectural practice, offering comprehensive technical skills and expertise in delivering exceptional architectural services for a wide range of clients. Inspired to blend functional and technical requirements with environmental and heritage stewardship, we have extensive experience in the conservation, repair and adaptation of historic buildings and new buildings in an historic setting. The listed buildings in our portfolio date from the 12th Century to the 1960s. Our conservation accredited team allies an understanding of architectural history, building crafts and traditional materials, with research and recording at the early stages to inform our considered, and appropriate, design solutions.
Radley House Partnership is an established and award-winning practice with a broad portfolio of notable work covering all building types. As accredited practitioners in the field of conservation they are committed to conserving the historic environment, both the structures and their surroundings. They have considerable specialist expertise. Their creative input is frequently required either in solving difficult conservation and /or structural problems, or devising modern interventions with historic buildings in the most appropriate and sensitive way.
Robert Shaw Architects
32 Foster Road,
London W4 4NY,
& Fair Winds Studio,
West Pentire Road,
Cornwall TR8 5RZ
Tel 0208 994 1599 (London) 01637 830042 (Cornwall)
Robert Shaw is a Conservation Accredited Architect and Historic Buildings Consultant with experience in a wide range of building types including urban terraces, country houses, education buildings and churches; and ranging across Mediaeval, Baroque, Georgian and Victorian. The practice carries out historic significance assessments and feasibility studies for alternative uses. Robert Shaw is a member of the London Diocese Advisory Committee and holds QI appointments in London, Guildford, Southwark and Truro.
They are an established architectural practice specialising in the conservation, repair and alteration of historic buildings and the sympathetic design of new buildings in historic settings. They are experienced and successful in applying for grant applications and statutory consents from the HLF, English Heritage, European and Regional Development Funds. An in-house architectural historian can research documentary evidence in regard to the evolution of a historic building. They specialise in understanding the history, construction and materials science of buildings. There is also a Bristol office.
We are a specialist heritage practice with over 30 years' experience of working with historic buildings and are passionate about conservation. The SPAB's philosophy of conservative repair informs the approach to all our work and we enjoy the challenge of designing alterations and extensions for historic buildings. Care for the environment and sustainability are major concerns and we pay close attention to detail, using both traditional and modern materials in our designs. Roger Mears is AABC and RIBA accredited, was a Guardian of the SPAB for 18 years and is a member of the London Diocesan Advisory Committee Plans Group.
The practice is best known for conservation work but, also has received awards for high quality new buildings. Senior members of staff have extensive experience and extra formal qualifications in conservation work. The practice is a RIBA Chartered Practice which means that we operate to the higher than normal standards required by the institute for this system, and operates from Worcester with easy access to the motorway and to rail networks which enables us to respond to projects over a wide geographical area.
Established in 1946 the award winning practice consists of chartered architects and historic building consultants, including RIBA SCA and AABC Conservation registered architects and specialists in a full range of historic building work large and small, contemporary design, particularly within sensitive locations , master planning and community based building projects. Services include Condition Surveys, Listed Building and Planning Applications, Quinquennial Inspections of Churches and other buildings, Conservation Management Plans, Archaeological Recording, Surveys and Research, Feasibility Studies. Current projects include works in Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Co Durham, Cumberland and North Yorkshire.
Stride Treglown are the thirteenth largest architectural practice in the UK with 9 offices including one in Abu Dhabi. We have over 240 members of staff and a turnover of £13m. Our historic building conservation service is provided by conservation qualified chartered building surveyors and architects. The team offers a complete service including; the preparation of historic building assessments / statements of significance, conservation management plans, historic building impact assessments, conservation area appraisals as well as prepare and manage planning and listed building consent applications and provide ad-hoc specialist conservation advice.
West Waddy ADP is a multi disciplinary practice combining architects, town planners and urban designers in one consultancy. The awards received for our work in the heritage sector underlines our expertise. Experience in specialist restoration and conservation techniques to listed buildings and scheduled monuments enables us to advise on the most appropriate methods of repair often utilising non intrusive solutions. We are AABC accredited conservation architects and members of the Institute of Historic Building Conservation.
Worthington Ashworth Jackson & Walker
109 Shaw Heath,
Stockport SK2 6QH
Tel 0161 477 2616
The Practice has considerable expertise in the conservation of historic buildings, from the repair and restoration of historic fabric to the extension and creative reuse of existing structures. All directors have experience of major projects involving listed buildings. Alan Jackson is AABC registered and an inspecting architect for the Diocese of Manchester. They also provide a full range of architectural and design services, from survey and project planning to detailed design and contract administration, on a variety of building types all over the UK.
, Woodhall, Woodhall Lane, Leeds, LS28 5NY Telephone 0113 255 4660 Fax 0113 256 9688
Acanthus Clews Architects
, Acanthus House, 57 Hightown Road, Banbury,
Oxfordshire, OX16 9BE
Telephone 01295 702600 Fax 01295 702601
Acanthus LW Architects
, Voysey House, Barley Mow Passage,
Chiswick, London W4 4PN Telephone 020 8994 2288 Fax 020 8747 9001
Acanthus WSM Architects
, Woodhall, Woodhall Lane, Leeds LS28 5NY Telephone 0113 2393414 Fax 0113) 2569688
Ferguson Mann Architects
, 18 Great George Street, Bristol BS1 5RH Telephone 0117 9299293
Giles Quarme & Associates
, 7 Bishops Terrace
London SE11 4UE Telephone 020 7582 0748 Fax 020 7793 8807
, St Michael's, Queen Street, Derby DE1 3SU
www.lathamarchitects.co.uk Telephone 01332 365777 Fax 01332 290314
Martin Ashley Architects
, The Stables, Friar Stile Road, Richmond, Surrey TW10 6NE Telephone 0208 948 7788 Fax 0208 948 5520
Parkes Lees Architects Ltd
, 4 Broad Street
Telephone 01566 772035 Fax 01566 772431
Stuart Page Architects
, Tunbridge Wells, Forge House, The Green,
Langton Green, Tunbridge Wells,
Kent TN3 0JB Telephone 01892 862 548 Fax 01892 863919