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Heritage and Townscape assessment wins supports for roof extension in Central London

A heritage assessment helped win support for a new extension on a building in a highly sensitive location in central London. The scheme will bring about the modernisation of the former BBC offices of Brock House, which opened in 1908  as the Philharmonic Hall. The building is characterised by the red brick walls and Portland …

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Friendly Street, Deptford

A Heritage Statement led to a successful planning application on a residential scheme in south east London. A new ground floor extension was proposed to the rear of a property located within a (Brookmill Road) Conservation Area. This meant a heritage assessment and justification was  required.   The urban context was assessed and issues concerning the …

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Madeira Terrace beach, Brighton

After research into the local heritage context, the building of a high rope climbing course above the existing Peter Pan’s Adventure Golf site on Madeira Drive, was given consent. Sited on the beach in the East Cliff Conservation Area and adjacent to the grade II listed Banjo Groyne and Madeira Terraces/ Lift, the proposed was …

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Private house, Mayfield, Surrey

A Heritage Statement formed part of a recently consented planning application for the development of an extension to the side of the listed building in Mayfield,  Wealden.  The house is an authentic example of the traditional ‘Sussex style’ vernacular with a ground storey of masonry and upper storeys of clay tile hanging  and large brick …

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A broad approach to setting of heritage assets

In a judgment handed down in July 2018 the Court of Appeal has confirmed that the setting of heritage assets “is not necessarily confined to visual or physical impact” but that other considerations are potentially relevant. This judgment resolved the tension between Lang J’s approach in the High Court and comments made by Lindblom LJ in R (Williams) [2017]  EWCA …

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Reconfiguration of space in listed flat in Kensington

A Heritage Statement was prepared to support the amalgamation of 4 bedsits on the top floor of a building in Hornton Street, to create one self-contained studio and associated internal changes. Understanding the significance of the existing in relation to the proposed showed the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea that change could be done …

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