Heritage Architecture Ltd

Building Consultant, Manchester

Manchester, Greater Manchester
Commensurate on experience
28 May 2019
28 Jun 2019
Job (Function)
Contract Type
Full Time

Based in Canada House, Chepstow Street, Manchester. Fluency in spoken and written English essential and a knowledge and experience of UK planning laws concerning conservation areas, listed and historic buildings.

The candidate does not need to be an architect.

Experienced Historic Building Consultant.


  • Advising clients, architects and other consultants as to how to interpret matters relating to the historic environment.
  • Applying and advising appropriate conservation principles and philosophy; statutory national, regional and local legislation relevant to each project.
  • Developing, maintaining and promoting standards for the conservation, repair and maintenance of the historic built environment.
  • Assisting with developing and encouraging good conservation practice on all projects.

Heritage Services

  • Developing strategies and preservation plans for the conservation of historic and/or listed buildings.
  • Production of surveys of significance and condition of buildings, to be presented in the form of drawings, details, written schedules and specifications.
  • Production of appraisals and analysis of character of individual buildings and areas.
  • Production of Impact Assessments, Policy Compliance and Justification Statement.
  • Providing conservation and design advice to clients, architects and other professionals.
  • Negotiating/discussing/meetings with local authority planning officers, conservation officers, English Heritage officers and others; to progress and manage commissions, including presentations to interested groups and parties. 
  • Attending meetings and communicating with clients and other disciplines to establish their needs.
  • Working closely with a team of other professionals such as architects, planners, engineers, construction managers and quantity surveyors providing advice to fulfil conservation standards.
  • Planning and monitoring resources on projects.

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