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Heritage and Townscape

We promote and manage change to sustain and enhance the significance of our historic environment and quality of our townscapes

Our specialist team has strength and depth. It combines academic and practical strengths, knowledge and experience with a track record of success in heritage, landscape, townscape and visual impact assessment.

We work alongside and independently of our other services and assess heritage significance and townscape character to promote change and create successful places.

Our products and services

Heritage research, advice and strategy

Insight to the nature of heritage assets affected by change to provide advice, inform proactive strategies and lead discussion

Assessment of heritage significance and setting

Understanding and interpretation of heritage value within the framework of policy, guidance, best practice and experience

Heritage statements and advocacy

Articulating the impact of change in bespoke documents and leading proactive engagement with statutory authorities

Designation advice and representation

Designation risk assessment, rebuttal and representations to heritage-led policy

ES Heritage chapters

Technical assessment of built heritage impacts for Environmental Impact Assessment

Heritage appeals and inquiries

Expert advice and support for planning appeals and expert evidence at public inquiries

Townscape assessments and TVIA

Appraisal and analysis of townscape character and robust assessments of potential impacts of development on townscape character and views

Latest project

Featured project

30 Grosvenor Square (U.S. Embassy)

  • Client: Qatari Diar
  • Turley office: London
  • Status: Under construction

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