Taylor’s Bell Foundry Leicestershire

Taylor’s has been producing high quality bells in Loughborough since 1859 and is the last major bellfoundry in Britain. The sound of Taylor bells can be heard throughout the world from Australia to Africa, and from the Americas to Europe.  Project Summary Over the last 160 years, the buildings have been extended, altered and demolished […]

Royal Hospital Chelsea

The Royal Chelsea Hospital’s story began over 300 years ago during the reign of King Charles II, whose vision for a home for veteran soldiers was brought to life by Sir Christopher Wren. He was commissioned to design and erect the building.  Project Summary Royal Hospital Chelsea has been awarded a grant from the National […]

Leicester Cathedral Revealed

Leicester Cathedral is the mother church for the Diocese of Leicester and the seat of the Bishop of Leicester. King Richard III was reburied in the Cathedral in 2015 following the discovery of his remains in what was the friary of Greyfriars. Project Summary Through the Leicester Cathedral Revealed project, the cathedral aspires to be […]

Lord Leycester Hospital Warwick

Lord Leycester Hospital is a Grade I Listed building set within a Grade II Listed garden in Warwick. It is a medieval treasure with a 700 year unbroken legacy of people living on this site and a precious collection of half-timbered buildings. The first building was the original chapel, built in 1123. Project Summary Messenger […]

Lincoln Medieval Bishops’ Palace

Lincoln Medieval Bishops’ Palace was built in 1163 to house the Bishop of Lincoln who would be at the head of the largest diocese, making it one of the most important buildings in the country.  The English Civil War was the main cause of the ruin of the palace as it was set on fire […]

The Hallelujah Project Handel & Hendrix

Handel House is a Grade I Listed building located on Brook Street in Mayfair, London. Handel lived and composed music in this Georgian house for 36 years. Jimi Hendrix later resided in the property in the late 20th century.  Project Summary The Hallelujah project includes the conversion of the lower ground and ground floor areas […]

Middletons Yard, Worksop

Worksop Central is set for widespread regeneration and growth over the next 20 years or so. The Town Council has a long-term vision and objectives for the town centre and its surrounds, with the overarching aim of reinvigorating the town centre offer, to ensure Worksop’s central area is better able to adapt and grow, to […]

Oxburgh Hall Norfolk

Despite being built during the Wars of the Roses, Oxburgh Hall in Norfolk was never intended to be a castle but a family home. Completed in 1482 for Sir Edmund Bedingfeld, the family has lived here ever since and continues to call it home today. Project Summary Extensive roof repairs and stabilization were undertaken, following […]

Cogges Manor Farm, Oxfordshire

The Wheat and Barley barns are a dominant feature of an unspoiled farmyard within the heart of the Cogges Manor site near Witney in Oxfordshire. Dating back to the 18th century, the condition of the roofs had regraded over many years. It became an immediate priority of the Trust to ensure that these magnificent buildings […]

Samuel Wyatt Vinery Holkham Estate

Situated opposite the main gates to the Holkham Walled Gardens, the Samuel Wyatt Vinery was built to house a collection of vines, exotic flowers and fruit trees for the Coke of Norfolk (1st Earl, 2nd Creation). Built in 1890’s, the vinery was part of  a wider phase of buildings, all designed by the architect Samuel […]