There are numerous aspects that require a sustainable approach when dealing with living in traditional buildings and maintaining them for future generations. A representative sample is shown below. 

Advice can be provided on the following:

  • Pre-purchase advice for listed buildings
  • Historical development/building history for owner interest or local authority requirement
  • Design and Access Statements/Heritage Statements, Statements of Significance for Planning
  • Site attendance at local authority site meetings
  • Repair advice for walls, roofs, floors, chimneys, window/door joinery issues
  • Lime renders and plasters - when and where to use and how to obtain
  • Heating for traditional buildings
  • Understanding 'breathability' and 'thermal store' technology for walls and floors
  • Damp and how to cure
  • Renewables - when and where to locate them on buildings
  • Green Deal advice for old buildings

Please contact me to book an appointment for specific, on-site advice and follow-up report. 

Fees are modest and are designed mainly to cover mileage and printing costs.

Advice can be offered in Shropshire, the Welsh Borders, North and Mid Wales.