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Adapt your listed building to create your dream home with your heritage consultant Historic Building Studio

Eva Palacios ARB IHBC MSc MA

Architect + Heritage Consultant in London

Overcome the planning challenges for your listed building when renovating, extending or buying.

Your London heritage consultant will walk you through every step of the journey to make the most of your listed building.

Advice, reports, research and architectural photography bespoke to you and your building.​

My expertise in listed buildings have been useful to homeowners and :

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Heritage consultant services for

Homeowners

Do you live in a listed building or conservation area?
Could your home do with some improvement?

Architects and Interior Designers

Do you lack heritage expertise in-house?
Or need an expert’s point of view?

Developers

Is your proposal adjacent to a listed building or in a conservation area?

Articles on listed buildings

What can a heritage consultancy like Historic Building Studio do for you and your listed home? Read case studies and which aspects to consider when owning, buying or adapting a listed home.

What the heritage consultant Historic Building Studio can do for you and your listed building

Advice and ideas

Explore what suits you better and is in keeping with the historic value of your building.

Get answers to your queries and see any limitations.

Advice that strengthens your proposal to get you closer to your goals.

“Eva's expert knowledge and creativity have proved invaluable and I wouldn’t hesitate to work with her on future projects.”
Adele Spark
Assistant Prodcucer at STV

The heritage consultancy Historic Building Studio can work on different ideas for your listed building
Option studies for a glass connection in a converted farm in Berkshire

Reports and design for planning permission

Increase your chances of getting planning permission.

Avoid wasting time and money on a proposal that devalues your building and the council will not approve.

Develop a robust proposal that considers the peculiarities of your building and its area.

My detailed reports will help you make a case that speaks the language of the conservation officer.

“Thanks to Eva, obtaining planning permission was smoother than I expected.”​
Ben Roost
Lambeth homeowner
Grade II listed building in a London conservation area required repairs and a new building next to it

Assessing before buying

Get clarity on previous unauthorised alterations and how to solve them.

Reassuring you when no work is needed or considering your options when it is.

My expert advice will help you understand the compatibility between your plans and the possibilities of your future listed building.

“Eva gave me reassurance and understanding about the building and its condition, which led to purchase with confidence and enthusiasm.”​
Jack Bennett
Buyer of a grade II listed building
Historic Building Studio can help you when buying a listed building
Grade II listed building assessed for purchase in St Albans

Homeowners

Do you live in a listed building or conservation area? Could your home do with some improvement?

Architects and Interior Designers

Do you lack heritage expertise in-house?
Or need an expert’s point of view?

Developers

Is your proposal adjacent to a listed building or in a conservation area?