The debate on the retrofit of listed buildings is more news than ever. Find out about Historic Building Studio views on the topic.Read article
Articles on listed buildings
See below Historic Building Studio’s articles on different topics related to listed buildings. A place to learn tips for a successful renovation and planning application. For instance, valuable tips to understand and make the most of your listed building to the story that explains why some historic buildings are listed.
But if you want to learn something else about your listed building and can’t find it here. Let me know. Feel free to contact me.
Pre-application or Pre-app
One-size-fits-all does not work with listed buildings, Pre-apps can be of great help when handling a complex project or a risky proposal. Understand its benefits...Read article
Composition: an alternative to plaster
Usually confused with plaster, composition or 'compo' has unique qualities and history. In this article, you'll learn how to identify and care for it.Read article
How a Certificate of lawfulness could help
How could a Certificate of lawfulness help when doing works to my listed building? And how does it work? Find all about it.Read article
How to get Planning permission for listed buildings
How does planning permission for listed building work? Find out about my step by step process.Read article
Clapham Park, the dream of Thomas Cubitt
During the early nineteenth century, Thomas Cubitt saw a long commute from London to Clapham as an opportunity. His mission was to convert the empty...Read article
What is a heritage consultant in relation to a listed building?
If you own a listed building, you could benefit from the service of a heritage consultant. Learn more about what they can offer at different...Read article
What is listed curtilage and that is apply to my property?
Listed protection can extend to nearby buildings that have been part of the land of the listed building since 1st July 1948.Read article
Do I need planning permission or listed building consent?
If your proposed works affect a listed building you'll need listed building consent. But if the works affect also the outside, you'll need to add...Read article
A mini history of Putney
From pre-historic times to the 20th century Putney was in constant change. Look for the buildings that tell you about the past of your area.Read article
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