Heritage Property

Professional building consulting and contract oversight services tailored to the heritage property industry
We offer guidance on planning applications and technical support for individuals seeking to maintain and renovate heritage and listed structures.

Heritage Property Surveys

Specialised building consulting services tailored for owners of heritage and listed properties are a hallmark of Winfields Group. With a wealth of experience in both commercial and residential sectors, we are well-versed in working with these unique structures.

When it comes to buildings of historical significance, we approach each project with meticulous care, offering our clients expert guidance and technical advice for heritage planning applications, as well as repairs and renovations. Our seasoned team possesses extensive knowledge in crafting Heritage Statements and Design & Access Statements, all the while maintaining positive rapport with Conservation Officers throughout the Southern Counties and London.

Our team of RICS-certified surveyors stands ready to assist heritage and listed property owners in specifying approved conservation work and overseeing all contractual matters.

If you’re in the midst of planning a renovation or repair for your listed or heritage property and require consultancy and guidance, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.

What do we cover?

  • Planning applications
  • Heritage statements and Design and Access statements
  • Coordination with conservation officers
  • Planned preventative maintenance
  • Technical advice on repairs and renovation
  • Specifying conservation approved works
  • Contract administration
  • Technical Due Diligence
  • Frequently Asked Questions

    A heritage property survey is a comprehensive assessment conducted by experts to evaluate the historical, architectural, and structural aspects of a building with historical significance. It aims to document the property’s heritage value, identify potential issues, and provide recommendations for its preservation and maintenance.

    Heritage property surveys are essential for property owners, buyers, or preservationists to understand the historical and architectural significance of a building. These surveys help in making informed decisions about renovations, restorations, or compliance with heritage regulations while preserving the property’s unique character.

    Heritage property surveys should be conducted by experienced professionals with expertise in historical architecture and conservation. Ideally, you should hire a qualified heritage consultant or a certified building surveyor who specializes in heritage properties to ensure accurate assessments and recommendations.

    A heritage property survey report typically includes details about the property’s historical background, architectural features, structural condition assessment, recommendations for preservation, and any necessary repairs or renovations. It may also provide guidance on compliance with heritage regulations and guidelines.

    The duration and cost of a heritage property survey can vary depending on the size, complexity, and location of the property. Generally, surveys can take several weeks to complete, and costs depend on the extent of research and assessments required. It’s advisable to request quotes from heritage consultants or surveyors to get a better understanding of the time and expenses involved.

    If you are looking to source a survey for your heritage property, please contact us today for a quote from one of our RICS Chartered Surveyors.

    Bristol

    Henleaze Business Centre,
    13 Harbury Road, Henleaze,
    Bristol BS9 4PN
    Tel: 01172 872199

    London

    56 Gloucester Road,
    South Kensington,
    London SW7 4UB
    Tel: 020 3633 2515

    Exeter

    Unit 2b Manaton Court,
    Manaton Close, Marsh Barton,
    Exeter EX2 8PF
    Tel: 01392 984364

    Taunton

    Bridge House,
    7 Bridge Street
    Taunton TA1 1TG
    Tel: 01823 765057

    Plymouth

    24-26 George Place
    Plymouth
    PL1 3NY
    Tel: 01752 936567