Castle House Heritage Consulting


10 Park Street, Stourbridge, West Midlands  DY8 1BY
Tel  07932 772444

http://www.castlehouseheritage.co.uk/
Which IHBC Branch are you based in?

West Midlands


Which county are you based in?

Staffordshire (working nationally)

Describe the work your company carries out

Castle House Heritage Consulting is a specialist practice working nationally providing heritage planning, design and technical advice to a range of private and public sector clients.

Who we work for:

  • Historic Building Owners
  • Planning Consultants
  • Architects
  • Developers National House Builders
  • Local Authorities
  • Landscape Architects
  • Legal Advisers
  • Public Bodies
  • Charities


Services to the private sector

  • Advice regarding Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas
  • Heritage Statements supporting Planning Applications
  • Negotiation with local and national planning authoritiesEnvironmental Impact Assessments (EIA)
  • Environmental Statements (ES)
  • Expert witness at Planning Appeals and Public Inquiry
  • Building recording & analysis


Services to public bodies and charities

  • Locum support for LPAs
  • Conservation Area Appraisals and Management Proposals
  • Buildings-at-risk Surveys
  • Local list surveys
  • Grant applications
  • Heritage Planning Guidance (SPD)
  • Characterisation Studies
  • Conservation Management Plans
  • Urban Regeneration Advice
  • Commissioning Public Art


Give examples of up to three projects you have undertaken

Project Name: The Shambles, Newent, Gloucestershire
Client's Agent: DNS Planning Ltd Project location, (Gloucester)
Project Description: Town centre residential development of 8 new dwellings on site of previous museum.
Services provided: Site assessment and historic research to inform development potential. Negotiation with local authority. Provision of a Heritage Statement in support of planning application.


Project name: Ranton Abbey Estate, Staffordshire
Client's Agent: Grainger PLC (London)
Project Description: Preparation for sale of a country estate including Listed Buildings and Scheduled Ancient Monument.
Services Provided: Summary appraisal of development potential and procedures within heritage constraints to inform potential purchasers.


Project name: Langley Heath Farm, Sutton Coldfield
Client's Agent: CT Planning Ltd (Lichfield)
Project Description: Extension and alteration of a listed building.
Services Provided: Architectural assessment and historic research to inform development potential. Negotiation with local authority. Provision of a Heritage Statement in support of planning and Listed Building Consent application.


Project Name: Grand Lodge, Lichfield, Staffordshire
Client's Agent: Park House Design Ltd (Rugeley)
Project Description: Major contemporary styled extension and addition of outbuildings to listed building in green belt.
Services Provided: Architectural assessment and historic research to inform development potential. Negotiation with local authority and Councillors. Provision of a Heritage Statement proposing enabling development in support of planning and Listed Building Consent application.

HESPR 'Designated Service Adviser'

Name: Julian C Bagg

Job title: Director

Tel:  07932772444

Email:  jcbagg@msn.com

Which of the following roles do you consider your company carries out under the HESPR scheme?

Historic Building conservation

Conservation planning YES

Architectural design and new build in historic areas  

Historical research YES

Historic area assessments YES

Project Management  YES

Archaeology Yes (Building recording)

Other  

  • Urban design advice
  • Grant applications
  • Expert witness at Planning Appeals and Public Inquiry