Castle House Heritage Consulting

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

Client: Christies Auctioneers (agent Frazer Randall Ltd)
Project: Total refurbishment of Christies Grade II listed showrooms at St James, London
Role: To provide advice and Heritage Statements for Listed Building Consent applications.

Client: Knight Frank Plc
Project: Residential development (795 dwellings, retail units and power plant) within the setting of Bolsover Castle, Derbyshire.
Role: To provide a Heritage Chapter for an Environmental Statement and Masterplan in support of a planning application.

HESPR 'Designated Service Adviser'

Name: Julian C Bagg

Job title: Director

Tel:  07932772444


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)


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