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Urban Vision Enterprise

Liverpool Waterfront Office: Urban Vision EnterprisE , Suite 15, Oriel Chambers, 14 Water Street, Liverpool L2 8TD

Also at: North Staffordshire Office: Urban Vision EnterprisE , Foxlowe Arts Centre (1st Floor), Stockwell Street, Leek, Staffordshire ST13 6AD
Tel:  07973 522428

Which IHBC Branch are you based in?

North West

Which county are you based in?


Describe the work your company carries out

Chartered Town Planning and Regeneration Professional Consultancy. Social Enterprise not-for-profit). Heritage-related work includes: project development, asset business plans, project delivery, funding bids, community and stakeholder engagement, neighbourhood planning guidance and support, local plan evidence, character and urban design anaysis, training, education.

UVE provides policy advice to various UK and national professional and membership bodies.

UVE is a partner in the Government’s national neighbourhood planning support programme and authored the Locality Roadmap Guide to neighbourhood planning, which is used by neighbourhood planning bodies all around the country.

UVE works in partnership with Urban Vision North Staffordshire, the Centre for Sustainable Development and Design. This includes running an independent design review service.

Dave Chetwyn undertakes regular public speaking engagements on heritage, economic development and neighbourhood planning. In addition, he was the Indepdent Examiner for the first London-based neighbourhood plan.

Give examples of up to three projects you have undertaken

Project 1
Name: Gloucester Heritage Strategy 2019-2029
Location: Gloucester
Client: Local Planning Authority

Description: Preparation of evidence document and district-wide Heritage Strategy, dealing with heritage-led regeneration, management, protection and delivery.

Project 2
Name: Heritage Review
Location: Enfield
Client: London Borough of Enfield
Undertaking a survey of the London Borough of Enfield, identifying new items for the local list and reviewing existing items. The project included building a volunteer base of over 40 volunteers, developing and delivering a training and monitoring strategy, reviewing nominations, undertaking public consultation and developing a new local list.

Project 3
Name: Pugin Bicentenary Celebrations
Location: Staffordshire Moorlands

Client: Cheadle Better Welcome Group
As part of a community celebration to mark the bicentenary of A.W.N Pugin, Urban Vision delivered 42 intergenerational community projects over a 12 month period. The programme of activity included a community carnival, running a heritage community centre, managing exhibits and programmes, delivering opportunities for volunteers, and a schools education programme.

Urban Vision engaged with local civic societies and amenity groups, schools, community organisations, local partners and the wider community. Our community documentary provides a legacy and promotional tool, incorporating film footage, images and animation, narrated by local people, and using elements from the education & community participation events & interactive workshops. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0Nyn0If6Cc&feature=youtu.be

HESPR 'Designated Service Adviser'

Name: Dave Chetwyn

Job title: Managing Director

Tel:  07973 522428 

Email: info@uvecic.co.uk

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

Historic Building conservation YES

Conservation planning YES

Architectural design and new build in historic areas  YES

Historical research YES

Historic area assessments YES

Project Management  YES



Project Development.
Funding bids.
Feasibility studies.
Heritage asset business plans.
Training and capacity building.
Policy and guidance.
Heritage evidence bases.
Heritage-led regeneration schemes.
Audience participation projects.
Design review and enabling.
Neighbourhood planning.