Conservation Management Plan – Somerset House London

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Somerset House is a large Grade 1 Listed Neoclassical historic building originally dating to the 16th century and although having a palatial appearance, it is the UK’s first purpose-built office building. Edwards Hart have been appointed by Somerset House Trust to develop a Conservation Management Plan for this major London landmark. Building upon existing significance… Read more »

Warehouse Conversions and Energy Efficiency Improvements

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Edwards Hart are working on energy efficiency and sustainability issues concerning the conversion of Listed buildings into apartments in Manchester for Beech Holdings. Edwards Hart are approaching this in a holistic way by analysing the existing building fabric and its energy performance characteristics. This includes the affects that the condition of the buildings may have… Read more »

Trafalgar Square Phase 3

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The final main phase of this major refurbishment project to a Grade 2 listed building in Sunderland has just commenced with lead consultant Edwards Hart specifying and designing the work, largely based on their in depth pathological analysis of the building. The work is aimed at putting the building into good repair after many decades… Read more »

Refurbishment – The Hall School London

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Edwards Hart have been appointed to advise on fabric repair and improvements to this prestigious school building in north London. Following a detailed pathological analysis Edwards Hart are designing improvement works to address condition and use issues working with the clients appointed architect. The work will be undertaken in two phases starting at Easter and… Read more »

Dinefwr Castle Quinquennial Inspection

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Leading on the periodic condition survey of this Scheduled Monument in the Welsh County of Carmarthenshire with Cadw framework consultant Faithful and Gould, this involves the ascertaining of condition by analysing problems and working out solutions, scheduling works and determining priorities. This project utilises the Edwards Hart expertise in masonry structures and masonry ruins. Significance… Read more »

Llandarcy – Building Pathology

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Edwards Hart are conducting surveys of 26 dwellings in the garden village of Llandarcy, West Wales for NPT Homes. This comprises a forensic approach in properly identifying the condition of buildings, many of which have had cavity wall insulation and external wall insulation installed. Edwards Hart Director Professor John Edwards said: ‘It not just building… Read more »

Somerset House – Statues and Sculptures

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Edwards Hart are conducting a condition survey of statues and sculpture work at the Grade 1 Listed London landmark for the Somerset House Trust. This involves gauging the difference since the previous survey and recommending treatment and any required repairs. In addition, Edwards Hart are developing a philosophy towards their care including the development of… Read more »