Baltic House – Condition Survey and Heritage Analysis

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This multi storey listed office building dates to 1900 and is situated in the historic Mount Stuart Square, Cardiff Bay. It stands facing the entrance to the Coal Exchange building where the first £1 million cheque was signed. Edwards Hart are conducting a condition survey, heritage analysis and a feasibility on adaptation.

Trafalgar Square Phase 2

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This major refurbishment and repair project, where Edwards Hart are lead consultants, has just entered its second phase. The continued emphasis according to Edwards Hart Director Professor John Edwards is to: “Reinstate vapour permeability as much as we can, but given the extensive past attempts to install what are essentially vapour barriers, we have developed… Read more »

Wellbrook Manor, Herefordshire – A Major Building Conservation Project

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We have pleasure in taking the lead in the conservation of this Grade 1 Listed medieval 14th Century, cruck-framed hall house. It involves analysing its significance and this is aided with a geophysical survey of the site, dendrochronology to date timber, architectural paint research and other types of testing and analysis. It also involves a… Read more »

Quinquennial Inspections for Cadw

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Working with Cadw’s framework consultants Faithful and Gould, Edwards Hart are providing a technical lead on a programme of quinquennial inspections of Cadw’s estate of scheduled monuments which includes the second biggest castle in the British Isles, Caerphilly Castle (above). Part of this work includes ensuring the consistency in the survey work of the team… Read more »

Lampeter University

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Steeped in history as the first university after Oxford and Cambridge to receive a Royal Charter in 1828, Edwards Hart were appointed by the University of Wales Trinity St. David to work on the original university Grade 2* Georgian building in the rural West Wales town of Lampeter. A mixture of halls of residence and… Read more »

At the Marina, Swansea

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A row of late Georgian Grade 2 Listed terraced houses in Cambrian Place were once occupied by the middle classes of South Wales, but have long since been divided into apartments. Like many buildings, this terrace has suffered the consequences of cement render and cement repointing of brickwork and it therefore no longer performs as… Read more »

The Last Invasion Tapestry

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Did you know that the the last invasion of Britain in 1797 was focussed on the pretty town of Fishguard in West Wales? This fascinating story is told through a 100ft long tapestry which was produced to commemorate the bicentenary of this significant historical event. Edwards Hart where commissioned to undertake a Marketing Strategy for… Read more »

Trafalgar Square

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The Grade 2 Listed Alms houses at Trafalgar Square, Sunderland were built in 1840, and although they retain a lot of their character, they no longer perform from a technical perspective as they were intended. Like many buildings which have gone through phases of repair and refurbishment involving the replacement of timber ground floors with… Read more »