Listed building alterations and historic conservation expertise
Creating stunning heritage homes and attractive commercial premises from historic buildings.
Our expert historic building architects use sympathetic and innovative design to create alterations and skilled restorations that bring new life to heritage buildings while celebrating their historic value.
HSSP Architects transform historic and listed properties into interesting, modern homes or attractive commercial spaces. In partnership with our trusted specialist contractors and artisan craftsmen, we deliver striking projects that seamlessly blend conservation with contemporary practicality and beautiful attention to detail.
With over 50 years’ experience developing heritage properties and buildings within conservation areas, our historic building architects give you the right advice at the right time, guiding you through planning processes, listed building consent and conservation area requirements and helping you to avoid unnecessary delays and expense.
Call us on 01664 563 288 for a friendly chat about your listed building or historic conservation project.
Our Architectural Services – Historic buildings
At HSSP we tailor our services to suit your historic conservation or listed building project. We offer a full-service contract to take your initial brief through to completion or bespoke expert packages.
Typically, a Full-Service Contract would include:
- Initial meeting with our historic building architects
- Project brief comprising of your requirements, budget, any site restrictions and your ideal timings
- Feasibility studies including pre-planning consultation where necessary
- Design concepts, 3D visualisations and concept models
- Detailed planning submission drawings, planning application management and planning consultancy
- Liaising direct with the local conservation officer
- Preparing listed building applications
- Arranging condition surveys
- Preparing detailed schedule of works and heritage statements
- Detailed construction plans (including structural engineering calculations as required)
- Preparation of build tender information
- Commissioning builder / contractor
- Contract administration
Our design packages start from £3,500 + VAT, but our fees will be bespoke to your particular project depending on its size and complexity.
If you require expert support on planning applications or concept sketches at the start of a process then contact us for a fixed rate cost.
How we work
If you value quality and individuality, you’ve come to the right place! We treat all our projects with a fresh approach and every project, regardless of scale or value, is overseen by a HSSP director. Our friendly, experienced team will guide you through the process every step of the way.
Call us on 01664 563 288 for a friendly chat on how we can support your historic building project.
Here's a few of our favourite projects showcasing our varied work
Why choose HSSP Architects for your listed or historic building?
YOU'RE IN SAFE HANDS
RIBA CHARTERED MEMBERS AND ARB REGISTERED
RIBA stands for the The Royal Institute of British Architects. It is a global professional membership body driving excellence in architecture. Choosing an RIBA accredited Chartered Practice will give you peace of mind. We must comply with strict criteria covering insurance, health and safety and quality management systems. We have been members of RIBA since 1996.
All of our qualified architects are also registered with the Architects Registration Board. This is the body set up by Parliament as the independent UK regulator of architects and only people in this register are legally entitled to use the name “architect” in business or practice.
Protect the value of your property
TRUST THE EXPERTS
Your home is probably your most valuable asset and unless your project is very simple it makes sense to work with qualified trained experts who can advise you and give you the best design solution that reflects your aspirations whilst remaining within your budget
ADD VALUE AND SAVE MONEY
Using a professional to guide and assist you can save you money. A clear vision and well thought through design can help efficient project progressions and eliminate mistakes. We can also help with procurement by understanding exactly what is required and if there are alternatives.
MAKING PLANNING ISSUES SIMPLE
We have many years of experience working closely with local planning teams all over the UK. We keep fully up to date on all planning and building consent regulations and can help guide your project through to receiving full planning permission and advise on planning rejections and planning appeals.
CONSTRUCTION AND BUILDING TEAMS
FINDING THE RIGHT CONSTRUCTION TEAM
HSSP have built a network of skilled, reliable builders and contractors that we can recommend. We can provide quality control throughout the build and help you to complete your project efficiently, whilst managing the budget.