8-10 Southampton Row, London WC1McGee Group Ltd.RMA Heritage was appointed in June 2011 to advise the demolition contractor on heritage issues involved in this Crossrail Project, which includes partial demolition of an early 20th century Grade II listed building. RMA Heritage prepared a Heritage Management Plan and liaised with Crossrail and London Borough of Camden throughout the works.
37 King Street, Covent Garden, London WC2ScotsCareA Grade II* listed building designed by James Paine in a distinctive late Palladian style, 1773-4. Our client was selling the property and relocating, so we advised them on planning issues involving the removal of non-original historic fixtures, including historic stone plaques and a large stone chimneypiece and overmantel. RMA Heritage entered into pre-application discussions with the City of Westminster and put together a convincing case to support the proposals. We also appointed architect, liaised with project surveyor and contractor. Listed Building Consent was granted in January 2011.
Dorset House, Marylebone Road, London NW1On behalf of WGDP Ltd.Dorset House is a Grade II listed residential block designed with an integral petrol station, shops and underground parking. Designed in the Moderne Style by T P Bennett and Joseph Emberton, 1934-5. RMA Heritage advised client on how existing non-original signage to the garage and car park could be improved. The project involved undertaking historic research on the building and 1930s signage and garages from this golden age of motoring. A contemporary interpretation of Moderne Style signage was agreed upon for the proposals and this makes use of neon signage with chrome-plated fittings.
St Jamess Street, London SW1On behalf of WGDP Ltd.The unlisted building was designed in the 1880s to house the Meistersingers Club but is now home to an investment company who wanted to create a grander central entrance and refurbish the building. The building is identified as an unlisted building of merit in the City of Westminsters St Jamess Conservation Area Audit and St Jamess Street is an important thoroughfare with a Metropolitan View leading to St Jamess Palace. Planning permission for a new central front entrance was granted in October 2009.
Llangarren House, Wilton Road, SalisburyOn behalf of WGDP Ltd.Llangarren House dates from the mid 19th century and was originally designed as part of a landscaped composition of 3 pairs of semi-detached houses known as the Paragon. In the 1920s the building was taken over by Old Manor Hospital who converted it to nursing accommodation. When the hospital closed the building was fire damaged and the new owner wished to rescue it and add new wings to provide a 60-bed residential care home. The unlisted building is located in Salisbury Old Manor Hospital Conservation Area and adjacent to two listed buildings.RMA Heritage was appointed to assess the heritage significance of the site and evaluate the impact of the development proposals on the conservation area and the setting of the listed buildings. HGP Architects designed the scheme and this was approved in April 2011.
The Lickfold Inn, Lickfold, PetworthPrivate clientA Grade II listed 16th century timber framed building located in a hamlet in the South Downs National Park. RMA Heritage providing advice on heritage and planning issues. Current project.