Richard MacCullagh MRTPI IHBC
MSc European Urban Conservation, Diploma Town &
Country Planning and BA Hons History
Richard is a chartered town planner and a member of
the Institute of Historic Building Conservation and
has over 20 years professional experience. Before establishing
RMA Heritage, Richard worked as an independent heritage
consultant and was Conservation and Design Team Leader
at Winchester City Council, 1998-2008. Prior to this
he worked as a Conservation Officer in London and Scotland
and earlier worked on two successful regeneration schemes
at Temple Bar in Dublin and Laganside in Belfast.
Richards strengths lie in his strategic vision,
analytical and research skills, creative thinking, pragmatism
and ability to articulate convincing arguments.
Historical Research Consultant
BA Hons History, PGC Arch Hist Oxon
Laura is a member of the Society of Architectural Historians
of Great Britain and has worked as a researcher since
graduating from Royal Holloway University in 2005. Specialising
in building and family histories she has previously
worked as a researcher for a leading research agency,
as well as Strutt & Parker, the British Library,
the BBC and other television and print media, made several
television appearances, presented seminars on historical
research to PhD and MA students, and published on the
subject. Laura undertakes detailed research, contributes
to heritage significance statements and other heritage
projects and is particularly adept at sourcing archive
material from repositories across the country to support
Listed Building Consent applications.
Neil Williamson FLI PPLI FCMI
Landscape and Urban Design Consultant
MA Landscape Design, BA (Hons) Psychology, Diploma in Management, Advanced Certificate in Environmental Design and Crime Prevention, Prince 2 Practitioner in Project Management.
Neil is a chartered Fellow and Past President of the Landscape Institute. He is a qualified project manager and a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute. He has over 30 years’ professional experience, including more than 20 years leading multi-disciplinary design teams in local planning authorities, responsible for project implementation, development of policy and urban design guidance, and provision of professional advice in the planning process including nationally significant infrastructure projects. He has extensive experience in landscape and visual impact assessment and acting as expert witness at public inquiries and examinations.
He is a CABE Built Environment Expert, a member of various Design Review Panels, and contributed to development of national guidance on design review. He was a founding Director of the Solent Centre for Architecture and Design.