Constructive Conservation

Do you own a listed building or historic monument? Are you the agent for an owner of a listed building or historic monument? Are you concerned at the length of time taken to get your applications for heritage consent approved?

Come along to Riddel Hall to understand how HED can assist you to make improvements to your applications and frontload the consent regime. Find out how the Second Survey information can be accessed and utilised.   

Learn about the work of HED in providing guidance and responding to district councils’ Local Development Plans, Community Plans and actions with the historic environment stakeholder group.

Understand how energy and access issues can be dealt with to ensure that there is no detrimental impact on the heritage fabric of your building. Bring your photos and sketches and book a slot with the HED architects.  


Seminar Content

This seminar will cover:

  • Content of successful applications- how we can help with the Design and Access Statements
  • Recent guidance and proposed new guidance documents
  • Insights into the regulations on energy and access
  • Insights into funding work through the Historic Environment Fund
  • Recent updates on engagement with heritage issues
  • Insights into the work of the Historic Environment Division


Who should attend?

The seminar is suitable for owners, built environment professionals, planning and conservation officers and building control surveyors. 

HED architects and archaeologists will deliver a free five hour session for built environment professionals who are working with developers and owners of heritage buildings.  This seminar will offer practical advice on how to help agents to help themselves to improve the timeframe from submission to formal approval.


Key details

Course duration:                  Five hours including lunch

When:                                 8:45am to 2:00pm on Thursday 21st March 2019

                                          Tea/ coffee on arrival

Where:                                Riddel Hall, 185 Stranmillis Rd, Belfast, BT9 5EE

Directions:                           Link  (Limited parking available on site.)

Cost:                                   Free


You can book via this link