Llandudno Conservation Areas. Our work in the town.

Llandudno is one of 23 Conservation Areas in the planning district of Conwy and we’re proud to play our part in this region once more, as work begins in Llandudno on an ex promenade view hotel. The house, going through a huge renovation project, is set to become one of the region’s architectural flag flyers. Outside […]

Chester Railway Station, Sash windows & Bespoke Doors

Sash window restorations at Chester Railway Station

Chester Railway Station was designed by the railway architect Francis Thompson, C.H Wild and, of course, some commanding involvement by the great civil engineer, Robert Stephenson. The station was built in 1847/8 using Staffordshire blue brick and pale grey Storeton sandstone. Like many buildings of the period, it was Italianate in its style – recognisable […]

Removal and Replacement of Conservation Area Sash Windows

Section 69 of the Civic Amenities Act 1967 gives local councils the power to designate as Conservation Areas, “areas of special architectural or historic interest, the character or appearance of which it is desirable to preserve or enhance”. Once designated, the householders normal “permitted development rights” are removed via an article 4 direction. Most Conservation […]