Parks and gardens
Our approach to understanding parks and gardens is built on:
Our work on historic landscapes is driven by enthusiasm for the variety and complexity of England and its settlements, and the need to reflect this richness in assessments and new developments.
It is based on
Aviation and military history
Interest in military sites arose when we were asked to prepare a conservation plan for RAF Upper Heyford in Oxfordshire. It has since spread to studies of airfields in Essex, Kent, Sussex and Suffolk. Much of the fascination of researching these sites comes from the fact that although the Air Ministry, RAF and United States Airforce kept very detailed records, many of these have since been destroyed. The history of an airfield often has to be pieced together from fragmentary references and building analysis.
The particular qualities that we can bring are
Churches and burial grounds
Our work on places of worship and burial grounds ranges from country house chapels to the great London cemeteries. Our expertise includes: