Turning history into hotels

Scotland Yard

The news that the original Scotland Yard building is to be turned into a 5 star hotel, with suites of a very un-custodial kind, has raised a few eyebrows. We have seen how English Heritage buildings have been brought back to life, but to take a famous landmark property and convert it into a hotel is a project on a whole different scale. Continue reading…

English Heritage listed buildings protection: Changes to the ERR Act 2013

English Heritage and St Mary's Vicarage, Ely

English Heritage has made changes to the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (ERR) Act 2013 to provide a more efficient system for protecting listed buildings. Continue reading…

How should you insure existing structures in your renovation project?

Listed building

When you start to renovate your property you’re placing one of your largest assets at a considerably increased risk.

It’s not just you who may think that, but your property insurer as well. They may not be prepared to cover this amount of risk. Continue reading…