HERITAGE IMPACT STATEMENTS

  • Advice on the design to ensure the best outcome for the place’s heritage significance.
  • Assessment of the Heritage Significance of the place based on documentary evidence.
  • Assessment of the proposed works and of any impact on heritage issues against the relevant heritage planning provisions and in accordance with best practice heritage guidelines.

HERITAGE ASSESSMENTS

  • Advice on the design to ensure the best outcome for the place’s heritage significance.
  • Opportunities and constraints to inform the management of heritage assets.

CONSERVATION MANAGEMENT PLANS

  • Written conservation management document to advise owners on why an item is significant and how its value can be conserved while ensuring future viability
  • Advice based on the three-step NSW Heritage Management System – investigate significance, assess significance and manage significance through policies and conservation strategies to achieve long term viability of the place

HERITAGE STUDIES

  • Understanding of the heritage character and values of a local government area or parts of the area to inform the strategic planning for it made by the relevant council.

HERITAGE INTERPRETATION

  • Often a heritage requirement when an item will be demolished or with change of use, heritage interpretation tells the history and story of the place via a series of graphic panels, guided walks and displays guided by Interpretation Strategies and Plans.

CONSERVATION ARCHITECT SERVICES

  • Specialist technical advice before and during construction and provision of sign-off for occupation certificates.

ARCHIVAL RECORDING

  • Undertaking expert photography and compiling digital and hard copy reports in accordance with the NSW Heritage Office guidelines.

ARCHAEOLOGICAL ASSESSMENTS & COORDINATION OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL SERVICES

  • Provision of desktop research, archival searches and site surveys in order to inform the location, identity and management of any archaeological resources across the site.
  • We provide sub contracting and management of archaeological site work in order to meet the NSW and Australian legislative requirements.

     

DEVELOPMENT ASSESSMENTS & PEER REVIEWS

  • Provision of independent heritage advice to assist councils’ in their assessment of heritage related DAs or a second opinion on council’s own assessment.

COLLECTION SERVICES

  • Significance assessments
  • Collection management, cataloguing & research
  • Preparation of collection policies & prevention needs assessments
  • Exhibition research & curating
  • Public program development
  • Disaster preparedness
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