Heritage Specialty Services

Our experienced, professional team of heritage advisors understand the regulations and the law completely, and can help you work through any paperwork or legal process that you might need to undertake. The best option in heritage property advisors, Australia-wide

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Specialty services for your project.

Our expertise extends across state and federal law and regulation across all of Australia, and our consultants are available to conduct site inspections, prepare reports and provide guidance for the conservation of built heritage anywhere in the country. For further information, or if you are interested in more information on a heritage listed property, contact us on +61 2 9519 2521

Conservation Management Plans

The purpose of a Conservation Management Plan is to research the history and physical attributes…

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Photographic Archival Recordings

The purpose of the photographic archival record is to produce a permanent evidentiary testament of…

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Interpretation Strategies & Plans

The purpose of an Interpretational Strategy is to communicate the essential heritage values and historical…

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Heritage Design Advice

H21 actively engages with architects and designers in a manner that adopts the correct approach…

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Heritage Project Management

The involvement of a heritage architect in the construction process is crucial for the protection…

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Heritage Expert Witnessing

H21 is able to provide expert witnessing in the Land & Environmental Court in NSW…

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Pre-Purchase Inspections

H21 is able to advise potential purchases of heritage buildings prior to purchase on the…

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Statements of Heritage Impact

Heritage 21 is your expert source for cultural heritage impact assessments. When a listed heritage…

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Heritage Management Documents

The reason that a Heritage Management Document is needed, is to guide the integration of…

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Schedules of Conservation Work

H21 prepares Schedules of Conservation Work in order to establish the elements in a heritage building…

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On-Site Heritage Architects

For certification purposes, H21 is able to fulfill the role of on-site heritage architect.

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Demolition Reports

H21 provides demolition reports in order to survey and document the essential historical and physical…

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Curtilage Analysis

Historical curtilages around buildings evoke an understanding of how those buildings were placed in relation…

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Temporary Protection Plans

When important heritage buildings are to be physically modified or in cases where construction work…

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Fabric Significance Grading

In every historical building there is a hierarchy of significance. This ranges between ‘exceptional’ to…

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What our clients
& partners say:

“'I have had some involvement with Heritage 21 in working through the design and documentation currently taking place at the Exchange Hotel in Balmain, and have appreciated the ability to provide recommendation on potential design outcomes that are able to be supported as consistent with heritage requirements' ”

Liam Corr
Registered Architect

“It has also been a pleasure working with Paul and your team on this project. To be honest, I had not done heritage projects before and it was only through Paul and your team’s guidance that allowed me to complete this project at a high standard. I am now confident in doing heritage projects like this and I look forward to the next project that we can work on together. Again, thank Paul and Divya patience and professional advice throughout the process. ”

Eddie Lam

“Really appreciate the help in responding the RFIs. I acknowledge all the work that was required and that you put into that report. Maddocks said you made their job easy! ”

Max Symonds
Development Manager - Metro Property Development

“Just as client-side project manager for Honey Insurance, I would to let you know that it has been a very positive experience and appreciate your quick responses and quality of work from you and your organisation thus far. ”

Nick Maric
Project Management

“I just wanted to share the good news that Canterbury-Bankstown Council has decided to withdraw the development control order issued to our client. The report you prepared was pivotal in this decision by the Council. Many thanks to you, Paul and the team for your work on this. ”

Anna Lindeman-Jones
Senior Associate - Addisons

“I'd like to thank Paul and Lauren for their dedication, persistence and well thought through support and substantiation of the design merits of our development proposal; it is no easy feat to have a new building approved in a heritage conservation area, and particularly adjacent to heritage items. ”

Tim McLachlan
Development Manager

“I consider that we have a well prepared case that has been cogently articulated by Paul and Michael. It is a fraught experience for us, however we do appreciate the input from top professionals such as Paul ”

Richard Mann
Registered Architect

“Hi team at Heritage 21 I just wanted to say thanks for all your hard work on Mosman and being so responsive etc. One of our team recommended you and I have been very happy with the service provided. ”

Di Jones
Principal - Linked Project Management

“We would also like to take a quick moment to thank you all for your contribution to the project and we will update you on any developments as necessary”

Jose Serrao
Registered Architect

“Dear Heritage 21 team, I am please to advise that all the work prepared by your team has satisfied council’s contentions. We definitely know who to come to next time for heritage matters. ”

Andres Caceres
Level 33

“Thank you for all your work preparing this Statement of Heritage. I sat down yesterday and had a good read cover to cover, and felt very appreciative of your level of research and detailed consideration of our requirements.”

Varuna', Katoomba

“Just wanted to let you know, Council agreed with us in our application to reinstate the front facade! I am so excited. I wanted to thank you for all your help in getting this across the line. ”

Jane Frawley

“It has been a pleasure to work with you and your team as well!”

Holding Redlich

“Dear Heritage 21 team - This is an excellent result, thank you for all your work.”

Sevda Cemil

“Sites with heritage values present great opportunities, however often can be easily derailed if clear, concise and timely advice is not provide at the earliest stages of site planning. I have worked with Heritage 21 over numerous projects across Sydney and have found them to be valuable project partners in the development process. ”

Vince Hardy
Urban Planning Consultant, Cityscapeplanning+projects
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