HISTORIC BUILDING SPECIALIST
Chartered professional Town Planner and full Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute since 1998 (MRTPI).
Member of the Institute of Historic Building Conservation since 2005 (IHBC).
Postgraduate diploma in Building Conservation.
BA(hons.) degree in Urban and Regional Planning.
Bachelor of Town Planning degree.
Chris is a Chartered Town Planner with over 20 years experience of planning in both the public and private sector. Having graduated in 1989 and gaining a second degree in planning in 1991 he worked in policy planning for 6 years before specialising in building conservation. He achieved a Postgraduate Diploma in Building Conservation in 1998 from Bournemouth University and gained the post of Senior Conservation Officer at Durham City Council in 1999, holding this senior post until 2006 when he established a consultancy specialising in historic buildings and planning.
Over the last 11 years Chris has proven his ability to work with a wide range of fellow professionals to achieve complex projects including project managers, archaeologists, engineers and ecologists. He has a wide understanding of technical construction and engineering issues in the historic environment.