During WW2 the village of Imber, on Salisbury Plane, was “requisitioned” by the army. The inhabitants were give 6 weeks to pack up their lives and leave, with the assurance of a swift return at the end of hostilities.
The Churches Conservation Trust look after churches that are no longer in everyday use, but have important history and stories to tell, (and fabric to maintain). This is just the case at St. Mary’s historic Church, in Hartley Wintney in Hampshire. This is a 12th century building, originally constructed by Nuns from a local convent […]
The Fleet Air Arm Museum were keen to update their “Welcome Gallery”, the first set of displays visitors see after entry. This “threshold experience” is vital in engaging the visitor and orientating them with the layout of galleries, but should not delay them too much.
Sir John Soane’s Museum offers an eclectic collection of objects and art of the influential architect, Sir john Soane – not to mention the unusal architecture of the building itself.The Soane Museum offers an eclectic collection of objects and art of the influential architect, Sir john Soane – not to mention the unusal architecture of […]
Penshurst historic Church sits at the heart of the village of Penshurst in Kent. It is adjacent to Penshurst Place, the Tudor Mansion and home to the Sydney family from 1552, and later given to Ann of Cleves as part of her divorce settlement from Henry VIII.
The Workhouse – the clue is in the name! – is an old 19th century workhouse, the only complete example in the country. We were commissioned to devise the Master-Plan and implement the ideas therein over the next 2 years. The first stage has involved extensive research to establish the basic principles on which the […]