About Mel Morris

Mel Morris has over 25 years experience of working in historic environment conservation, of which 15 were spent as a conservation officer within large, multi-disciplinary teams. Mel is particularly experienced in working with major Grade I & II* listed buildings, museums located within historic buildings & conservation area regeneration.

Since establishing the consultancy in 2001, the range of work has included 36 Conservation Area Appraisals, several Conservation Management Plans for complex sites with scheduled monuments, and a number of challenging planning applications for private clients who own listed buildings.

“I believe passionately in making conservation of our heritage accessible and understandable to all. I ensure that all documents we produce use plain English & avoid jargon. I am often complimented on how easy our reports are to read & use.

I work closely with local conservation officers and English Heritage to achieve the best possible outcomes & we regularly exceed our clients’ expectations.

The consultancy does not produce generic or corporate-style documents or harbour pre-conceived ideas.

I work with each client to identify issues & priorities, so that each piece of work is tailor-made & fit for purpose.  Conservation is often about balancing an understanding of the economics of conservation with the significance of a building or place, whilst always taking care to preserve the detail. “

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Trent and Mersey Canal Bridges

Mel Morris

Institute of Historic Building Conservation