Historic building assessment

The detailed recording of historic buildings in advance of conversion or demolition is increasingly a requirement of the planning process. The Historic Buildings team at ULAS has extensive knowledge and experience of recording and interpreting historic buildings and landscapes of all types and periods. We provide a professional, efficient and cost-effective service to a diverse client base. Whether the project is development led, conservation based or a personal enquiry, we have the expertise and equipment to provide a service tailored to suit the specific needs of the client and the requirements of planning, conservation or other heritage bodies. ULAS offers:

Historic Building Assessment



  • Historic building assessment and survey
  • Historical research
  • Interpretation and reconstruction drawing
  • Pre-acquisition and pre-planning appraisal service
  • Negotiation with planning authorities, government advisors and other stakeholders on listed building and conservation area proposals
  • Supporting statements to accompany planning applications
  • Expert witness testimony at judicial review


For more information please contact us:

Telephone: 0116 252 2848

Email: ulas@le.ac.uk

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For a friendly discussion on any aspect of how we may help you with archaeological work please call or email.

Tel: 0116 252 2848

Email: ulas@le.ac.uk

Archaeological Services (ULAS), University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH.