Antony Gibb
Heritage Conservation

Archirondel Tower

Archirondel Tower is a Jersey round tower (also known as Conway Towers, after Henry Seymour Conway, Governor of Jersey 1772-95), one of 23 built around Jersey between 1778 and 1801. It was one of the later towers, completed in 1794 and is unique in that it is larger than those built earlier, with larger loopholes […]

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Architecture and Design
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Orangery, Conservatory, New kitchen?

Antony Gibb highlights some of the things to bear in mind if you want to extend your listed property. Planning permission will be required. Being listed doesn’t mean you can’t extend your property, though, just that it’s expected that you’ll take extra care to get the design right. Planning will need scale drawings of the […]

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Historic Building Conservation

Want to change or repair the windows in your listed property?

In listed buildings planning permission is required for works affecting windows and external doors, including ‘substantial alteration or replacement’. First, remember that being listed doesn’t mean you can’t change anything, just that it’s expected that you’ll take extra care to get the details right when you do. For windows and doors, Planning need scale drawings […]

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