Consultation is a key part of any project that features a listed building, Anderson said. Credit: Place North West

MASTERCLASS | How to convert a listed building 

Understanding conservation deficit and the importance of consulting with the local community were two of the key messages Buttress Architects’ director Stephen Anderson was keen to hammer home in the first episode of Place North West’s masterclass podcast series. 

In this episode, Anderson talks us through the dos and don’ts of bringing a heritage asset back into use, before providing real-life insights from past projects.

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This episode is part of Place North West’s Masterclass podcast series, which is dedicated to sharing best practices on key topics and issues within the built environment. 

In each episode, guests will share actionable insights and practical advice drawing on professional experienced gleaned over many years.

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This was really insightful, especially the part about having a focus on the building over the use, which would help conserve the historical value of the listed buildings instead of making unnecessary changes.

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