Senior Associate - Heritage & Conservation Planning Consultant (Manchester)
BA, BPL, MA, RICS.PGDipBldgCons. IHBC. RTPI
Nick Grimshaw is an experienced heritage professional who has been working in the field of historic building conservation for more than 25 years. He joined Heritage Architecture Ltd at the beginning of 2012. He has held senior positions as: Head of Conservation and Design in South Cambridgeshire, Lead Associate on Heritage and Conservation at Taylor Young Architecture, and a combined role as Historic Building Inspector and Historic Areas Advisor for English Heritage (now Historic England).
Nick is based in Manchester and leads on a number of key development projects, specialising in providing historic environment advice to building owners, developers, local authorities and agencies, principally in the north west of England. Nick works for both the private and public sector, including Historic England, providing development management advice and Manchester City Council, undertaking the Manchester Town Hall Feasibility Study and subsequent Building Condition Surveys between 2013 and 2016. He wrote the Manchester Town Hall Heritage Management Plan, and has also drafted a detailed Conservation Plan for the London Road Fire Station complex.
He is able to combine practical skills with detailed knowledge and understanding of conservation legislation, policy and practice, to help deliver complementary developments in the historic environment.