Liz Mayle Heritage Consultants

23 Gospelgate, Louth, Lincolnshire LN11 9JZ
Tel:  07869 131282.
Which IHBC Branch are you based in?

East Midlands

Which county are you based in?


Describe the work your company carries out

Liz Mayle is a highly experienced conservation accredited practitioner, with experience gained in both the public and private sector, including English Heritage as a former Inspector of Historic Buildings. With an extensive knowledge and experience of dealing with listed buildings of all types and grades, from country houses to simple vernacular cottages, churches, agricultural and industrial structures, sensible and realistic advice is always provided.

Work for owners and developers of historic buildings, and planning consultants includes:

  • heritage planning advice on the adaption, re-use, alteration and extension of listed buildings and other historic buildings
  • advice on new development affecting heritage settings
  • historic building appraisals
  • assessments of significance
  • heritage statements
  • archival and historic research
  • historic building recording
  • contextual analysis
  • negotiating acceptable solutions with the local authority and Historic England
  • preparing and submitting planning consents for listed buildings
  • conservation management plans

Work for local Authorities work includes:

  • development control casework advice
  • conservation area appraisal and review
  • historic area conservation management plans
  • providing assistance with grant applications implementation of heritage-led regeneration projects (such as Townscape Heritage and PSiCA area schemes)

Give examples of up to three projects you have undertaken

Project One
30 -36 Bridge Street Terrace, Louth.

Client: Private Developer.
Conservation advice for a terrace of four grade II* listed late Georgian townhouses, subdivided in 1978 into 10 flats, to once again become four prestigious town houses. Initial work consisted of a room by room appraisal of the interior, exterior and setting of the building, which was then used to inform proposals for the alteration, repair and reinstatement of missing architectural features, based upon original plan form. Contextual analysis and a historic design brief informed new development including garden walls and a new garage block. A rare wall painting was found to survive in part, and additional works were secured to ensure this was conserved and preserved in situ. Advice was provided throughout the development phase, including discharge of planning conditions.


Project Two
Cleethoroes Townscape Heritage Stage 1 bid.

Client: Engie
Tasks included: Assessing suitability of all buildings in the Central Seafront Conservation Area for potential eligibility under the Heritage Lottery funded Townscape Heritage Scheme;
Defining appropriate rates of grant for repair & reinstatement, including key buildings;
Developing costings for each eligible building and overall costings for the scheme.
A stage one Heritage Lottery Fund pass was granted in January 2016 for this project.

Project Three
8 & 10 Church Street, Spilsby
Client: Lines Rural Housing Association (LRHA)
LHRA purchased two grade II listed cottages, conjoined in 1980, in the heart of Spilsby Conservation Area, to repair and add to their social housing stock, using in part, a Homes and Community Agency grant. Assessments of significance were produced to inform preliminary advice, and inform a detailed scheme of repairs and alterations. Heritage planning advice, and negotiation with the Local Planning Authority was undertaken, and the necessary consents obtained. Advice was provided to LHRA throughout the development phase of the project, to ensure repairs, appropriate materials and detailing, sourcing of specialists craft skills to undertake the works were to the satisfaction of the local planning authority. Discharge of all planning conditions was also undertaken.
Contextual analysis was also undertaken for LHRA to inform a design brief for land to the rear of 8 & 10 Church Street.

HESPR 'Designated Service Adviser'

Name: Liz Mayle

Job title: Principal Historic Building Consultant

Tel: 07801 292733


Which of the following roles do you consider your company carries out under the HESPR scheme?

Historic Building conservation YES

Conservation planning YES

Architectural design and new build in historic areas YES

Historical research YES

Historic area assessments YES

Project Management YES


Historic Building Recording
Historic landscape Assessments
Project Management of heritage-led regeneration schemes