The Heritage Place

115 Henderson Row Edinburgh EH3 5BB
Tel  07794 705163
Which IHBC Branch are you based in?


Which county are you based in?

Scotland, but we work across the UK

Describe the work your company carries out

THP is a planning, development and heritage consultancy which specialises in the historic and cultural environment. We work across the sectors, across the UK. Our work includes:

  • conservation area appraisals and management plans;
  • building research, appraisals and assessment of significance of buildings and landscapes;
  • education, CPD, seminars;
  • conservation and regeneration plans;
  • feasibility studies;
  • health and safety;
  • applications for planning permission
  • listed building consent and conservation area consent;
  • design and access statements;
  • general advice on issues affecting listed buildings, scheduled monuments and conservation areas;
  • historic building recording;
  • historic parks, gardens and battlefields.


Give examples of up to three projects you have undertaken

Project 1

2 Holland Park, London
Client: Malcolm A Cooper Consulting per Norton Rose Fulbright

Objection to development on grounds of historic environment. Historical research, application of NPPF and local planning policy. 

Photo credit: Danny Robinson

Project 2

Leadburnlea, Midlothian

Private client and Richard Atkins Chartered Architect

Coal Mining Risk Assessment for plot of land on which development proposed. Historic area assessment, historical research, geological research and report.  

Project 3
Report, Towards a Collection?
National Trust for Scotland
Collation, recording and distillation of conference proceedings. Provision of publishable report. 

HESPR 'Designated Service Adviser'

Name: Deborah Mays

Job title: CEO

Tel:  07794 705163


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

Archaeology YES

Other  Education, consultation, policy advice, energy efficiency.