Heritage Management Plans

Defines areas of significance, highlights heritage assets, provides an impact assessment   What is a Heritage Management Plan? A Heritage Management Plan (HMP) is a detailed report produced to identify sites of historic significance, and advise on how clients can capitalise on heritage assets. With a comprehensive knowledge of built heritage and archaeology laws, policies and practice , L – P’s expert team are focused on creating the perfect balance between enabling access and ensuring focused long term conservation and preservation. How is a Heritage Management Plan done? With a comprehensive knowledge of built heritage and archaeology laws, policies and […]


Heritage Assessments

Gathering known site information and asseses the impact of development   What are Heritage Assessments? Also referred to as a Heritage Statement or Heritage Impact Assessment (HIA), it is a report that is submitted as part of planning applications for listed building consents or conservation areas. There are two main functions of a Heritage Assessment. It is compiled both to detail the significance of the heritage assets of a site, and to determine the impact development will have on the site, also providing a case to justify to proposed work. How are Heritage Assessments Done? L-P provide both environmental expertise […]


Environmental Impact Assessment

Contributing archaeological and historic building knowledge to your EIA   What is an Environment Impact Assessment? An Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is an information-gathering process designed to provide a detailed investigation into the potential environmental impact of a proposed development. We provide the archaeological and historic environment expertise. How is it done? L – P : Archaeology provides three specialist Environment Impact Assessment services. But our unique skill lies in bringing together the three strands to create a coherent assessment of the Historic Environment as a whole. Built Heritage Assessment Depending on the size of the development, we can provide […]


Desk Based Assessment

Identifies archaeological potential at an early stage   What is a Desk Based Assessment? Desk Based Assessment (DBA) also known as Desk Top Study is used to assess the archaeological potential of a site without requiring any fieldwork. The assessment examines the archaeology of a site often in tandem with development proposals to produce a model of the possible impact of development. How is Desk Based Assessment done? The process typically produces a detailed Desk Based Assessment report, which is a document of around 20-40 pages. The report contains an analysis of the archaeological potential of a site, along with […]