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Build Heritage Consultant

White Space
Brighton, East Sussex
Closing date
10 May 2024

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Are you a build heritage consultant looking for a new opportunity in Brighton?




This brighton based client is an independent specialist archaeology and build heritage consultancy. For nearly ten years they have build up a solid reputation for providing highly skilled and pragmatic planning, development and construction projects. Sectors including renewables, education, built heritage, housing, regeneration, commercial and urban regeneration.


They are respected for their honest expert opinion, meticulous reporting and consistent high-quality advice that delivers the best possible outcomes.


You will responsible for the conservation and management of heritage sites like historic buildings, landscapes, museums, ancient monuments and other properties. Working to conserve heritage buildings, you will carry out research into the history of a property to ensure any planned work is compatible with the heritage characteristics of the building.


In addition to consultation with building owners, architects and other professionals as part of a team, heritage consultants are advocates for the buildings they work on.


With a focus on construction, materials and any significant features of the building, you will recommend ways of preserving and incorporating those heritage features into the planned reuse, renovation or restoration of the building.



Key responsibilites  


Researching the history of heritage buildings

Considering modern building regulations and requirements when planning new work

Sourcing rare, traditional building materials and fixtures

Researching original paint colours and finishes

Recruiting and supervising specialist tradespeople to undertake restoration and renovation work





An understanding of UK heritage legislation and policy

Knowledge of UK architectural history across a range of building types

Good research skills

Organised and thorough approach to work

Ability to manage own time and comfortable working both within a team or alone to tight deadlines

Experience of undertaking historic buildings assessment work

Good communication skills

Flexible approach to working hours to meet the demands of the role, including occasional working away from home

A driving license is preferable


We are a bunch of straightforward, knowledgable and empathetic individuals who are passionate about architecture and the people who occupy this space.  Ultimately we see our job as to listen, to care, to connect and to challenge.  We are not backward in coming forward and aim to work closely with all of our clients and candidates to achieve the best outcomes possible.  Our mantra is to find the right solution for every role that we work on and for every person that we represent.


White Space is a connected, results focused and creative recruitment consultancy that cares.  With decades of specialist architecture and design recruitment experience between us we are fully plugged-in to our markets.  We know who to talk to and how to get there.  We recruit for some of the biggest names in architecture and a lot more besides.  Whether your dream is to work for a big name practice or a small up and coming outfit (or anything in between), or if you are a client needing to gain access to untapped talent, then we can help you achieve it.


To us it is not so much about sales, more about having a great relationship with you that leads to the perfect solution that you deserve.  Give us a try, the process will be fun and you won't be disappointed.


Company info
020 3897 7700
WeWork Old Street
145 City Road

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