Conservation Architects for Project St. Mary’s
In December 2017, the Project team held two days of interviews for the position of Conservation Architect on Project St Mary’s.
A Conservation Architect acts as the lead professional on a project advising the project team on design, restoration and renovation. They bring in the appropriate specialists as required and they overseeing work by sub-contractors and specialists.
In addition to being the Conservation Architect the successful candidate will be appointed as Quinquennial Architects for the churches of St. Mary the Virgin, Aldermaston and St. Nicholas, Wasing.
The team from Acanthus Clews of Banbury were selected from a shortlist of four excellent candidate firms. It was felt that Acanthus Clews bring the right level of experience and knowledge that will enable Project St. Mary’s to be successful. More information on Acanthus Clews can be found on their website.
Acanthus Clews Team for Project St. Mary’s is:
– Camilla Finlay
– David Spragg
– Henry Sanders
The first task for Acanthus Clews will be the quinquennial inspections of the two churches in early 2018.
A kick off meeting will follow with the Project Team. This will build rapport and to start the processes to develop the case for the first round of funding, but more of this later …