Rawmarsh Old Rectory, Rotherham

As the Trust's Consultant Director Keith Knight oversaw a feasibility study carried out by a team of specialists consultants. He was responsible for investigating the significance of the building and based on new evidence He was successful in applying to the Department of Culture Media and Sport to upgrade the building to grade II* (two star), thus opening up the possibility of funding from English Heritage. The owners subsequently offered the building to the Trust together with a substantial endowment to cover urgent repair works.

Three Cranes, High Street, Rotherham

At the Three Cranes which, had been derelict for sixteen years DKP carried out a development appraisal and successfully applied to the Architectural Heritage Fund for funding for a feasibility study. DKP were appointed architects and lead consultant for the study and assembled a team of specialist consultants including an historic buildings archaeologist, structural engineer, materials consultant (particularly to advise on woodworm, death watch beetle and wet rot) quantity surveyors and valuation surveyors.

42-44 King Street Thorne, Doncaster

A derelict mid-eighteenth century town house in the centre of Thorne Conservation Area, which the Trust has sought to acquire over several years. As Project Manager and Architect DKP assembled a specialist team of consultants including structural engineers, quantity surveyors, valuers and solicitors, and led a development appraisal from which a purchase price was negotiated. We made successful applications for grants totalling £90,000 from Doncaster Council and English Heritage. Georgian Group Award 2011.

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