Nigel elected Secretary General

We are pleased to share that Nigel has been elected Secretary General of the International Committee on Theory and Philosophy of Conservation and Restoration (TheoPhilos)!  Since it was founded in 2005, TheoPhilos has provided a forum for developing the relationship of conservation theory to practice in dialogue with all parts of the conservation community. At […]

PV panels on the roof of Kings College Chapel

Archangel Architects wholeheartedly applauds Cambridge City Councillors for approving PV panels on the roof of Kings College Chapel. Cambridge is indeed ’sending a message to the world’. Historic England is surely right to draw attention to the outstanding significance of Kings College Chapel as a work of architecture and one that has come to symbolise […]

What can you do if planning permission has been refused on your property?

Archangel has recently secured planning consent for a single storey rear extension to a Grade II listed house in a South Cambridgeshire village, where permission was previously refused. A previous application for a single storey ‘orangery’ style rear extension was refused citing scale, form and detailing as reasons for refusal. In summary the extension was […]

The Wall Paintings of St Andrew’s Church Impington

The wall painting repair works at St Andrew’s Church, Impington in the Diocese of Ely are now finished. The 2021 conservation programme funded by Historic England and undertaken by specialist  Tobit Curteis Associates made visible many fine details which had become obscured over decades of dirt deposition on the surface and compromised by the loss of […]