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1st January 2019

HDD Achieve Constructionline Silver Membership

We are pleased to announce that HDD have achieved accreditation from Constructionline and are now a Level 2 – Silver members. We will now be working towards gaining Level 3 – Gold Membership in the new year.

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27th December 2018

West Norwood Cemetery Planning Consent received

HDD have secured 4 separate Planning and Listed building consents for West Norwood Cemetery. This includes: repair and conservation works to 16, Grade II* & Grade II At Risk listed monuments, internal and external repairs and minor alterations to the At Risk Grade II* listed St. Stephens Chapel, level access into St. Stephens Chapel, including..

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30th November 2018

New Staff Member

We recently recruited Neil as our full-time Technical Assistant. He has settled into this new role and brings with him a strong background in data analysis as well as extensive technical knowledge.

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10th October 2018

Area Z Camberwell Old Cemetery

The re-modelling of ground is ongoing at Area Z. These Phase 2 Works include clearance and remediation of poor quality soils and unsuitable materials which are the result of past unauthorised waste disposal.

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28th September 2018

HLF Application submitted!

For the last 18 months we have been working really hard alongside Lambeth Council to undertake survey work, prepare designs, submit planning applications and listed building consents for £4 million of conservation and restoration works for West Norwood Cemetery. We have been supported by the dedicated Friends of West Norwood Cemetery and the Scheme of Management throughout.

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15th July 2018

£3.8 m HLF Funding Approved for Sheffield General Cemetery

We are delighted to announce that Sheffield City Council have secured a £3.8 million Heritage Lottery Grant for Sheffield’s General Cemetery. HDD have been working with Sheffield City Council for the last 12 months as Lead Designer to develop the funding bid. The funding will enable much needed conservation and restoration works to the important Grade II* Registered Landscape

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9th July 2018

Wrexham Cemetery Conservation works officially unveiled

After over 5 years of hard work an extensive scheme of restoration and conservation works at Wrexham Cemetery have been officially unveiled by the mayor of Wrexham . The 1.2 million HLF funded project has included extensive works to both the Registered Landscape, memorials and the twin chapels and cemetery lodge which have been brought back into use after many years of dereliction

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2nd July 2018

Bailey Hill receives HLF Funding

Its official Bailey Hill (the site of Mold’s Castle), has received £963,700 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.  Funding will enable  site wide conservation and repair works to  this important Scheduled Ancient Monument in the heart of Mold Town centre. HDD have been working alongside Flintshire County Council, Mold Town Council and Friends of Bailey Hill..

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10th June 2018

Camberwell New Cemetery, Southwark

Works at Camberwell New Cemetery to develop new burial areas within Area D of the cemetery are now complete. Set in a woodland glade within the cemetery, the finished scheme includes extensive wildflower seeding and turf, tree planting and wildlife hibernacular.

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6th April 2018

St Mary’s Flint now complete

We are extremely pleased to announce that public realm works at Flint Church are now complete. The works include a new high quality public space, and new entrance steps and ramp into the historic church. HDD designed and manged the project on behlf of Flintshire County Council. GH James have undertaken the construction work, stonework..

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10th November 2017

Wrexham Cemetery wins Civic Trust Award

Wrexham Cemetery has been awarded the prestigious Ruth Howarth Award from the Wrexham Area Civic Society. The award which isn’t given out every year is given for outstanding contributions to Wrexham’s  environment. The 1.2m Heritage Lottery Funded project has repaired and conserved the sites Listed Buildings and Registered Landscape. HDD have acted as Lead Consultant..

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28th September 2017

Wrexham Cemetery Works Complete

Works to restore and conserve Wrexham Cemetery are now complete, its been along haul but the landscape and buildings are now looking  fantastic, and the newly restored chapel is already receiving bookings for ceremonies and events.

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