Conservation Plans

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HDD have written Conservation Plans for some of England and Wales most historically important cemeteries and other important heritage sites, often in support of Heritage Lottery Fund Applications. Some of the Conservation Plans written include:

West Norwood Cemetery, London

Designed by William Tite the cemetery opened in 1836, and is one of London’s “Magnificent Seven” cemeteries. The cemetery, notable for its monuments and mausolea contains over 60 Listed Features and is a Grade II* Registered Park and Garden.

Sheffield General Cemetery, Sheffield

Established in 1836, the cemetery is in two parts the non-conformist section designed by Samuel Worth, and the Anglican section designed by William Flockton, The Cemetery has and is currently on Historic England’s ‘Heritage At Risk Register’

Wrexham Cemetery, Wrexham

Opened in 1876 and designed by by the plantsman Yeoman Strachan the cemetery is Listed on the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens of Wales. The cemeteries chapel and lodge buildings are also Listed. The cemetery is of local, regional and national significance due to its well preserved nature.

Bailey Hill, Mold, North Wales

Bailey Hill, is the site of a Norman Castle in the historic market town of Mold in Flintshire. Bailey Hill is a Scheduled Ancient Monument, lying within a Conservation Area, which includes a number of Listed Buildings and is an important park in the heart of the town. HDD wrote a Conservation Plan in support of an HLF grant application.

Etaples and Fauboug de Amiens, northern France

HDD have also worked alongside Donald Insall Associates, to prepare Conservation Management Plans for two iconic war cemeteries in northern France. Fauboug de Amiens in Arras contains 2650 burials from the First World War and contains the Arras memorial which commemorates 35,000 service men. Etaples Military Cemetery designed by Lutchens contains almost 11,000 Commonwealth War burials.