A leading RIAI Grade 1 Conservation practice specialising in Historic Buildings. Based in Belfast, the practice works exclusively in the historic built environment throughout Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and Great Britain.
The restoration and extension the Old Church in Cushendun is nearing completion. Since appearing on the 2006 BBC Restoration programme, the Cushendun Building Preservation Trust have worked tirelessly to secure funding for the project which will soon establish a cultural, arts and heritage centre in the Antrim Glens.
Glynneath Gunpowder Works, Brecon Beacons National Park has been shortlisted for the 2019 RICS Awards. The £1m, HLF funded project set about stabilising and conserving numerous Scheduled Monuments on the site of the former gunpowder factory located in Pontneddfechan for the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority.
New appointment - Alastair Coey Architects are delighted to have been appointed to prepare a Conservation Management Plan and oversee the stabilisation and consolidation of the eighteenth century historic structures at Boomhall Estate, including the house, listed stable yard and walled garden.
Work in progress - Work has commenced on the external restoration of St George’s Hall Bradford. The work to this famous Grade II* listed concert hall includes roofing repairs, masonry repairs and window refurbishment. The works are due for completion in 2018.
BBC Article - “Snodhill Castle is restored by villagers after £50K grant.” Alastair Coey Architects have been Conservation Architects for the stabilisation of the Eleventh Century Structure for the Snodhill Castle Preservation Trust, who recently received a grant from Historic England for the works.
Telegraph and Argus Article - The local Bradford newspaper has recently covered the forthcoming restoration of St George’s Hall. Project Architect, Peter Robinson (left) is joined by project manager Nick Cragg and Architect for the internal refurbishment, Jose de Matos of Dematos Ryan Architects.
In 2015 Historic England appointedEcorys UK and Alastair Coey Architects to conduct the first comprehensive survey of historic property owners across England. The survey forms a key plank of Heritage Counts 2015, the annual survey of the state of England's historic environment.
Congratulations to Delia Graham who has become a Full Member of the Institute of Historic Building Conservation. The IHBC is the professional body for building conservation practitioners and historic environment experts. The Institute exists to establish, develop and maintain the highest standards of conservation practice.
As part of our on going consultancy to the NIEA for historic masonry monuments, Alastair Coey Architects are currently preparing a report on the condition of one of Northern Irelands most iconic structures using thermal imagery and GPR (ground penetrating radar), surveys to identify source of water penetration and voids within the structure.
Alastair Coey Architects' work at The Royal Belfast Academical Institute was Highly Commended at the Irish Georgian Society Awards in Dublin in October 2014. The phased programme of restoration works to the Grade A listed building are due for completion in 2016.