Katie McAndrew

Historic Building Surveyor

BSc (Hons), PG Cert

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Katie is a heritage professional with over 20 years’ experience working with historic buildings and is a full member of the Institute of Historic Building Conservation. She has a degree in architectural and urban conservation at Northumbria University (1997-2000) followed by a post-graduate certificate in archaeology of standing buildings at Leicester University (2007-2009).  Before joining H+REI Katie spent 18 years working as a local authority conservation officer and has a comprehensive working knowledge of the heritage protection system and wider planning system. She is a longstanding member of Society of Protection of Ancient Buildings and the Victorian Society and an active contributor to the War memorials online, photographing Britain’s war memorials and assessing their condition. In 2022 she also became a committee member on the IHBC East Anglia Branch committee.

Areas of Practice

Katie joined H+R in 2020. Her work includes recording historic buildings along with building fabric assessment and undertaking conditions surveys to identify defect and cause. She is experienced in preparing documents associated with building recording, statements of significance, heritage statements and conservation management plans. She particularly enjoys researching historic buildings and studying documentary evidence in conjunction with consideration to fabric evidence to fully understand the significance of historic buildings and their fabric. She also enjoys championing solutions for buildings at risk.

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