Services + Awards


This small practice provides heritage consulting services in conservation, adaptive re-use, infill and design development of historic sites and buildings; heritage assessments, statements of heritage impact, conservation management plans, as well as building fabric surveys and archival recording.  Projects include consultancy advice and building conservation for rural and urban buildings and sites, ranging from early settlement through to the 20th Century and from domestic to large scale commercial and industrial sites.


The broad range of expertise and experience of the practice includes:


Heritage Assessments and Studies

Statements of Heritage Impact

Conservation Management Plans and Strategies

Heritage advice 

Pre-Purchase heritage advice

Heritage advice on development options

Historic research

Development and planning approval advice

Design advice for best heritage outcomes

Photographic Archival Recordings

Heritage Interpretation Plans

Strategic heritage advice


Helen Wilson has received the following awards and prizes:


Sustainable Cities 2013 - Office of Environment & Heritage and Heritage Council of NSW - Heritage Award (This award to the City of Canada Bay was in part for the Heritage and Sustainability Programme Helen Wilson carried out as  Heritage Advisor).


Energy Australia Heritage Award, National Trust of Australia (NSW) 2010 for conservation work to Montrose, Glebe: Conservation Built Heritage For A Project Under $1 Million: Individuals.


The Board of Architects Prize, University of Queensland 


The James Hardie Prize, University of Queensland 


Queensland Institute of Architects Memorial Medallion, University of Queensland  


AE Brooks Memorial Travelling Scholarship, University of Queensland  


Conservation Management Plans and Strategies

Conservation and restoration of buildings

Adaptation of buildings for new uses

Conservation of historic interiors


Building maintenance advice

New buildings in historic contexts

Sustainable and passive design and advice

Advice on installation of renewable energy systems in heritage contexts

Additions to buildings, large and small