Heritage

We work with a range of built, cultural and natural heritage attractions, as well as heritage strategies for funding agencies and government bodies.

Selected projects led or managed by the principals of Fourth Street.

  • Location: London
  • Client: Alexandra Palace & Park Trust
  • Destination: Alexandra Palace
  • Services: Options appraisal for the future re-use of the Palace and commercial advice on implementation of the preferred solution
  • Location: Brighton and Hove
  • Client: Brighton and Hove City Council
  • Destination: Governance Review, Financial Assessment and Projections, Research and Case Studies
  • Services: Assessment of the financial and organisational impacts arising from the potential devolution of the Royal Pavilion and Museums into a new independent entity.
  • Location: Mriehel, Malta
  • Client: Simonds Farsons Cisk Plc
  • Destination: Simonds Farsons Cisk Brewery
  • Services: Market analysis, business plan and development appraisal for the redevelopment of the Simonds Farsons Cisk brewery site
  • Location: Maritime Greenwich, London
  • Client: The Greenwich Foundation
  • Destination: Old Royal Naval College
  • Services: Through a series of commissions, Fourth Street has supported the Foundation in securing major grant funding for the Painted Hall conservation project and developing a master plan for the Old Royal Naval College estate.
  • Location: Northern Ireland
  • Client: Department of Enterprise Trade and Investment
  • Destination: Giant's Causeway
  • Services: Options appraisal, business planning, funding advice and management of international architecture and design competitions
  • Location: Plymouth, UK
  • Client: Plymouth City Council
  • Destination: Plymouth History Centre
  • Services: Market analysis, financial model and operational business plan for the development of Plymouth History Centre.
  • Location: Buckinghamshire
  • Client: National Trust
  • Destination: Cliveden
  • Services: Visitor Management Plan
  • Location: Swansea
  • Client: NMGW / Swansea City Council
  • Destination: National Waterfront Museum
  • Services: Lead consultant on the planning, development, funding and delivery of a new national museum
Quarry Bank Quarry Bank
  • Location: Cheshire
  • Client: National Trust
  • Destination: Quarry Bank
  • Services: Facilitate product development workshop attended by National, Regional and Property representatives of the National Trust
The Old Vinyl Factory Central Research Lab
  • Location: Hayes, Middlesex
  • Client: Cathedral Group
  • Destination: The Old Vinyl Factory
  • Services: Strategic advice to inform the concept and business plan for a new innovation centre at The Old Vinyl Factory
EMI EMI Archive
  • Location: Hayes, Middlesex
  • Client: Cathedral Group
  • Destination: The Old Vinyl Factory
  • Services: Options for the integration of the EMI archive to support the regeneration of the former EMI factories at Hayes
Tower of London Tower of London
  • Location: London
  • Client: Historic Royal Palaces
  • Destination: Tower of London
  • Services: Forensic market appraisal to identify product and programme development opportunities to increase domestic visitor numbers
Wakehurst/Kew Wakehurst Place
  • Location: East Sussex
  • Client: Kew Gardens / National Trust
  • Destination: Wakehurst Place
  • Services: Forensic review of financial and market performance, case study benchmarking, and strategic recommendations for future development
National Football Museum Football Museum
  • Location: Manchester
  • Client: Manchester City Council
  • Destination: National Footbal Museum
  • Services: Market analysis, visitor projection and business plan, ultimately recommending relocation of the National Football Museum to the former Urbis building in Manchester
Glamorgan Records Office Glamorgan Records
  • Location: Cardiff
  • Client: Cardiff City Council
  • Destination: Glamorgan Records Office
  • Services: Site options appraisal to consider potential relocation or refurbishment of the Glamorgan Records Office
Hampshire Benchmarking Museum Benchmarking
  • Location: Hampshire
  • Client: Hampshire County Council
  • Destination: Various Museums
  • Services: Benchmarking study of financial and visitor performance at 20 museums in Hampshire and Dorset
Science Museum Science Museum
  • Location: South Kensington
  • Client: Science Museum Group
  • Destination: Science Museum
  • Services: Series of studies to define optimal spaces, configuration, operating procedures, pricing and fit-out requirements to enhance the Museum’s corporate hire business
Devonport Dockyard Devonport Dockyard
  • Location: Devonport, Devon
  • Client: Naval Base Museum
  • Destination: Devonport Dockyard
  • Services: Business plan for proposed integration of a de-commissioned submarine into the experience
Science Museum Science Museum Stores
  • Location: Wroughton, Wiltshire
  • Client: Science Museum Group
  • Destination: Science Museum at Wroughton
  • Services: Market analysis in support of funding applications to redevelop the museum's collections stores and deliver greater 'open acces'
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  • Location: Margate, Kent
  • Client: Margate Town Centre Regeneration Company
  • Destination: Dreamland
  • Services: Destination development advisor to the developer of major mixed use regeneration project including the historic Dreamland amusement park
Household Cavalry Household Cavalry
  • Location: Horse Guards, London
  • Client: Household Cavalry
  • Destination: Household Cavalry Museum
  • Services: Responsibility for successful application to the Heritage Lottery Fund for new museum at Horse Guards
Kew Kew Gardens
  • Location: Richmond-upon-Thames
  • Client: Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
  • Destination: Kew Gardens
  • Services: Market assessment and business planning advice in support of funding applications to upgrade the Herbarium
V&A Museum Architecture Gallery
  • Location: South Kensington, London
  • Client: Royal Institute of British Architects
  • Destination: V&A Museum
  • Services: Responsibility for successful application to the Heritage Lottery Fund for new Architecture Gallery and Study Centre
Victoria Baths Victoria Baths
  • Location: Manchester
  • Client: Manchester City Council
  • Destination: Victoria Baths
  • Services: Commercial advisor to the City Council and Victoria Baths Trust following success in the first BBC Restoration programme
Guards Queen’s Gallery
  • Location: London
  • Client: Royal Collections
  • Destination: Queen's Gallery
  • Services: Commercial and marketing advisor to the Royal Collections in aid of the successful opening of the new gallery at Buckingham Palace
Forte di Exilles Forte di Exilles
  • Location: Turin
  • Client: Region of Piedmont
  • Destination: Forte di Exilles
  • Services: Lead commercial and marketing advisor to the Region for the creation of mixed use destination within historic fortress in the Italian Alps
Stonehenge Stonehenge
  • Location: Wiltshire
  • Client: English Heritage
  • Destination: Stonehenge
  • Services: Business planning for the proposed new visitor centre and exhibition
Slip 7 Chatham Dockyard
  • Location: Chatham, Kent
  • Client: Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust
  • Destination: Chatham Historic Dockyard
  • Services: Appraisal of options for the redevelopment of Slip 7
British Museum British Museum
  • Location: London
  • Client: British Museum
  • Destination: Study Centre, British Museum
  • Services: Business planning for the British Museum's proposed study centre development
Highcliffe Castle Highcliffe Castle
  • Location: Christchurch
  • Client: Christchurch Borough Council
  • Destination: Highcliffe Castle
  • Services: Market analysis and business plan for the conservation and restoration of the castle in support of funding applications
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  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Client: Wigan Leisure & Culture Trust
  • Destination: Pennington Flash Country Park
  • Services: Feasibility study and business plan for a new visitor centre
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  • Location: Dorset & East Devon
  • Client: World Heritage Site
  • Destination: Jurassic Coast
  • Services: Strategy and feasibility studies for the development of tourist infrastructure and visitor centres along the 95 mile World Heritage Site
Gwent records The Works
  • Location: Ebbw Vale, Wales
  • Client: The Works Regeneration
  • Destination: General Offices, Ebbw Vale
  • Services: Business plan for the rennovation and expansion of the general offices and relocation of Gwent records
Combe Down Combe Down
  • Location: Combe Down
  • Client: Bath & North East Somerset
  • Destination: Combe Down
  • Services: Market analysis and business plan in support of visitor centre proposals for Combe Down stone mines
Royal Observatory Greenwich Royal Observatory
  • Location: Greenwich, London
  • Client: Royal Museums Greenwich
  • Destination: Old Royal Observatory
  • Services: Advice to the re-introduction of an admission charge and an assessment of its impact on visitor numbers and revenue
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  • Location: Greenwich, London
  • Client: Royal Museums Greenwich
  • Destination: Cutty Sark
  • Services: Advice on the market potential, pricing strategy and business plan for the redeveloped Cutty Sark visitor attraction