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.

IMG_1689 St Aldates Experience
  • Location: Oxford
  • Client: St Aldates CoE Parish Church
  • Destination: St Aldates Church
  • Services: Business plan and commercial advice in support of the Event Communications-led team advising on the feasibility for a new public experience within the church
ChirkCastle1 Chirk Castle
  • Location: Chirk, Wrexham
  • Client: National Trust
  • Destination: Chirk Castle
  • Services: Preparation of a 10-year investment plan for Chirk Castle as part of the National Trust's north-east Wales property masterplan
  • Location: Buckinghamshire
  • Client: National Trust
  • Destination: Cliveden
  • Services: Visitor Management Plan
IMG_4383 Erddig
  • Location: Wrexham
  • Client: National Trust
  • Destination: Erddig
  • Services: Preparation of a 10-year investment plan for Erddig as part of the National Trust's north-east Wales property masterplan
Swindon Mechanics - Copy Mechanics’ Institute
  • Location: Swindon
  • Client: Forward Swindon
  • Destination: Railway Heritage Quarter, Swindon
  • Services: Options appraisal and development strategy advice for the re-use and regeneration of the Grade II* listed building
  • 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.
Dinefwr Dinefwr
  • Location: Carmarthenshire
  • Client: National Trust
  • Destination: Dinefwr
  • Services: Preparation of a masterplan and 10-year investment plan for Newton House and its surrounding estate at Dinefwr
  • 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
  • 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'
shutterstock_91327799 Margate Dreamland Ferris Wheel Dreamland
  • 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
w shutterstock_113834086 General Pennington Pennington Flash
  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Client: Wigan Leisure & Culture Trust
  • Destination: Pennington Flash Country Park
  • Services: Feasibility study and business plan for a new visitor centre
shutterstock_124669057 Dorset Coast Jurassic Coast
  • 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
shutterstock_295710 Cutty Sark Cutty Sark
  • 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