Jane Jones-Warner RIBA SCA AABC IHBC
Jane Jones-Warner has had her own architectural practice for over 25 years. Her work ranges in scale from designing individual new pieces of furniture to large repair and conservation projects, one-off conversions and new build applications, all generally in sensitive and or historic settings. Her greatest enjoyment comes from working with ecclesiastical buildings. As an architect accredited in building conservation, she understands the philosophy of conservation and enjoys the careful and delicate approach required for historic building repair. Jane has developed a style of architecture which incorporates contemporary design using traditional materials to enhance the significance of these wonderful historic structures.
She has taught in both the design studio and lectured on the technical aspects of Architecture, together with presenting case studies to various groups of professionals and land owners.
Jane has worked for clients applying for and implementing Historic England and Natural England grant aided schemes. In addition she worked as an Historic Buildings Architect to English Heritage, in a specialist consultancy role providing technical administration and professional management for the Repair Grants for Historic Buildings, Monuments and Designed Landscapes (HBMDL) scheme and Places of Worship (RPOW) covering the counties of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire.
She has just stepped down from being an Assessor for the Royal Institute of British Architects on their Conservation Register since their inception. In 2016 she was a Judge on the RIBA Regional Awards panel as their conservation expert.
Jane has recently been appointed as Chair to the Fabric Advisory Committee for Portsmouth Cathedral and has been a member of Chichester Diocesan Advisory Committee for the Fabric of Churches for over 12 years.
Laurence Hall BA (Hons) Arch - Associate
Laurence has worked with Jane since 2006, gaining extensive experience in a wide selection of projects that include minor and major alteration works together with new build schemes. He has worked on several ecclesiastical Heritage Lottery funded and Historic England projects. At present he is working on buildings at Amberley Museum in addition to converting a couple of substantial barns and building a new annex to Grade I St Mary’s Church at Sidlesham.
Laurence’s style of architecture; sensitively complimenting the historic fabric with contemporary design, has won him various awards. He prides himself on his excellent working relationships with his clients on all phases of design and construction.
Julian Vallis RIBA SCA AABC - Associate
Julian joined the firm in October 2016. His experience focuses on work to historic secular and ecclesiastical buildings invariably with a community use and reliant upon third party funding. Wider experience includes projects for a local hospice and a homeless charity. He is Inspecting Architect to over 20 churches.
Julian is particularly interested in working with buildings that have a potentially uncertain future and his work has been rewarded through the shortlisting for, or winning, of a selection of awards.
Trevor Munday RIBA - Architect
Trevor has worked in the practice since 2014 on a variety of projects including churches and private houses. He has been involved in reordering schemes together with Heritage Lottery funded projects for repairing church fabric. In addition he has been working on a listed post war house helping to detail and manage the joinery work on site.
Trevor has a keen interest in traditional building techniques and materials. His methodical approach to drawing and detailing together with his excellent 3D computer skills are valued widely by the team. He particularly enjoys working with old fabric and unravelling the layers of historic assembly.
Ian Wightman BA (Hons), MSc, PhD, IHBC - Heritage Consultant
Ian is the latest addition to the team joining in May 2018. He has over 10 years experience as a Senior Historic Buildings Adviser to local planning authorities advising on numerous projects, including Petworth House, Uppark and Stansted House. Ian has extensive experience within the South Downs National Park and has advised on many domestic schemes, including new dwellings. He also has wider experience as a design consultant within the commercial sector.
Ian has a particular interest in traditional building techniques and fabric and its preservation through sympathetic repair. He also has a strong interest in modernism and the importance of buildings’ relationship to landscape and setting.
Sally Hales - PA
Sally joined the team in September 2017, having previously worked for Jane some 8 years ago. She brings a wealth of experience from architectural, planning and legal sectors.