Associate, Building Surveyor and Heritage Consultant

Alex Holton


Alex Holton

PgDipSurveying MA PhD

As an Associate at Purcell, Alex has an exceptional academic background that he is able to twin with successful conservation and development projects throughout the UK. Completing his PhD on the conservation of York Minster in 2010, Alex has particular expertise in the conservation and restoration of masonry buildings, as well the management, care and enhancement of historic buildings generally.

Alex has experience of working with a range of clients, including agents to rural and cathedral estates, charitable trusts and private owners. His skills span strategic masterplanning, property condition surveys, conservation planning and stakeholder engagement, and he is particularly adept at steering complex schemes through the UK planning system. He is a member of Fabric Advisory Committees to cathedrals, and also teaches regularly with universities and the RIBA.