Senior Heritage Consultant

Sally Humphries

Heritage Consultant

Sally Humphries

Senior Heritage Consultant, BA(Hons) MSc IHBC

Sally provides clear and practical advice to clients, underpinned by thorough research and with the outcome of protecting the special significance of the historic environment. She works with architects, councils and building owners to develop designs for sensitive alterations to buildings and sites, providing advice on the appropriateness of change and guidance on suitable interventions.

Sally joined Purcell in 2008 and has since managed and undertaken numerous high quality projects, including Conservation Management Plans, Conservation Area Appraisals and Heritage Impact Assessments. She now works primarily in the East of England, though has carried out work across England, Wales and Hong Kong.

Her wide ranging projects have included buildings such as a 19th century music hall, The Malt Cross in Nottingham, and the most intact WWI aerodrome surviving in Europe, Stow Maries in Essex. Based in Cambridge, she has also worked on several colleges and university buildings, including Cambridge University Library, King’s College and Peterhouse. She has also undertaken work on several historic country houses, such as Stow House and Kelmarsh Hall, drawing on her knowledge gained on the prestigious Attingham Summer School for the study of the country house. Conservation Area Appraisals have also become a specialism in more recent years, having completed suites of Appraisals in Trafford, North Norfolk and Southend-on-Sea.