Robert Shaw

Robert Shaw Architects

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The practice has specialized in historic building work for many years. Projects have been across a wide range of building types between stucco urban terraces and rural mansions; education buildings and churches.

They range from 12th Century Grade 1, through Mediaeval, Baroque & Victorian, to 20th Century Modern Movement.
St Mary le Bow
John Keble
Valley Gutter
Oak Screen

Robert Shaw is the Quinquennial Inspector (QI) for a number of churches in the Dioceses of London, Guildford, Southwark and Truro. In addition he works of alteration and restoration projects on a number of other churches.

Robert Shaw is in his second term of appointment to the London Diocesan Advisory Committee for the Care of Churches (DAC).

Recent successful conservation work includes restoration of a Grade 2* Listed house in Kensington, the complete restoration of the collapsed ceiling in a Grade 2 Listed Regency church in Kensington and major internal alterations to a Grade 1 Listed mediaeval church in Linconshire.

The practice has undertaken a number of detailed studies, both historic assessments of buildings and feasibility reports for alternative uses.
Recent subjects include:
  • A Grade 2 church designed by JohnDando Sedding
  • A Grade 2 church designed by William White
  • A Grade 2 academic institution in South Kensington
  • A Grade 2 private members’ club in Kensington
  • A Grade 2* church designed by William Butterfield
  • A Grade 1 medieval church in Surrey