Bishop’s Palace, Wells

Working with the Bishop, Church Commissioners, Palace Trustees, staff and other project team members, we have helped the Trustees develop a striking new vision for the palace and its grounds.

The proposals remove the barriers to this most beautiful and historic property, with its medieval buildings, fine Victorian gardens and St. Andrew’s Wells which gave the city its name and identity. Informed by extensive research, the project will bring free public access into parts of the Palace grounds, and extend its welcome to a much wider audience through education, interpretation, community involvement, training, events and the arts. We helped the Trustees secure a major Heritage Lottery Funded grant and are in the process of restoring visitor access circuits and other enhancements.

Our contributions

  • Historic Landscape Appraisal of the Gardens and Grounds
  • Contributions towards the Conservation Management Plan and Vision for the Palace
  • Development of a project cost plan towards a series of viable projects
  • Successful grant application to the Heritage Lottery Fund
  • Detail landscape design and implementation of landscape works

Client
The Palace Trustees

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Nicholas Pearson Partnership LLP

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