AABC Conservation Panel

The AABC Conservation Panel is a representative group of experts who make the final decision on the level of awards to be given, ensuring national (and international) consistency.

Chloe Granger

Chloe is an architect and SPAB Scholar, accredited with the AABC and an AABC Board member. Chloe has developed her skills as a conservation architect through practical work on-site, followed by a scholarship with the SPAB studying the construction, philosophical development and repair of historic buildings. Chloe has worked on a large variety of projects with a multitude of clients, covering pure conservation as well as new intervention and contemporary new-build. Chloe works as a Director Architect at Crosby Granger Architects, as well as holding a post as one of the Technical Advisors with the SPAB.

Simon Malam

Simon is a Practice Director at Donald Insall Associates, an AABC registered architect and AABC Board member.  He has 18 years’ experience working as a conservation architect on the repair, alteration and adaptation of some of the country’s most important historic buildings.  His specialisms include timber-framed structures and places of worship, and he is incumbent architect at Bangor Cathedral.

Neal Charlton

Neal is a Director at Buttress Architects and an AABC registered conservation architect. After receiving a Civic Trust AABC Conservation Award in 2015, Neal was asked to join the AABC Board and judge the Conservation Awards in 2016. Neal also represents conservation at the Civic Trust National Awards panel. He has undertaken many projects in sensitive historic environments, including modern interventions on scheduled monuments. The Buttress studio’s work includes the public and private sectors, the urban and the rural, the residential and commercial, the traditional and the contemporary, and is internationally renowned for exceptional skills in heritage and conservation. 

Neil Burton

Neil has been a director of The Architectural History Practice since 2001. He is an architectural historian with over thirty-five years experience of the listed building and planning control process. After reading History at Oxford and History of Art at Edinburgh Neil began work for the Council for Places of Worship, assessing the architectural merit of redundant churches, and then joined the Greater London Council Historic Buildings Division as a member of the historians’ team. After the abolition of the GLC he became an Inspector of Historic Buildings within English Heritage, at first with responsibility for churches in the north of England and subsequently for all buildings in the East Midlands region. In 1994 he left English Heritage to become Secretary of the Georgian Group, one of the national architectural Amenity Societies, where he remained until joining AHP.