Specialist historic buildings consultants

Historic Buildings form an important part of our cultural and built heritage and need to be supported and maintained for the benefit of present and future generations. Maybank Buildings Conservation offers a wide range of solutions to the owners and managers of historic properties.

About Us

Maybank Buildings Conservation specialise in the recording, surveying and analysis of historic buildings. Geoff Maybank is an RICS-accredited chartered surveyor and Dr Dav Smith is a buildings archaeologist. Together we investigate historical development, construction, materials, and the agents of building decay and deterioration.

From understanding historic significance to analysing fabric condition, Maybank Buildings Conservation can help you find the solutions you require.


Whether in-house or working with a range of industry specialists, Maybank Buildings Conservation provide a full range of services. These include:


  • Building Surveys
  • Archaeological recording and investigation


  • Planning: Listed Building Consent, Ecclesiastical Exemption, Scheduled Monument Consent
  • Conservation: dis-repair, condition, and damp and timber advice


  • Specification for Repair
  • Repair and Maintenance Schedules

Our services

We provide a range of historic buildings services and consultation

Our services include:

  • Building surveys for owners or tenants of listed buildings or Scheduled Ancient Monuments
  • Listed Building Consent Applications
  • Listed Building Heritage Partnership Agreements
  • Preparation of Specifications for repair
  • Contract Administration of work on site
  • Repair/maintenance schedules for owners or tenants
  • Church Archaeology and Faculty Applications
  • Repair guidance for owners of historic buildings after flood or fire damage, or where maintenance is required
  • Timber and damp advice
  • Analysis and reuse of historic buildings
  • Providing building conservation advice and support for architects and surveyors who need help with an historic project or property
  • Buildings Reports, Heritage Statements, Heritage Impact Assessments, and Statements of Significance
  • Archaeological recording, measured survey, and 3D modelling
  • House histories, guidebooks and interpretation