Demolition of an existing building to construct a new Aldi store

Walker Wood Case Study: Aldi Blackpool

Client: Aldi Stores Limited

Location: Blackpool

Section: Retail

Walker Wood Services: Schedule of Condition Town Planning Listed Buildings

Building: Listed Façade

Brief: Walker Wood Limited was instructed by Aldi Stores Limited to complete a detailed Level One Schedule of Condition/Photographic Record, in accordance with English Heritage good practice guidance. The Schedule was required for town planning purposes in order to provide an accurate historical record of the building’s Listed façade prior to its dismantling and reinstatement elsewhere on the site.

Project Summary

Walker Wood inspected the building, carried out appropriate historical research into the building and the façade, and obtained relevant photographic evidence in order to produce the detailed Level One Schedule of Condition/Photographic Record in accordance with English Heritage good practice guidance and in order to comply with the local authority planning officer’s requirements.  Walker Wood liaised with the planning officer and ensured that the final Schedule was filed with the appropriate planning department and local library heritage department prior to the dismantling and relocation of the façade on the site.

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