Janice Gooch MSc CHE AssocRICS IHBC ACIfA.

At Janice Gooch Heritage Consultancy, we focus on historic and traditional buildings. We work with other consultants, planners, architects and home owners to ensure that a full understanding of the building or heritage asset is known. This enables us to recognise what is and is not significant. By understanding this, and your requirements, we look for the best solution. 

What I Offer

Understanding, Knowledge and Experience

In 2008, Janice Gooch obtained her Masters in the Conservation of the Historic Environment, with a dissertation (awarded Distinction) about 17th century social and architectural history.

Additionally, Janice have written several design guidance's, including shop front design. She has also contributed to the IHBC’s revised “Stitch in Time” document (released online 2016) and the Historic England’s Flooding guidance.

Janice has more than 14 years of experience working with historic establishments as a building surveyor as well as a design and conservation officer. 

Janice has gained valuable skills and knowledge from working as a Conservation Officer and a Building Surveyor for The National Trust. These roles have given her the opportunities to have public and community involvements.


  • Institute Historic Building Conservation (IHBC)
    – Full Member 1969 

  • Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (CIfA)
    – Associate Member 6671

Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)

  • -Affiliate Member 20010254

  • Royal Town Planners Institute (RTPI)
    -Affiliate Member 86120

Quality Assurance

I ensure that my work is of the highest standards, achieving at least the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (CIfA) and IHBC standards, while complying with the Historic England guidelines.