Principal Partner, Conservation Architect.

Martin Ashley


Martin Ashley was a Scholar with the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings in 1976, following which experience gained assisting upon Ely Cathedral and major houses for the National Trust in East Anglia laid the ground for a career helping client organisations with their historic buildings and estates.

Notable amongst these are: The Royal Household, The Crown Estate, The Royal Parks Agency, Historic Royal Palaces, and the Church. Martin is Surveyor of the Fabric to St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, and to The Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich. He lectures regularly on the philosophy of repair and conservation, and above all values working with others inspired by the historic buildings within their ownership or care. Surveyor to the Fabric of St Bartholomew the Great West Smithfield, Formerly Surveyor to the Fabric of Fulham Palace, Architect to the Abbey Church of Dorchester on Thames.

Regular lecturer to SPAB Repair Course and other historic building repair and conservation courses.

Made Member of The Royal Victorian Order (MVO) in The Queen’s New Year’s Honours List 2011.