Dr Ben
Tosland


Planning - Historic Environment & Townscape

Dr Ben
Tosland is a Senior Historic Environment and Townscape Adviser

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    Ben Tosland advises on the historic environment, townscape and visual amenity. He has an interest in how these elements intersect with spatial planning issues, such as Metropolitan Open Land and Green Belt designations.

    He has a specific interest in 20th century buildings and has started a working group relating to matters concerning post-war buildings. Ben holds a PhD in Architecture History and is currently a Part Time Lecturer at New York University London. His book on the architects Godwin and Hopwood will be published by Birkhauser in 2024.

    Ben works across sectors and has advised on numerous high profile and prestigious projects. These include Bromley-by-Bow Gasworks (St William), Springfield Hospital (Barratts) and on a number of build to rent schemes for John Lewis Partnership.

    Key skills

    • Advising on complex spatial matters where heritage and townscape intersect
    • Strategic heritage and townscape advice
    • Contributing to the design process
    • Advice relating to Historic England’s national designation process (listing)
    • Architectural history and assignment of significance

    Clients

    • Barratts
    • John Lewis Partnership
    • St William (Berkeley Group)
    • Segro
    • Colico Living

    Dr Ben'sMemberships

    • The Institute of Historic Building Conservation
    • Twentieth Century Society
    • Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain

    Dr Ben'sQualifications

    • BA (Hons) History
    • MA Conservation and Regeneration
    • PhD Architecture

    Dr Ben'sMemberships

    • The Institute of Historic Building Conservation
    • Twentieth Century Society
    • Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain

    Dr Ben'sQualifications

    • BA (Hons) History
    • MA Conservation and Regeneration
    • PhD Architecture