In accordance with Section 8 of the (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990, Listed Buildings require special attention when repair, restoration or renovation works are to be undertaken. Any works carried out on a Listed Building should be professionally managed and implemented to a high standard of craftsmanship.

Any (non-emergency) works carried out on a Listed Building, first require Listed Building Consent

Listed Building Restoration Cornwall


Owning a Listed Building in Cornwall does not necessarily mean absolute restriction or inflexibility regarding any necessary works. Historic England Planning directives will support [sympathetic] change and are realistic in their decision-making towards all appropriate Proposals.  All Historic Buildings have their own characteristics, quirks and uniqueness and we, at Leslie Cornell Building Restoration Ltd, pride ourselves on identifying and preserving these fundamental values to the Historic Built Environment.

Listed Building Restoration Cornwall


As Listed Building Specialist Contractors in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly, we endeavour to bring these attributes to the forefront of all appropriate Listed Building Consent Applications and Listed Building projects.

We continue to work closely with Cornwall County Council and Historic England Planning (HEP) on all aspects of our Listed Building Consent Applications and Listed Building Projects.

Granting of Listed Building Consent is of course conditional, therefore each Application [prior to submission] requires extensive detailing to be included. In most cases HEP will request a:

In addition to the above, a Bat and Barn Owl Survey may be required.  We received this letter from Planning and Sustainable Development Services – Cornwall Council (March 2017). Read here...

With numerous Listed Building Consent Applications granted by Cornwall Council Conservation and Historic England Planning, you can be assured that our knowledge, experience and expertise in Historic Building restoration is guaranteed.

Listed Building Restoration Isles of ScillyNewman House Pic – Guest House – Grade II* Listed

We offer the following Listed Building Services in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly:

Listed Building Restoration Cornwall18C HOUSING – GRADE II LISTED

For examples of the work we have undertaken on Listed buildings, please view our Portfolio. If you have a Listed Building in Cornwall or Isles of Scilly and require specialist advice, please Contact us.

For more information about the terminology used within this website, please have a look at our Glossary.

If you have any questions about Historic Building Restoration in Cornwall, please visit our FAQ page.

Listed Building Specialist Cornwall and Isles of Scilly – Listed Building Consent Cornwall and Isles of Scilly – Heritage Assessment Cornwall and Isles of Scilly - Listed Building Restoration Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

Watch us

icon-youtubeSelect to watch many of the services and skills performed on our YouTube Channel

Contact us

Leslie Cornell
Unit 13/14 St Austell Bay Business Park
Par Moor Road
St Austell
PL25 3RF

Tel: 01726 337577