True belonging comes from appreciating our place in time.
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Our place in time

Strong connections to place come from a combination of function, form, and emotional resonance. At the heart of who we are is our shared story. As champions of heritage, we’re here to preserve the spirit of the past and help curate its presence in the future.


NBRS Heritage has been involved in heritage management and conservation for more than 50 years. Our highly trained group of accredited professionals provide the full range of specialist heritage consulting services. We have extensive experience working with sites of Commonwealth, State and local significance at all scales - from small cottages, to city buildings and complex sites comprising multiple layers of development.

Heritage Advisory Services

Heritage Planning and Statutory Controls Advice
Consent Authority Liaison and Negotiation
Due Diligence and Feasibility Reports
Heritage Assessments
Historical Research
Heritage Impact Statements
Conservation Management Plans
Conservation Management Strategies
Development advice
Asset Management Plans
Expert Witness Services
Heritage Interpretation Plans and Strategies

Heritage Documentation

Conservation Works Documentation
Conservation Works Schedules
Conservation Works Specifications
Maintenance Schedules
Coordination of specialist sub-consultants
Archival Photographic Recording
Measured Drawings

Adaptive Reuse and Building Compliance Upgrades

Heritage Conservation Advisory Services
Heritage Consultancy during construction
Architectural Design and Documentation
Infill Development
Coordination of specialist sub-consultants

“Reinvigorating old buildings through their successful adaptation offers opportunities to create more subtly layered environments.”
Samantha Polkinghorne NBRS ARCHITECTURE 4 of 42880x1800
Samantha Polkinghorne
Chairwoman | Director | Head of Heritage