Conservation Architect and Heritage Consultant
Architect Contemporary earth sheltered design in conservation area and greenbelt Lancashire
CEN Conservation Standards

Richard is a Member of the British Standards Institute’s Committee for the Conservation of tangible cultural heritage.  He is UK expert for BSi on a European working group developing a CEN Standard for the Condition survey of immovable heritage (Historic Buildings and Monuments), currently awaiting adoption.  He is also on the drafting panel for the revision of BS 7913

BSI Conservation Standards

Restored to Glory

Standards Development

Historic Farm Buildings

We were architects for a green roofed project in Lancashire.  The sedum roof in Rakewood has been featured in the Guardian, Cosmopolitan magazine and English Nature’s guide to Living Roofs.

Published Work

English Nature

Richard Storah has written a postgraduate theses for the University of York on the impact of agricultural decline on vernacular farm buildings. The study based on conservation area assessment methodology considered the impact of agricultural decline on the archaeological evidence base of hill farms in the South Pennines.


Tockholes was featured in BBC 2’s ‘Restored to Glory’ series giving advice on restoring period properties.  The project is featured in an accompanying book and was also in BBC Homes and Antiques magazine. 

“Make sure you hire an experienced architect with relevant qualifications to help with your project - this will save both time and money in the long run."

- the main tip given by the client - Restored to Glory.

BBC Restored to Glory Restoration
Architect English Nature Living Roofs