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Locus announces merger with Marrons 

Published on: 12 Dec 2022

Locus, Marrons [square]Nottingham-based heritage consultancy Locus is merging with planning consultancy, adding a new service line to Marrons's portfolio.

Adam Partington joins Marrons as heritage partner to lead the team and has has more than 18 years of experience gained in private practice and local authority. Working closely with local authorities, developers, private individuals and charities, he has significant experience in taking strategic, creative and commercial approaches to planning with heritage assets.

Tom Street is appointed senior heritage planner with more than 14 years of experience. He has previously worked as a local authority conservation officer and has an in-depth understanding of architectural history, historic building maintenance, heritage legislation and grant-funded schemes.

Robert Templar joins as assistant heritage planner with more than 12 years of experience working in the archaeological sector, including seven years in consultancy. He evaluates the archaeological potential of development sites and supports the role it can have in place shaping.

Brixie Payne also joins as assistant heritage planner to support the team in preparing detailed heritage statements, archival research and assisting with site analysis, having previously studied at both Durham University and the University of Leicester’s School of Museum Studies.

Partington said: “Our historic environment plays an important role in shaping distinctive places. Taking positive development-led approaches to planning with heritage assets is key to reconciling agendas of growth and conservation effectively.

“We are really excited to be joining our colleagues at Marrons. The merger will augment the design and planning service already offered by Marrons, to create a multi-disciplinary team that offers our clients a truly integrated service when planning with heritage assets.

Pictured L-R: Brixie, Adam and Tom

Thumbnail L-R: Robert, Brixie, Adam and Tom

Image credit | Locus and Marrons