HM Tower Of London – 4 & 5 Tower Green
These 17th century adjoining houses, located in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, have been unoccupied since the last Yeoman Warden resident left in 1994 due to major structural issues originating from their construction against the medieval inner curtain wall.
A first phase of repairs, working closely with structural engineer’s Hockley and Dawson, will perform essential structural stabilisation centred around a tricky basement underpinning operation and incorporating floor and window strengthening as well as numerous brick repairs.
We have also collaborated with the client Historic Royal Palace’s curatorial and interpretation teams to propose future uses for the buildings to bring them back to life and include them in the visitor experience. These involve presenting the interiors using a ‘conserved as found’ a philosophy, which aims to preserve the feeling of discovering the houses as they looked after being abandoned for over twenty years