Owners of many of the UK’s historic houses, stately homes, castles and gardens rely on our considerable experience to help them deal with matters ranging from the commercial challenges of an open house business to the tax issues of using their properties for weddings or filming.
Heritage asset ownership is surrounded by many challenges including:
Owners need the support and advice from professionals like us who know the sector and regularly work within it. Our specialist services include:
We work with the Political & Taxation Committee of Historic Houses (formerly the Historic Houses Association) and are actively involved in tax lobbying in all aspects affecting the historic house owner, including those associated with chattels ownership.
Our heritage team includes well-known experts such as Mick Downs, who was formerly the technical adviser to HMRC’s Heritage Team. Their work includes:
Advising on sales of heritage property to public bodies. For more information on how we can help with your issues please contact Mick Downs.