Heritage advice

What we do

We manage:

  • Thames bridges
  • Street furniture
  • Commercial and residential buildings
  • London Overground and TfL Rail stations
  • More than 100 Underground stations

Our Heritage Advisor gives expert advice to transport projects that affect heritage assets and environments, especially if they need planning permission or negotiation with Historic England.

Examples of our heritage projects

Bank station capacity upgrade

Heritage advice for over-station development taking place as part of major improvements to Bank.

Chiswick Bridge restoration

Like-for-like replacement of weathered balusters, strengthened with integral (hidden) steelwork, plus comprehensive refurbishment of 80-year-old Grade II listed bridge.

Crystal Palace station restoration

Award-winning £7.5m restoration of Grade II listed station building and ticket hall, new Overground platforms and provision of step-free access.

Cycle Superhighways

Hheritage expertise provided for the East-West route which passes along the Victoria Embankment and through Regent's Park, Green Park and Hyde Park.

London Overground heritage audit

Detailed reports on heritage features and designations on railway lines and stations managed by TfL as part of the London Overground network.

National Rail/London Rail cycle-rail steering group

Rrepresenting TfL on the Network Rail/Rail Delivery Group working group, to integrate heritage into nationwide strategy to improve combined rail and cycling journeys.

Contact us

If you have any questions, contact Edmund Bird at edmundbird@tfl.gov.uk.