Shropshire Council

Meet the Historic Environment team

The Historic Environment service is based at the Shirehall in Shrewsbury. However, conservation officers and historic environment officers are split to cover three areas; north, central and south.

Historic Environment Manager: Dr. Andy Wigley

Principal Conservation & Design Officer: Elizabeth Mee

Historic Environment Technical Assistant: Joe Crook

North Area (Wem/ Oswestry)

Senior Conservation Officer: Ruth Hitchen
Planning Archaeological Advice: Andy Wigley

Central Area

Conservation Officer: Karen Rolfe
Planning Archaeological Advice: Andy Wigley

South Area (Ludlow/ Bridgnorth)

Conservation Officer: Becky Jones (Bridgnorth Area)
Planning Archaeological Advice: Charlotte Orchard (former South Shropshire Area) - currently on maternity leave
Planning Archaeological Advice: Hugh Hannaford (Bridgnorth Area)

Archaeology and Records Team

Historic Environment Record: Giles Carey (