The Landmark Trust is commissioning an experienced Evaluation Consultant to act as the independent evaluator for Crafting Cultures: Reviving Calverley Old Hall.
The Landmark Trust is the UK’s second biggest historic buildings charity. It rescues extraordinary historic buildings from dereliction and gives them a vibrant new life as places everyone can enjoy for short breaks. Each year some 40,000 people stay in our buildings, and another 10,000 visit them on public open days or through our educational programmes. Please visit our website for further information.
Calverley Old Hall’s exceptional potential has languished unfulfilled for decades. This outstanding medieval manor house, listed Grade 1, is now on the Buildings at Risk Register.
The project to revive the site proposes to:
- creatively adapt the derelict Hall, Solar and Parlour block into new Landmark holiday accommodation for 10 people, employing the highest conservation standards alongside the latest green technologies;
- change the use of the Lodging Block from a single holiday let house over two floors, to form a new residential tenancy on the first floor and,
- offer flexible new community space for hire on the ground floor, a contemplative, multi-faith space in the Chapel, and a community garden growing medieval herbs.
- create opportunities for training and creative engagement with the project both during and after the contract works.
The Evaluation Consultant will be responsible for evaluating the project, supporting key staff, and writing interim and final evaluation reports in line with current National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) guidance. They will work closely with the Landmark Trusts project team, including the Project Manager and Engagement Manager who are responsible for monitoring the individual evaluation activities, collecting the relevant data, producing summary reports and updating the Evaluation Consultant with progress.
Please download the full brief here.