York Art Gallery

    Sector: Buildings of Historical Interest Main Contractor: Simpson of York Architect: Ushida Findley Simpson & Brown Client: York Museum Trust Services • Restoration of  Victorian columns • Reinstatement and restoration of mouldings Designed by York architect Edward Taylor, York Art Gallery opened its doors in 1879 to house the Yorkshire Fine Art and […]

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Aloft Hotel, Liverpool

Sector: Hotels Main Contractor: Balfour Beatty Architect: Falconer Chester Hall Client: Ashall Property Services • Lime Plastering • Restoration and reproduction of historic mouldings • Hand repairs For more than a hundred years following its design in 1849 by architect J Francis Doyle, the building that is now a stunning 4-star boutique hotel in the […]

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Our apprentice Ameha… now a local TV star!

‘Made in Leeds’ have been with us filming our apprentice Ameha today for ‘Re-Making Leeds’ and our involvement being a placement provider! Watch ‘Made In Leeds’ this evening at 6pm… www.madeinleeds.tv/programme/on-the-aire/ Click on the following links to find out more about ‘Re-Making Leeds’… www.leeds.gov.uk/residents/Pages/Re-Making-Leeds.aspx www.lcb.ac.uk/news/article/re-making-leeds—council-awarded-project-to-support-heritage-construction

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Our apprentice Ameha brings home the Silver Award…

CITB SkillBuild 2015 National Final Results… our apprentice Ameha scoops the silver! Over 100 construction apprentices and trainees competed over 3 days at the NEC, Birmingham at the CITB SkillBuild 2015 competition and our apprentice Ameha won SILVER in the ‘Plastering’ category! Photo: Ameha being presented with his Silver in Skill Build Plastering from David […]

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Amaha all set for Skill Build National Finals

SkillBuild National Final 2015 The CITB SkillBuild 2015 competition will take place at The Skills Show between 19-21 November. Over 100 construction apprentices and trainees will compete over the 3 days at the NEC, Birmingham Amaha who is our apprentice is taking part in the Plastering catagory and we are sure that he will do […]

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Ornate Take Part in Re – Making Leeds

Ornate Interiors are proud to be involved with this innovative Leeds City Council trainee programme offering young people the opportunity to learn a range of heritage construction skills. As part of ‘Re-Making Leeds’, 12 trainees will have the chance from this month until August 2016 to take part in work-based training including; brick work, carpentry […]

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Brierley Building – Northallerton

Tweeted lots of pictures from Phase 1 of this project as it has an unusual Barrel Ceiling in Room 213, watch our time-lapse video for more info… click here. Room 214 required us to match to existing ceiling  in situ, whereas Room 215 gave us the freedom to create our design which we did using […]

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