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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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Hammersmith Apollo

Sector: Theatre Main Contractor: GF Holdings Architect: Foster Wilson Architects Services: • Inspection and Securing of Historic Plasterwork • Repair and Restoration of Historic Plasterwork The Grade II* listed building, designed by architect Robert Cromie and noted for its glorious Art Deco interiors opened in 1932 as the Gaumont Palace Cinema. Since then there have […]

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Sewerby Hall

Sector: Buildings of Historic Interest Main Contractor: William Birch,York Architect: East Riding of Yorkshire Council Services • Securing ceilings • Lime Plastering • Restoration of internal plaster mouldings • Restoration of external mouldings Sewerby Hall is a Grade I listed Georgian country house that dates from 1714. In 1936, in a ceremony led by aviator […]

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Supporting the Theatres Trust

Ornate Interiors has recently become a corporate sponsor of The Theatres Trust, an organisation that champions theatres across the UK. Ornate Interiors’ MD Ronnie Clifford commented: “We have helped to restore many theatres back to their former glories up and down the country over the past 25 years and I’ve always considered these special venues as […]

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Ornate Interiors Behind Key Heritage Award

Ornate Interiors recently sponsored the Heritage Award at the 2014 Constructing Excellence in Yorkshire & Humber awards. Sue Clifford of Ornate Interiors was on hand at the ceremony in Sheffield in July to present eventual winners, York-based William Anelay Ltd, with their award. “We joined a long list of recognised names in construction in supporting […]

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LANDMARK FOR PLASTERING EXPERTS

It’s a quarter of a century since Ronnie Clifford and brother Iain decided to set up Ornate Interiors and in that time this specialist plastering firm has forged a reputation as one of the premier experts in restoration. As the West Yorkshire-based firm prepares to celebrate its’ 25th anniversary Ronnie is quietly satisfied as he […]

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