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Georgian Restoration

Sector: Residential Main Contractor: H Cumberbirch Designer: Mark Gillette Services • Paint Removal • Restoration & Repair of historic plaster mouldings • Lime Plastering • GRG Bespoke Mouldings A privately owned Grade II listed Georgian mansion in Cheshire has benefited from the expert treatment of the Ornate Interiors team. With 15 rooms in varying states […]

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Great North Museum

Sector: Museums Main Contractor: Kier Northern Architect: Purves Ash Services • Lime Plastering • GRG Bespoke Mouldings The Great North Museum, set in the grounds of Newcastle University, was formerly known as The Hancock Museum. It opened in 1884 to house the collections of The Natural History Museum. The Grade II listed building was completely […]

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Victoria Baths

Sector: Buildings of Historical Interest Main Contractor: William Anelay Limited Architect: Lloyd Evans Pritchard Services • Lime Plastering • Repair and restoration of ornate plaster mouldings   Built in 1903 by Manchester Corporation, the Grade II* listed baths are testament to the pride and attention to detail which early 20th century municipal bodies took when […]

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28-30 The Close

Sector: Buildings of Historical Interest Main Contractor: MGM Limited Architect: Simpson and Brown Services • Photographic log • Repair and restoration of historic plaster mouldings Numbers 28-30 The Close, known locally as The Buttress, is a Grade I listed building situated on Newcastle’s quayside. The large merchant’s house, which probably combined living space with warehousing, […]

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Newcastle Central Station

Sector: Railways Main Contractor: C Spencer Ltd Architect: Jacobs Services • Lime Plastering • Replication and restoration of ornate plaster mouldings Designed by John Dobson in collaboration with Robert Stephenson, the Newcastle Central Railway Station opened in 1850. Now Grade 1 listed, it is a shrine to the visionary architectural pioneers of Victorian England, for […]

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Auction House

Sector: Commercial Main Contractor: Killby and Gayford Architect: Walker Nicolas Services • Restoration and reproduction of ornate plaster mouldings • Entacised GRG Column Casings • Metal suspension framework This major London Auction House undertook a complete restoration of one of its public galleries. Before work began, Ornate Interiors, together with the main contractor Killby Gayford, […]

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St George’s Hall

Sector: Theatre Main Contractor: Holden Conservation Architect: Bradford City Council Services • Restoration and reproduction of ornate plaster mouldings • Lime plaster repairs to ceiling St George’s Hall is a Grade II* listed Victorian building located in the centre of Bradford. The concept of the Hall was proposed in 1849. As Bradford grew in size […]

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Ashton Town Hall

Sector: Public Sector Buildings Client: Tameside Borough Council Services: • Lime plaster repairs to ceiling • Restoration of ornate mouldings • Manufacture and installation of fibrous plaster mouldings Ashton Town Hall, completed in 1840, is one of the North of England’s best examples of early Victorian civic architecture. The façade – with its Corinthian columns, grand […]

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A PRACTITIONERS VERDICT ON APOLLO CEILING COLLAPSE SPECIALIST PLASTERING BROTHERS DELIVER TAKE ON THEATRE TRAGEDY

Initial findings, from an investigation conducted by Westminster City Council into the ceiling collapse at London’s Apollo Theatre in December 2013, have revealed that aged hessian wadding was to blame for a tragedy that left seventy six people injured. According to two of the UK’s most renowned and award winning specialist plastering experts, the collapse will hopefully lead […]

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