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Gorton Monastery

Sector: Ecclesiastical Main Contractor: William Anelay Limited Architect: Austin Smith Lord Services • Lath & Lime plastering • Reproduction of plaster mouldings Gorton Monastery was founded on a four-acre site in East Manchester, acquired in the 1860s by Franciscan monks for £2,200. Built between 1863 and 1867, the friary was designed by Edward Welby Pugin, […]

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St Marys Church, Honley

Sector: Ecclesiastical Main Contractor: Anderson Marriott Decorators Architect: NPS Group Services • Lime Plastering • Fibrous Plaster Mouldings St Mary’s church at Honley, near Huddersfield, was constructed in 1873 on the site of an earlier church known as ‘Old Peg’ which dated back to 1759. Wakefield-based property consultants NPS, who masterminded this conservation project, called […]

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Majestic Hotel, Harrogate

Sector: Hotels Main Contractor: Ramparts Interior Contracts Architect: Mi Design Services • Restoration of historic plaster mouldings • Manufacture and installation of Ornate Interiors’ standard mouldings   Ornate Interiors were on site at The Majestic Hotel for twelve months, carrying out the restoration of the historic ornate plasterwork.historic ornate plasterwork. Much of the work took […]

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Stable Block, Nostell Priory

Sector: Buildings of Historical Interest Main Contractor: William Birch Architect: Rodney Melville & Partners Services • Mortar Analysis • Lime plastering • Reproduction of ornate plaster mouldings • External stucco rendering The house was built in 1733 on the site of a 12th-century priory, by James Paine for Sir Rowland Winn. The Stable Block was […]

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The Rotunda, Liverpool

Sector: Buildings of Historical Interest Main Contractor: William Anelay Ltd Architect: Brock Carmichael Architects Services • Site survey including photographic evidence • Lime plastering • Reproduction of ornate plaster mouldings • External stucco rendering The Rotunda was commissioned in the 1820s by the prosperous iron-foundry owner Uriah Davenport, who had acquired land in the undeveloped […]

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Plaza Super Cinema, Stockport

Sector: Theatre Main Contractor: G F Holdings Architect: Brock Carmichael Architects Services • Mortar Analysis • Lime plastering • Repair & restoration of ornate plaster mouldings Stockport Plaza is a rare surviving Art Deco Super Cinema, generally acknowledged from an architectural perspective to be the most sophisticated building in Stockport. Commissioned by the Reid, Snape […]

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Midland Hotel, Manchester

Sector: Hotels Main Contractor: Ramparts Interior Contracts Client: Q Hotels Services • Replication of ornate plaster mouldings • Restoration of ornate plaster mouldings • Manufacture and installation of bespoke GRG Lighting features The Grade II listed Midland Hotel is one of Manchester’s most prestigious properties. Built in 1903 by the Midland Railway Company, the hotel boasts […]

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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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