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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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