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Prestigious FIS Gold Award for Leeds company

The excellence of the work done by Ornate Interiors, who have operated from premises in Pudsey for over 20 years, has been recognised with the Gold Award for Heritage Plastering in this year’s Construction Industry’s Finishes and Interiors Sector (FIS) presentations. The judges considered 50 shortlisted projects across 12 categories. The Heritage Plastering Gold Award […]

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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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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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