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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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