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Wellington Place, Leeds

Sector: Private/Commercial Main Contractor:MEPC Ltd Architect: Sheppard Robson Architects LLP Services • Site survey of existing walls • Mouldings • Production • Installation Wellington Place is a new commercial development by MEPC Estates on a 22-acre site close to the railway station in Leeds city centre. The scheme provides 1.5 million square feet of mixed-use […]

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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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Oldham Town Hall

Sector: Public Main Contractor: Morgan Sindall plc Architect: BDP (Architects) Manchester Client: Oldham Council Services • Specialist plaster repairs to heritage features • Reproduction and installation of mouldings • Lime on hardwood lath ceilings • Lime plastering to masonry walls In 1841 building work started on the landmark Town Hall in Oldham, the North-Western town […]

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York Art Gallery

    Sector: Buildings of Historical Interest Main Contractor: Simpson of York Architect: Ushida Findley Simpson & Brown Client: York Museum Trust Services • Restoration of  Victorian columns • Reinstatement and restoration of mouldings Designed by York architect Edward Taylor, York Art Gallery opened its doors in 1879 to house the Yorkshire Fine Art and […]

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Aloft Hotel, Liverpool

Sector: Hotels Main Contractor: Balfour Beatty Architect: Falconer Chester Hall Client: Ashall Property Services • Lime Plastering • Restoration and reproduction of historic mouldings • Hand repairs For more than a hundred years following its design in 1849 by architect J Francis Doyle, the building that is now a stunning 4-star boutique hotel in the […]

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Our apprentice Ameha brings home the Silver Award…

CITB SkillBuild 2015 National Final Results… our apprentice Ameha scoops the silver! Over 100 construction apprentices and trainees competed over 3 days at the NEC, Birmingham at the CITB SkillBuild 2015 competition and our apprentice Ameha won SILVER in the ‘Plastering’ category! Photo: Ameha being presented with his Silver in Skill Build Plastering from David […]

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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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Sewerby Hall

Sector: Buildings of Historic Interest Main Contractor: William Birch,York Architect: East Riding of Yorkshire Council Services • Securing ceilings • Lime Plastering • Restoration of internal plaster mouldings • Restoration of external mouldings Sewerby Hall is a Grade I listed Georgian country house that dates from 1714. In 1936, in a ceremony led by aviator […]

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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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