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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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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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