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Statue Conservation, Sculpture Conservation, Monument Conservation & Statuary Conservation

A professional conservator should always be employed when considering sculpture and statuary conservation, as great technical skill and analysis will be needed.


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Companies supplying goods or services for Statue Conservation, Sculpture Conservation, Monument Conservation & Statuary Conservation
Cliveden Conservation
The Tennis Courts, Cliveden Estate, Taplow, Nr Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 0JA
Tel 01628 604721 Fax 01628 660379
Email: info@clivedenconservation.com
Website: www.clivedenconservation.com
The Cliveden Conservation Workshop since its foundation as the National Trust Statuary Workshop in 1982, then as an independent company from 1990, has developed great expertise in specialist areas of conservation such as statuary conservation, architectural conservation, stone, plasterwork, masonry, carving and the decorative arts.
Conservation Technologies
Collections Management Division National Museums Liverpool Whitechapel Liverpool L1 6HZ
Tel 0151 478 4916 Fax 0151 478 4810
Email:
Website: www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/conservation/technologies/
Conservation Technologies is a department of National Museums Liverpool providing specialist commercial services in a number of areas. It provides 3D laser scanning and replication, object display mounts and technical services, sculpture conservation and training courses. It has pioneered the development of technologies to care for items and artefacts from all historical periods. The resident team of conservators and scientists have extensive experience in analysing and handling objects in a wide range of materials including marble, stone, terracotta, ceramics, bronze, plaster and wax.
G&H Studios
Unit 8-9 Larchfield Industrial Estate, Dowlish Ford, Ilminster TA19 0PF
Tel 07717576018
Email: benharms@g-h-studios.co.uk
Website: www.g-h-studios.co.uk
G&H have a combined experience of over 80 years in ornamental woodcarving and gilding, as well as stone and bronze, mainly specialising in the conservation and restoration of historic houses and public buildings, whilst also undertaking commemorative and contemporary works. Examples can be seen at Windsor Castle, Kensington Palace and Hampton Court Palace, as well as National Trust properties. We also offer a design consultancy service , for individual decorative items, the reconstruction of a major period room or house, or new builds in a period style, given our wealth of knowledge of 17th to 19th century woodcarving.
Hirst Conservation Ltd
Head Office, Laughton , Sleaford, Lincolnshire NG34 0HE London Office, 75 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EL
Tel 01529 497449 (Sleaford) 0800 068 5418 (London) Fax 01529 497518
Email: pa@hirst-conservation.com
Website: www.hirst-conservation.com
Hirst Conservation, established in 1986 by Elizabeth Hirst, who was trained by the Bakers, who were amongst the UKs most eminent conservators of wall paintings and limestone sculpture. They are on the Conservation Register and employs a number of PACR accredited conservators. The company structure includes a wide range of disciplines, including stone and sculpture, lime plastering , metal and bronze, stucco, decorative finishes, wall paintings, materials analysis, paint research and easel paintings conservation, using experienced conservators. Other aspects of their work include cleaning of building surfaces, gilding, environmental monitoring, moisture and salts profiling, condition surveys, and remedying ceiling suspension.
Richard Noviss
The Old School House, High Street, Hook Norton, Oxfordshire OX15 5NH
Tel 01608 730675 Mob 0771 414 0574
Email: richard@noviss.co.uk
Website: www.thestonesculptor.co.uk
Richard Noviss is a stonemason and carver who carries out commissions for private and commercial clients. With thirty years experience, his work ranges from memorials and fireplaces to decorative carving and conservation of historic buildings and statuary. Richard studied sculpture at Exeter School of Art, trained as a stonemason and carver at Weymouth College and worked in Wells and Winchester Cathedral workshops before becoming self-employed in 1988. Based in Oxfordshire, he undertakes work in southern England. Recent commissions range from conservation of decorative sculpture on the grade I Tower of the Winds in Oxford to masonry repairs at Blenheim Palace.
Richard Rogers Conservation Ltd
Randalls Road, Leatherhead, Surrey KT22 7BA
Tel 01372 388222
Email: info@rrconservation.co.uk
Website: www.rrconservation.co.uk
An established conservation and restoration company with an experienced team of conservators, restorers and mount makers. Our highly skilled team is able to work with and conserve artwork, sculpture, metalwork, stone and historic interiors. Our client base is as diverse as our skill set and includes the likes of national museums, institutions and private collectors. We follow the highest professional standards in conservation ethics, offering consultation, full documentation of all work and advice for future care. Richard Rogers Conservation is included in the Conservation Register and is a PACR Accredited Conservator-Restorer with the Institute of Conservation (ICON).
Sally Strachey Historic Conservation
Temple Cross House, Lower Godney, Wells, Somerset BA5 1RZ
Tel 01458 832 441
Email: office@sshconservation.co.uk
Website: www.sshconservation.co.uk
We are award-winning, ICON-accredited specialists in the conservation of historic buildings, archaeology, monuments and sculpture. With over 35 years experience, we offer a full service from reports and surveys, including rope access, through to conservation on site by our team of masons, carvers and conservators, working on a wide range of churches and historic sites. We advise on and undertake the repair and conservation of architectural stonework, archaeological sites, museum pieces, church monuments, historic plaster and render, sculpture and decorative surfaces. Based in Somerset, we operate in the West Country, Wales, the Midlands, London, the South and further afield.
Fairhaven and Woods Ltd, Northfield Farm Stoneyard, Lode Road, Bottisham Cambridgeshire CB25 9DN and 164 Hellesdon Park Road, Drayton High Road, Norwich NR6 5DR Telephone 01223 812555 (Cambs) 01603 487500 (Norwich) Fax 01223 812554 (Cambs) Website: www.fairhavenandwoods.co.uk
Plowden & Smith Limited, 190 St. Ann's Hill London SW18 2RT Telephone 020 8874 4005 Fax 020 8874 7248 Website: www.plowden-smith.co.uk