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Mosaic Conservation

Mosaic conservation is a specialist subject which a few conservators have expertise, including consolidating mosaic where it may have become detached from its backing or reinstating missing or damaged mosaic. There are also a number of companies who can make mosaic in a traditional form.


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Companies supplying goods or services for Mosaic Conservation
Arte Conservation Ltd
Incorporating The Wall Paintings Workshop, 69 South Road, Faversham, Kent ME13 7LX
Tel 01795 538750 Mob 07770 722201 Studio 01227 752228
Email: thomasorgan@me.com
Website: www.wallpaintingsworkshop.co.uk
Arte Conservation Ltd, incorporating The Wall Paintings Workshop, are a long-established firm of ICON-accredited consultants and conservators specialising in the conservation and restoration of wall paintings, easel paintings and the decorative arts. Our portfolio also includes the conservation and restoration of mosaics, polychrome sculpture, monuments and historic plasterwork at our well-equipped studio or on site where necessary. Clients include English Heritage, the National Trust, cathedrals, churches, public and private owners of historic buildings and museums including the National Maritime Museum.
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.
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 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).
The Mosaic Restoration Company Ltd
Unit 2 Egerton Close, Drayton Fields Industrial Estate, Daventry, Northamptonshire NN11 8PE
Tel 01788 510000
Email: info@mosaicrestoration.co.uk
Website: mosaicrestoration.co.uk
With over 25 years experience The Mosaic Restoration Company carries out their mosaic work throughout the UK and Europe. They have large stocks of new and salvaged materials, to enable them to conserve and restore existing or fabricate new mosaics in marble, ceramic and glass, including Victorian and Edwardian floor tile restoration. Noteworthy projects include BBC Broadcasting House, Royal Courts of Justice, Victoria Baths Manchester, Glasgow City Chambers, RICS HQ London, Bar Convent York, Manchester Town Hall and the National Portrait Gallery. The workshop is available to visitors by appointment to see works in progress.
Trevor Caley
Sunnyside Cottage, Woodgreen, Fordingbridge, Hants. SP6 2AU
Tel 01725 512320 Fax 01725 512420
Email: info@tcamosaic.co.uk
Website: www.tcamosaic.co.uk
Trevor Caley Associates Limited is one of Britain's leading mosaic design, conservation and restoration companies, with long-established expertise in mosaic design, execution, conservation and contract management. They undertake mosaic design commissions all over the UK and the world.Recent commissions include extensive mosaic conservation and restoration work at St. Paul's Cathedral and a new mosaic design for the Royal Albert Hall.
Alpha Mosaic & Terrazzo, Unit 2 Munro Drive, Cline Road, London N11 2LX Telephone 0208 368 2230 Fax 0208 361 8720 Website: www.alphamt.co.uk
Mosaic Workshop, Mosaic Workshop Unit 2 , Harry Day Mews, 1 Chestnut Rd, London SE27 9EZ Telephone 0208 670 4466 Website: www.mymosaicworkshop.co.uk