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Painters and Decorators

The character of a historic building often will benefit from a high standard of specialist decorating including surface preparation, repair of historic decorative schemes, painting, paper hanging and lime washing.


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Companies supplying goods or services for Painters and Decorators
C M Baker Decorating Ltd
18 Hallam Chase, Sandygate, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 5SW
Tel 07984 070617 or 0114 230 68 28
Email: inspire@cmbakerltd.com
Website: www.cmbakerltd.com
C M Baker Decorating Ltd founded in 1981 is a sole operative decorator specialising in historic buildings, particularly small projects in the Yorkshire and East Midlands areas. He has a good knowledge of traditional paint and colours, as well as wallpaper hanging. Clients include The Chatsworth Estate, English Heritage, The National & Landmark Trusts and traditional buildings up and down the country.
Campbell Smith & Co Ltd
99 Fleet Road, Fleet, Hampshire, GU51 3PJ
Tel 01252 618002 mob: 07469 149787
Email: admin@campbellsmithandco.co.uk
Website: www.campbellsmithandco.co.uk
Campbell Smith & Co have created and restored fine interiors since 1873. Our decorators are highly skilled in historic decorative finishes such as distempers, flat oil paints and limewash, gilding, stencilling, trompe l’oeil, mural, marbling and graining techniques as well as the restoration of historic interior fabrics. Through our in-house experience, the National Collection for Historic Decoration, and our alliance with Crick Smith University of Lincoln, we undertake thorough analysis, tests and detailed reports on historic decorative finishes. Using this research we can develop new schemes or preserve existing schemes whilst ensuring that any new finishes are fully reversible.
WPD Productions Ltd
8 Sutherland Road, London N17 0BN
Tel 020 8885 1515
Email: Sibylle.heil@btinternet.com
Website: www.wpdproduction.com
Specialist decorators and lime plasterers. We work on historic properties and heritage sites throughout London and the surrounding counties. We offer all services related to the use of lime including plastering, interior and exterior lime rendering, washes, moulds, casting, detail work and colour matching of substrate. We also offer consultancy and project management services. Please see our website for further details.