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Environmental Monitoring & Investigation

Careful investigation and monitoring of problems such as damp, decay and movement, are important in identifying appropriate and cost effective solutions.

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Companies supplying goods or services for Environmental Monitoring & Investigation
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
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.
Hutton + Rostron environmental investigations limited
Netley House, Gomshall, Guildford, Surrey GU5 9QA
Tel 01483 203221 Fax 01483 202911
Hutton + Rostron investigate problems in buildings and the built environment. They provide an independent remedial surveying and consultancy service. They carry out a minimally invasive investigation, and provide expert independent and environmentally sound advice on cost-effective long-term solutions. Their main areas of specialisation are in environmentally friendly control of dry rot and decay, control of moisture, non-destructive surveys using both their Rothounds and other specialist equipment, and building monitoring systems.
Ridout Associates, The Old Farm House, Hagley Hill Farm, Birmingham Road, Stourbridge, West Midlands DY9 9JT Telephone 01562 885135 Fax 0)1562 885312 Website: