Condition surveys are an important conservation tool and particularly if carried out on a regular basis and acted upon, can identify timely repairs and a program for future action.
Companies supplying goods or services for Condition Surveys
Hirst Conservation Ltd
Head Office, Laughton , Sleaford, Lincolnshire
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 UK’s 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 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.
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.