The Building Conservation Directory 2022

148 T H E B U I L D I N G C O N S E R VAT I O N D I R E C T O R Y 2 0 2 2 C AT H E D R A L C O MM U N I C AT I O N S Conservation of wall paintings, paintings and polychromed artefacts WALL PAINTING CONSERVATORS ◾ ARTE CONSERVATION LTD 69 South Road, Faversham, Kent ME13 7LX Tel 01795 538750 Studio 01227 752228 Mobile 07770 722201 Email CONSERVATORS OF WALL PAINTINGS, EASEL PAINTINGS, HISTORIC INTERIORS AND DECORATIVE ARTS : Arte Conservation Ltd is an independent team of consultants and conservators specialising in the conservation and restoration of all forms of painted and applied decoration on plaster, canvas, stone and wood as well as mosaics. Clients include English Heritage, the National Trust, cathedrals, churches, museums, public and private owners of historic buildings. Projects have included the conservation of works of art dating from the 6th to the 21st century. Conservation services include condition surveys, specifications, historical research and paint analysis as part of a comprehensive approach to dealing with conservation problems. Arte Conservation Ltd operates throughout the UK and has been involved in a number of prestigious conservation projects abroad. ◾ HIRST CONSERVATION LTD Head office – Laughton, Sleaford, Lincolnshire NG34 0HE Tel 01529 497449 ▪ London office – 75 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EL Tel 0800 917 8664 Email CONSULTANCY AND CONSERVATION OF STONE AND WALL PAINTINGS : See also: display entry on the inside front cover and profile entry in Mortars & Renders, page 135. ◾ OPUS CONSERVATION 4 Welbeck Road, London E6 3EU Tel 07515 945921 Email WALL PAINTING CONSERVATORS : Opus conservation is a dynamic firm specialising in the conservation of wall painting and decorated architectural surfaces. It was established by Dr Elizabeth Woolley (ACR), Samuel Whittaker, and Amarilli Rava, all of whom hold a postgraduate degree from the Courtauld Institute of Art and extensive experience in practical conservation in the UK and worldwide. Opus has worked with churches, private clients and national and international heritage bodies. Notable recent projects include the conservation of Daniel Maclise’s monumental paintings at the Palace of Westminster, multiple projects with Historic Royal Palaces, and a collaboration with UNESCO on the restoration of medieval Christian paintings. ◾ RICHARD IRELAND PLASTER & PAINT Tel 07900 584230 Email HISTORIC PLASTERWORK AND POLYCHROMATIC DECOR CONSERVATION : See also: profile entry in Plasterwork, page 166. ◾ RICKERBY & SHEKEDE 12 New Street, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire HR9 7DA Tel 01989 565551 Mobile 07798 837714 Email WALL PAINTING CONSERVATORS : Stephen Rickerby and Lisa Shekede have experience of a wide variety of wall painting technologies and periods. With an extensive portfolio of UK and international work, clients include English Heritage, the National Trust, cathedrals and churches, and owners of historic buildings. They retain a hands-on role on all projects. Services include historical research, condition and technical investigations, diagnosis of deterioration, environmental monitoring and assessment, and analysis of original plaster and paint materials. A specialism is the analysis and treatment of wall paintings on earthen supports. See Earthen art, page 149 .