The Building Conservation Directory 2022

156 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 ◾ 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 INTERNATIONAL CONSERVATORS OF FINE ART : See also: display entry on the inside front cover and profile entry in Mortars & Renders, page 135. ◾ RUPERT HARRIS CONSERVATION LTD Studio 5c, No 1 Fawe Street, London E14 6PD Tel 020 7515 2020 Email CONSERVATORS OF FINE METALWORK AND SCULPTURE : See also: display entry in Sculpture, page 89 and profile entry in Metalwork, page 114. FINE ART CONSERVATORS Stephen Bellion Church Art Restoration 2 Longford Place, Pennington, Lymington Hampshire SO41 8FS T: 01590 671733 M: 07706 347577 E: W: STEPHEN BELLION CHURCH ART RESTORATION For over 40 years, we have specialised throughout the UK restoring and conserving Gothic revival church interiors and historic building decoration, including statues and artefacts. We are familiar with the works of architects Gilbert Scott, Augustus Pugin, Sir Ninian Comper and John Bentley, amongst many others. We undertake the conservation, cleaning and restoration of murals and decorative interiors, gilding, stencilling, colour matching, decorated organ cases and pipes as well as plain decorating and traditional paint finishes. ◾ ARTE CONSERVATION LTD 69 South Road, Faversham, Kent ME13 7LX Tel 01795 538750 Studio 01227 752228 Mobile 07770 722201 Email RESTORATION AND CONSERVATORS OF PAINTINGS : See also: profile entry in Wall Painting Conservators, page 148. ◾ FRANCIS W DOWNING ACR SPECIALIST PAINTINGS CONSERVATOR AIFCA 203 Wetherby Road, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 7AE Tel 01423 886962 Email RESTORATION AND CONSERVATION OF PAINTINGS : Each painting is an individual work requiring specialised care and consideration when cleaning and conserving. The studio was established in 1976 to clean and conserve paintings and paintwork in oil, tempera and acrylic, on canvas, panel and wood structures to the highest standards of conservation for private clients, historic houses, churches, museums and galleries. With photographs and detailed reports prepared during the work, ensuring that ethical guidelines are recorded at every stage. X-ray, infrared, ultra-violet and chemical analyses are used to aid examination. However, there is generally no charge for initial examinations or quotations. With full professional indemnity insurance, the practice covers the UK and Europe. Francis Downing also works as a forensic conservator and investigator for police, auctioneers and insurance companies. Over 40 years experience of art conservation, research and care. See also: display entry on this page.