The Building Conservation Directory 2024

INTERIORS 5 137 CATHEDRAL COMMUNICATIONS THE BUILDING CONSERVATION DIRECTORY 2024 ◼ D B R CONSERVATION 83 Victoria Street, London SW1H 0HW Tel 020 7277 7775 Fax 020 7635 0556 Email Contact Adrian Attwood INTERIORS CONSULTANTS AND CONSERVATORS: DBR Conservation provides teams of highly talented individuals who specialise in the conservation of historic decorative surfaces. Work includes the survey and conservation of interiors and exteriors, either stone or wood, mosaics, carved polychromy, sgraffito or other decorative plasterwork, oil or water gilding. The company also has expertise in object conservation, paint analysis, as well as in new commissions of carving and decorative painting. DBR Conservation has recently completed projects in Westminster Hall and the Palace of Westminster including The Sovereign’s Robing Room and 1 Derby Gate, The Old Royal Naval College (Greenwich), Wiston House (Sussex), Buckingham Palace, Victoria and Albert Museum, Bank of England, National Gallery along with various private residences, monuments and churches around London and the Southern Counties. See also: display entry on page 136. ◼ GACHES PLASTERWORK Stonehouse Farm, 36 Station Road, Deeping St James, Lincolnshire PE6 8RQ Tel 01778 342188 Mob 07957 565648 Email SURVEYS, REPORTS AND SPECIFICATIONS FOR PLAIN AND DECORATIVE PLASTERWORK: See also: display entry in Plasterwork, page 150. ◼ 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 HOLISTIC CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION OF INTERIOR ORNAMENTATION AND FINISHES: See also: display entry on the inside front cover and profile entry in Mortars & Renders, page 123. ◼ LUARD CONSERVATION LIMITED The Red House, Pettridge Lane, Mere, Wiltshire BA12 6DG Mobile 07973 741117 Email CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION OF STRUCTURAL WOOD, CARVINGS, LIME PLASTER, PANELLING AND ASSOCIATED FINISHES: Luard Conservation provides a comprehensive service from enquiry to completion. Contracts include conservation of Grinling Gibbons carvings at Hampton Court, Windsor Castle, St James’ Palace, Burghley House and St James’ Church, Piccadilly; fire damaged carvings from Stationers Hall; Thomas Paty carvings at Redland Chapel, Bristol; restoration of Wren panelling in many City churches and conservation of ceiling plaster at St Mary’s Church, Ingestre. Condition reports and specifications for tender documents undertaken. ◼ MESSENGER Collyweston Heritage Centre, Main Road, Collyweston, Stamford PE9 3PQ Tel 01780 239800 Email INTERIORS CONSULTANTS AND CONSERVATORS: See also: display entry in Building Contractors, page 54. Decorators and gilders, specialising in historic buildings and prime residential properties By Appointment to Her Majesty The Queen Decorators & Gilders Hare & Humphreys Ltd 0207 833 8806 A small firm with a large reputation in the field of specialist decoration and restoration. We have invaluable experience decorating and restoring some of the finest interiors across Britain and Europe. The Cedars, Beningbrough, York YO30 1BY 01904 470256 © James McDonald Interior Decoration and Restoration HESP JONES & CO LTD INTERIORS CONSULTANTS & CONSERVATORS cont’d