The Building Conservation Directory 2024

INTERIORS 5 143 CATHEDRAL COMMUNICATIONS THE BUILDING CONSERVATION DIRECTORY 2024 WALL PAINTING CONSERVATORS ◼ 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 123. ◼ OPUS CONSERVATION 4 Welbeck Road, London E6 3EU Tel 07515 945921 Email WALL PAINTING CONSERVATORS: Opus Conservation specialises in the conservation of wall painting and decorated architectural surfaces. It was established by Dr Elizabeth Woolley (ACR), Samuel Whittaker, and Dr Amarilli Rava, each holding a postgraduate degree from the Courtauld Institute of Art with extensive experience in practical conservation in the UK and worldwide. Opus has worked with churches, private clients and national and international heritage bodies, and offers investigation, analysis, documentation and remedial conservation. Recent projects include Daniel Maclise’s monumental paintings (Palace of Westminster), Roman paintings at Lullingstone (English Heritage), Castle Howard and a collaboration with UNESCO on the restoration of Sudanese medieval Christian paintings. OFFICE +44 (0)1795 538750 MOBILE+44 (0)7770 722201 EMAIL THOMASORGAN@ME.COM consultants and conservators of fine art paintings murals frames gilding Conservation of wall paintings, paintings and polychromed artefacts ◼ RICHARD IRELAND PLASTER & PAINT Tel 07900 584230 Email HISTORIC PLASTERWORK AND POLYCHROMATIC DECOR CONSERVATION: See also: profile entry in Plasterwork, page 152. ◼ 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. The company retains 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.