The Building Conservation Directory 2020

168 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 0 C AT H E D R A L C O MM U N I C AT I O N S ◾ D B R CONSERVATION 104A Consort Road, London SE15 2PH 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 this page. ◾ 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 172. ◾ HESP JONES & CO LTD The Cedars, Beningbrough, York YO30 1BY Tel 01904 470256 Fax 01904 470937 Email SPECIALIST DECORATORS AND CONSERVATORS : Charles Hesp heads a small team of skilled craftsmen which carries out decoration and restoration work in stately homes, churches and large private houses throughout England and Europe. Over the past few years, contracts have included Harewood House, Alnwick Castle, Syon House, the British Embassies in Paris and Prague, St Paul’s Cathedral and numerous National Trust stately homes. Hesp & Jones is skilled in all aspects of decoration with an emphasis on trompe l’oeil work, marbling, graining and gilding. The company also advises and writes reports for historic colour schemes. ◾ 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 138. ◾ 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. David Luard teaches timber conservation and is Historic Timber Consultant to the London Diocesan Advisory Committee. INTERIORS CONSULTANTS & CONSERVATORS continued Approachable, professional, combined with unrivalled workmanship and technical advice. 020 7277 7775