The Building Conservation Directory 2021

158 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 1 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 CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION OF MOSAICS AND TILES : See also: display entry on the inside front cover and profile entry in Mortars & Renders, page 135. ◾ THE MOSAIC RESTORATION COMPANY LIMITED Unit 2 Egerton Close, Drayton Fields, Daventry, Northamptonshire NN11 8PE Tel 01788 510000 Email MOSAIC RESTORATION : Over 30 years experience working throughout the UK and Europe. The company keeps large stocks of new and salvaged materials in the Northamptonshire workshop, to conserve and restore existing or fabricate new mosaic works in marble, ceramic and glass, including Victorian and Edwardian floor tile restoration. Workshop available to visit by appointment. ◾ SKILLINGTON WORKSHOP LTD Units 6–7 Hollis Road, Grantham, Lincolnshire NG31 7QH Tel 01476 565671 Fax 01476 566524 Email MOSAICS : Skillington Workshop acts as a main and subcontractor for mosaic conservation projects on museum installations, listed buildings and ancient monuments. The workshops and purpose-built conservation studios in Grantham allow for works to be recorded and conserved by an in-house specialist conservation team and include the capacity for controlled storage of installations. Recent projects range from in situ works to Edwardian and Victorian floors and fireplaces, the recording, lifting, conservation and preparing for display of Roman mosaics for the University of Leicester following their discovery during construction works and two phases of the conservation of St George’s Garrison Church, Woolwich. See also: display entry in Sculpture, page 95. TILES ◾ ALDIS & MAY LTD 66 High Street, WickhamMarket, Suffolk IP13 0QU Tel 07714 779 811 / 07813 551 107 Email MOSAICS AND TILES : See also: display entry in Stone page 96. ◾ THE JACKFIELD CONSERVATION STUDIO 4 Mardol Terrace, Much Wenlock, Shropshire TF13 6BH Tel 01952 728434 Email CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION OF ARCHITECTURAL CERAMICS : Consultancy reports and surveys suitable for grant applications and specifications are carried out by Lesley Durbin, Emeritus Icon. The studio has expertise and experience in the conservation, restoration or relocation of architectural tile schemes and public art dating from the medieval period through to the 1970s. Established in 1990, clients include Palace of Westminster; HE Medieval Tile Project; Royal Courts of Justice; Harrogate Turkish Baths; Warwick Castle; National Trust; New College, Oxford; Osgoode Hall, Toronto and the City of London. Reviewer for the Getty Foundation. Free advice on the care of tiles can be found on the company’s website. ◾ KETLEY BRICK CO LTD Dreadnought Works, Pensnett, Brierley Hill, West Midlands DY5 4TH Tel 01384 78361 Fax 01384 74553 Email TILES : See also: profile entry in Brick Suppliers, page 94 and Dreadnought Tiles Ltd profile entry in Clay Tiles & Roof Features, page 81. GILDERS ◾ CAMPBELL SMITH & CO LTD Cousins House, 1–3 Reading Road, Eversley, Hampshire RG27 0RP Tel 01252 618000 Email GILDERS : See also: display entry in Interiors Consultants & Conservators, page 160. ◾ CHARLES COOPER SPECIALIST DECORATORS & GILDERS LTD St Marys, High Street, Bures St Mary, Suffolk CO8 5HZ Tel 020 3290 2551 Email GILDERS : See also: profile entry in Painters & Decorators, page 168. ◾ CHYROWSKI STUDIO 4 Saxon Chase, Dickenson Road, London N8 9EQ Tel 020 8342 8723 Mobile 07815465726 Email GILDING AND RESTORATION : Since 1982, this studio offers the highest standard of gilding on any surface, architectural gilding, giltwood restoration, interiors, furniture and frames. Accredited member of BAFRA. ◾ HARE & HUMPHREYS LTD 27 Kelso Place, Kensington, London W8 5QG Tel 020 7833 8806 Fax 020 7837 3650 Email GILDERS AND GILDING MATERIALS : See also: display entry in Interiors Consultants & Conservators, page 161. ◾ SANDS & RANDALL Unit 1, 19 Bernard Road, London N15 4NE Tel 07957 544491 or 07932 792359 Email, GILDERS : See also: profile entry in Wood Carvers, page 159. ◾ W THOMAS RESTORATIONS LTD Unit 4 r/o 1–9 Tennyson Road, Wimbledon SW19 8SH Tel 020 8542 2775 Mobile 07957 482266 Email WOOD CARVING AND GILDING : Founded in the 1920s, WThomas Restorations Ltd has over 90 years of experience and expertise in the restoration and conservation of the finest woodcarving and gilding. Using traditional techniques and materials the company works closely with clients in order for its designers, carvers and gilders to achieve the finest results, creating items that will last for generations to come. In 2003 the company was granted the Royal Warrant from Her Majesty the Queen. ANTIQUE & FURNITURE RESTORERS ◾ THE BRITISH ANTIQUE FURNITURE RESTORERS’ ASSOCIATION 18 Merry Lane, Sansaw Heath, nr Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY4 3JS Tel 01939 210826 Email TRADE ORGANISATION : Nationally recognised authority in Britain on the conservation and restoration of antique furniture. ◾ RUPERT HARRIS CONSERVATION LTD Studio 5c, No 1 Fawe Street, London E14 6PD Tel 020 7515 2020 Fax 020 7987 7994 Email CONSERVATORS OF FINE METALWORK AND SCULPTURE : See also: display entry in Sculpture, page 95 and profile entry in Metalwork, page 110. MOSAICS continued