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Update from Lewis Proudfoot: Image (kindly supplied by Chester Cathedral): ‘Chester Cathedral’s Erasmus Chapel Wall Mosaic’, a Regional Finalist in the 2021 Civic Trust AABC Conservation Awards. 2020 which, as our 30th Anniversary I had hoped to be one of renewal and...

Priory Park statue dated to 1776 to be restored by us

We have been commissioned to repair a much-loved statue that has been in Chichester’s Priory Park since 1873.  Our team has removed The Druid statue from Priory Park and transported it to the Berkshire workshop. The statue, which is made from Coade stone, is now...

Moving a 2000-year-old mosaic Dorest County Museum

Moving an historic, 2000-year-old, fragile mosaic is not for the faint hearted but when it stands in the way of the Dorset County Museum’s £14.9 million redevelopment programme – needs must! Originally discovered in 1903, the mosaic – a design which...

Conserving the unique Porphyry Bowl at Anglesey Abbey

Our Norfolk Workshop has completed works to the rare Egyptian Porphyry Bowl at National Trust’s Anglesey Abbey, near Cambridge.   Earlier this year Cliveden Conservation was appointed by the National Trust to carry out work to the Porphyry Bowl, the largest piece of...