Restorers

Restoration of Oldham Town Hall

In 2009 Oldham Town Hall was named by the Victorian Society as one of the top ten endangered buildings. After a £37 million re-development, the Grade II listed …

Edward Bulmer & the restoration of Shobdon Church

St John the Evangelist Church in Shobdon, Herefordshire is an extremely important work of Georgian architecture with a beautifully intact interior and matching furniture – an outstanding …

A ruin restored – Great Fulford

Geoffrey Preston is one of the UK’s leading architectural sculptors, specialising in decorative plaster and in particular the art of stucco. His work on the restoration of …

A visit to Cox London’s workshop

  We set off last week for Tottenham Hale, in north London, for a tour of Cox London‘s studio and workshop, where a team of thirteen craftsmen …

The Royal School of Needlework: archive photos

  The Royal School of Neeedlework was established in 1872 to provide a source of income for women with no financial support and to safeguard traditional craftmanship …

A very grand bathroom

This grand bathroom at Eastnor Castle has 19th century hand-painted walls. The bath, with its ornate claw-feet, was found in the cellar. Photographer: Tim Beddow / The …