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Sad to say farewell today to Hunter Fesmire @fesmireforge who’s been with us on work experience from Hereford College of Arts. He’s been brilliant. Here he is proudly holding some of his repousse work. He is a very talented young man and we look f

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The past few weeks at Hall Conservation. Plus a few other odds and ends. Four Tijou-style repousse leaves. I think based off the leaves seen in the Hampton Court Palace Tijou Screen. My first four. Thankfully have a noticeable progression. The next o

Thank you @beatricewall for pictures of our impromptu crash course in gilding when working on the Golden Gates. I’ve always said that if I owned a company, I would get everyone to swap roles for a day. I think it’s so important to understand what you

  • @lauren_minchington Great work, Lauren.

  • Anxiety and frustration for sure! It looks relaxing but its anything but that. Haha a guy on the course that I did said something at the end that stuck with me.. size matters! 🤣

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Had such a great time at the opening ceremony for The Golden Gates before ‘Walking Day’ in Warrington with @hallconservation . Today made it very clear that these are not just gates, they are a monument. Their importance to the people of Warrington w

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Our super talented intern, Julia Jouet, has written a blog piece about what first drew her to restoration as a career, and how she found her way to Hall Conservation in London via Paris and Berlin. Link to website on bio. Discussion and comments we

Here’s an update for #ironworkthursday on the progress of our #warringtongoldengates team up in #warrington . The gates are looking wonderful. If you are near #warrington do drop by and have a look at the wonderful detail. Well done to our whole #h

  • What incredible work! The gates themselves and the brilliant restoration job you've done. Thank you for sharing the process. Amazing to witness 👏👏👏❤️

Here is one of the four beautiful winged figures from the top of the Warrington Golden Gates being gilded. The figures are not angels, but represent Nike, the goddess of victory. Chosen as a tribute to their intended owner, Queen Victoria. #restor

Here’s a shot from the Hall Conservation workshop on a windy Monday showing a detail on the impressive Paddington Chair. The Coat of Arms representing Paddington is very simple compared to most other Coats of Arms. The two wolves heads are a remind

Here’s the main Hall Conservation workshop on a Monday morning with our master conservator, Alexi, at work restoring the Paddington Chair. This was the chair used by the Mayor of Paddington from 1903 up until to 1965 when Paddington Council was amal

Delighted to announce that Hall Conservation is shortlisted for the Culture and Creative Award in the Greenwich Business Awards 2019. Congratulations as well to our five fellow shortlisters! The awards are given on Friday 15th February. Many than

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‪Happy New Year to all our colleagues from everyone at Hall Conservation. We’re looking forward to working with you in 2019. Hope the first day back at work isn’t too much of a shock after the Christmas pud. Photo - Warrington Golden Gates before

The big news at Hall Conservation over the summer of 2018 has been the welcome expansion of our workshops. This means we can take on bigger projects as well as more projects. The doors off the main area lead to rooms now equipped for specialist cons

Early summer 2018 saw the public unveiling of the Anthony Gormley piece ‘Places To Be’ which had been restored earlier in the year by Hall Conservation. ‘Places To Be’ was Gormley’s very first public commission and consists of three full-sized male f

Stormy skies and Sea Music. During the conservation work in 2017 Sea Music was repainted in its original blue but using a contemporary paint system. This paint is also used on oil rigs so we know that it will withstand storms and sea spray. Suppor

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