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The “Railway King”

The team has just finished repairing the very-damaged memorial for George Hudson, his wife and children- including repainting the lettering.  The memorial sits in the churchyard of St Peter and St Paul, Scrayingham.

Conserving St Denys

The tracery has been cleaned, measured, drawn, masoned and fixed, ready to host the medieval glass- conserved by Barley Studios, York. Please see the project page for detailed pics!

Medieval traces


Traces of the past- 13c setting out lines on the tracery pieces of St Deny’s Church, York. Our team are in the process of renewing and repairing these important windows.

York Design Awards 2017!

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Great news for the Team- the Rigg Monument conservation project has been shortlisted for this year’s York Design Awards. Have a look at the project page for detailed pics. Further info about the awards can be found here:

York recognition

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The Team, being awarded the York Guild of Building Craftsmanship Award for our conservation work at St Martin’s Church, Fangfoss, East Yorkshire.

That’s better.

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Rob just completed this lettered plaque for the Bugthorpe War Memorial Institute- copied like for like from the original, which was badly deteriorated.

QEST Success!

Well done to our newest apprentice, Sean Henderson, on becoming a Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Apprentice. This is a wonderful opportunity for Sean and will allow him to connect with a much greater community of craftspeople and conservators in the UK.

St Paul’s Church, Drighlington

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A new east tracery window at St Paul’s Church, Drighlington nearly brings this project to completion.

Trinity Church, Ossett…

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Up it went! We recently finished re-fixing the new tracery pieces for the East window at Trinity Church, Ossett. It’s taken the team months to complete the pieces for re-fixing- 35 in total.