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Hirst Conservation Ltd was founded by Elizabeth Hirst to provide a holistic approach to the conservation of objects, buildings and associated surfaces.

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Delapré Abbey – Billiard Room now open within the Café

May 26, 2017 | Hirst-Conservation Through most of 2016 Hirst Conservation completed Architectural Paint Research, conservation of extant finishes and reinstatement of lost elements throughout the major state rooms of Delapré Abbey. We still can't wait to see the spaces furnished and complete, but were delighted to visit Northampton recently and find the cafe open in the new orangery, and afternoon tea laid out in the billiard room. Read More

Gorton Monastery, Manchester

May 26, 2017 | Hirst-Conservation Hirst Conservation has now completed a project at Gorton Monastery in Manchester. The works started in March 2016, as part of a larger project ‘Sharing the Story – Welcome Wing’, and included repairs and conservation to the historic fabric of the Sanctuary and Lady Chapel. Over twenty conservators worked on site and at the Hirst workshops, to bring the ‘romantic ruin’ back to life. Read More

Dover Town Hall, Maison Dieu

May 26, 2017 | Hirst-Conservation A belated congratulations to Dover Town Hall on the launch of their restoration appeal and award of Grade I listed building designation.  Hirst Conservation was delighted to be able undertake initial architectural paint research and digital recreation to reveal and showcase some of the fantastic William Burges decoration to key interiors. Following initial paint research, limited uncovering and examination of archive images we were able to overlay onto images of the current scheme a digital recreation of the original colours, line work, stencilling, and free hand painting that make up the decoration of these splendid William Burges interiors. Read More

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