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Recording the Nation’s Sculpture – ICON Article

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We thought that this would be of interest to our viewers who do not necessarily have access to the ICON magazine. This is an article in the current issue 51. These pages have often sung the praises of the Public Catalogue Foundation (PCF) and its mammoth undertaking of recording all the oil paintings in public ownership (see www.bbc.co.uk/arts/yourpaintings/). Now the PCF is turning its attention to sculpture and has just signed a partnership agreement .

War memorial cleaning and repair for centennial celebrations

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  The WWI centennial celebrations will be upon us next year and it is only natural that there would be a influx of war memorials requiring repair and cleaning as parishes and custodians prepare ahead to the calendar event.  Inspire Conservation undertake numerous war memorial conservation programmes every year and we are known for our understanding of these unique monuments.  Ampthill town council have instructed us to conserve, clean and repair the monument including DOFF cleaning .

DOFF cleaning on stone by Inspire Conservation

War memorial cleaning
  Here is another example of our cleaning system in action on a war memorial in Bedfordshire which is currently being restored for the centenary next year. There are approximately 70,000 war memorials in the UK, that is almost one in every village.  These monuments and memorials are in various states of repair and we are proud to say that we have restored, repaired and cleaned numerous war memorials nationwide.  The services that we provide include: .

Australian Embassy; Statue conservation and stone repairs

Inspire Conservation have just completed unique statue conservation and stone masonry restoration repairs to the Australian Embassy in London.  Our specialist services in statue conservation were employed following the stone façade cleaning earlier in the month. Victoria House was built in 1907 on the corner of an island site with the Strand, Aldwych and Melbourne place as the boundary.  It was designed by Scottish architects A Marshall Mackenzie & Sons and built by Dove .

War Memorial Cleaning

Inspire Conservation carry out war memorial cleaning and restoration services throughout the UK with appropriate conservative methods and materials.  This article is about a war memorial cleaning project undertaken in Welwyn, however please call us to discuss if you are looking to have a war memorial cleaned or restored on 01908 586661. Welwyn War Memorial It’s that time of year again when veterans, family members, parish councils and local communities remember the events of .
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