We thought we would have a bit of fun and plot some of the projects that Michael Sheppard and Inspire Conservation have completed projects over the last eight years and it turns out that it covers quite a distance…
2013 has been a great year and as we are in a great position and are getting increasingly busy with more project enquiries being put in our direction we are looking for more staff. This is a testament to our current work ethic and commitment to building conservation. As a result we are looking for more sub-contractors who are suitably qualified and experienced in their trade to work with our current staff and .
Millbrook Station in Bedfordshire is one of the Cottage Orné style stations on the Bletchley to Bedford line complementing the structures on the Duke of Bedford’s estate and the façade has undergone restoration works by Inspire Conservation. The building was purchased in the 1980’s and is now in private ownership and has been restored heavily in the past. The render was failing and the timber façade slowly decaying. The client instructed Inspire Conservation to .
Inspire Conservation were sought to undertake specialist conservation elements of the refurbishment of the Victorian Manor into a high class boutique hotel. Essex University and education foundation ‘Edge’ are working to turn Wivenhoe House into a luxury hotel and innovative hotel school. When it opens in spring 2012, pupils will be able to study for fast-track degrees in culinary and hotel management while getting on-the-job experience. We are proud to have been involved in .
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Ridgmont station is currently undergoing extensive restoration supported by substantial investment from the Railway Heritage Trust (RHT) and the current owners Bedford Rural Communities Charity (BRCC). Michael Sheppard at Inspire Conservation has been involved with the project and client from the beginning of the work two years ago following an inquiry from Simic Associates. Michael has managed and performed the restoration of the external timber frame, lime harling panels, internal lime plastering, flooring and .
The Conservation Register is a resource maintained by the conservation professional body, ICON. Accredited conservators have the privilege of detailing their workshop on the site which has proved very useful for individuals and public bodies to source free information concerning specialist conservation services. As only accredited conservators can publish their content on the site you can be confident that the highest possible conservation services are supplied and the content regulated and endorsed. The site .