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RESTORATION

CONSERVATION

War Memorial Restoration Co. boasts an impressive history of working on monuments and war memorials for nearly two hundred years.

We are hence able to use our expertise to advise on the extent of repairs which are required, as well as suggest the most suitable materials, treatment and method for restoration.

ABOVE: The war memorial at ………. was subject to vandalism and sustained substantial damage, not that you could ever tell from this photograph after the restoration work by War Memorial Conservation Co.

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ABOVE: On the left, the statue after the incident. The marble rifle was completely destroyed beyond repair. On the right is the newly-carved rifle fitted to the remaining part of the original on the statue.

BELOW: The rifle was so intricately detailed that the replacement piece had to be hand-carved out of one piece of marble.

ABOVE: The restored war memorial with new rifle seamlessly fitted.

In addition to this consultancy service, our skilled stonemasons possess extensive experience in sourcing and crafting natural stone products to efficiently complete any restoration project.

Several on-site restoration services include:

Defect and condition surveying

Structural alterations and specialist repairs to external fabrics

Re-pointing and mortar repair with re-constituted stone mixes or lime based mortarsĀ 

Piece-in repair on new stonework with carvings to match original detailsĀ 

Facade repairs after cleaning

Fixing of bespoke masonry replacements

BELOW: Another example of intricate hand-carved restoration work to a crest for Cathays Chapel, Cardiff. This demonstrates the abilities of our master craftsmen that is applied to war memorials when required.

ABOVE: The crest fitted to last the test of time.

BELOW: Essential restoration was was required at the National War Memorial in Cathays Park, Cardiff. The elements had taken their toll on the stone however, our expertise saw that all repairs were completed to the highest quality in respect for this incrdible monument.

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ABOVE: The crest fitted to last the test of time.

ABOVE: The crest fitted to last the test of time.

ABOVE: The crest fitted to last the test of time.

ABOVE: The crest fitted to last the test of time.

ABOVE: The magnificent National War Memorial in Cathays Park, Cardiff.

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RESTORATION PROJECTS

Littlehampton War Memorial – July 27, 2015

Littlehampton War Memorial – July 27, 2015

SHAREWar Memorial Conservation Co. had the pleasure of restoring a war memorial in Littlehampton, West Sussex. The monument contains 236 names listed by rank, surname and initials of the men who tragically lost their lives during World...

Cowbridge War Memorial – Conservation – July 21, 2013

Cowbridge War Memorial – Conservation – July 21, 2013

SHAREHere, we at War Memorial Conservation Co. dismantled and reinstated Cowbridge War Memorial in the Vale of Glamorgan. The memorial had shown sign of movements and after a detailed inspection and survey of the locally loved monument,...

Littlehampton War Memorial – July 27, 2015

Littlehampton War Memorial – July 27, 2015

SHAREWar Memorial Conservation Co. had the pleasure of restoring a war memorial in Littlehampton, West Sussex. The monument contains 236 names listed by rank, surname and initials of the men who tragically lost their lives during World...

Cowbridge War Memorial – Conservation – July 21, 2013

Cowbridge War Memorial – Conservation – July 21, 2013

SHAREHere, we at War Memorial Conservation Co. dismantled and reinstated Cowbridge War Memorial in the Vale of Glamorgan. The memorial had shown sign of movements and after a detailed inspection and survey of the locally loved monument,...

Littlehampton War Memorial – July 27, 2015

Littlehampton War Memorial – July 27, 2015

SHAREWar Memorial Conservation Co. had the pleasure of restoring a war memorial in Littlehampton, West Sussex. The monument contains 236 names listed by rank, surname and initials of the men who tragically lost their lives during World...

Cowbridge War Memorial – Conservation – July 21, 2013

Cowbridge War Memorial – Conservation – July 21, 2013

SHAREHere, we at War Memorial Conservation Co. dismantled and reinstated Cowbridge War Memorial in the Vale of Glamorgan. The memorial had shown sign of movements and after a detailed inspection and survey of the locally loved monument,...