Stratfield Saye – Home of the Duke of Wellington

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A historic oil painting from the Duke of Wellington’s collection was recently discovered in the attic at the Duke’s Stratfield Saye estate. The Coat of Arms hatchment had suffered some damage and was evidently in a very fragile condition. After being contacted by Stratfield Saye, we visited the Hampshire residence and were able to provide… Read more »

Ackergill Tower restoration saves 270 paintings

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In 2015, we were asked to visit the luxury hotel, Ackergill Tower, in the Scottish Highlands after a fire broke out in the Grade A listed 15th century castle. We were called to immediately assess the damage and formulate a plan for restoration. Although the fire had been contained away from the main building, the… Read more »

8000 Items restored after severe property damage

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We were recently asked to attend and assess a property in central London with severely damaged contents caused by the collapse of chimneys within the building. Artwork and furnishings were particularly affected by soot and cement dust. The property housed a world-class collection of 8000 items comprising, oil paintings, furniture, sculptures, personal papers, books, antiques,… Read more »

£35M of artwork saved following fire

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About 20 firefighters battled the blaze at Ackergill Tower in Caithness and averted a “near catastrophe” by preventing it from spreading to the main building. The blaze broke out in the early hours of Sunday morning at the grade A-listed building. A member of the public alerted the fire service after smoke was seen coming… Read more »