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Environmental Monitoring & Investigation

Careful investigation and monitoring of problems such as damp, decay and movement, are important in identifying appropriate and cost effective solutions.


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Companies supplying goods or services for Environmental Monitoring & Investigation
Hirst Conservation Ltd
Head Office, Laughton , Sleaford, Lincolnshire NG34 0HE London Office, 75 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EL
Tel 01529 497449 (Sleaford) 0800 068 5418 (London) Fax 01529 497518
Email: pa@hirst-conservation.com
Website: www.hirst-conservation.com
Hirst Conservation, established in 1986 by Elizabeth Hirst, who was trained by the Bakers, who were amongst the UKs most eminent conservators of wall paintings and limestone sculpture. They are on the Conservation Register and employs a number of PACR accredited conservators. The company structure includes a wide range of disciplines, including stone and sculpture, lime plastering , metal and bronze, stucco, decorative finishes, wall paintings, materials analysis, paint research and easel paintings conservation, using experienced conservators. Other aspects of their work include cleaning of building surfaces, gilding, environmental monitoring, moisture and salts profiling, condition surveys, and remedying ceiling suspension.
Hutton + Rostron
Netley House, Gomshall, Guildford, Surrey, GU5 9QA
Tel 01483 203221
Email: ei@handr.co.uk
Website: handr.co.uk
Founded in 1966, Hutton and Rostron are a team of highly experienced and knowledgeable building professionals and scientists specialising in investigating problems in buildings, building materials and building occupancy. H+R are also market leading experts in building pathology and heritage conservation, specialising in problems involving damp and decay. Visit the H+R website today for more information.
Sally Strachey Historic Conservation
Temple Cross House, Lower Godney, Wells, Somerset BA5 1RZ
Tel 01458 832 441
Email: office@sshconservation.co.uk
Website: www.sshconservation.co.uk
We are award-winning, ICON-accredited specialists in the conservation of historic buildings, archaeology, monuments and sculpture. With over 35 years experience, we offer a full service from reports and surveys, including rope access, through to conservation on site by our team of masons, carvers and conservators, working on a wide range of churches and historic sites. We advise on and undertake the repair and conservation of architectural stonework, archaeological sites, museum pieces, church monuments, historic plaster and render, sculpture and decorative surfaces. Based in Somerset, we operate in the West Country, Wales, the Midlands, London, the South and further afield.
Ridout Associates, The Old Farm House, Hagley Hill Farm, Birmingham Road, Stourbridge, West Midlands DY9 9JT Telephone 01562 885135 Fax 0)1562 885312 Website: www.ridoutassociates.co.uk