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HISTORIC BUILDING CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION


“As a specialist conservation and restoration contractor, our highly skilled craftsmen take great pride in refurbishing and maintaining some of the nation’s finest buildings. The quality of our workmanship speaks for itself and we enjoy relationships with English Heritage, The National Trust, Historic Royal Palaces, The Landmark Trust, The Crown Estate and many other high profile clients.” Chris Maryon DipBldCons MRICS MCIOB Operations and Conservation Director FWA Conservation


Introduction FWA Conservation is a specialist division of the Fairhurst Ward Abbotts Group with a focus on the conservation, restoration, refurbishment, conversion and extension of historic and ecclesiastical buildings and monuments. We have recently expanded beyond London and the Southeast into Cambridgeshire, the Midlands and Derbyshire. We believe in celebrating the heritage values of each building, garden, park and monument we work on, providing practical solutions that enhance the historic integrity of the property or landscape. Balanced with a commitment to true craftsmanship is our guarantee that the individual requirements and expectations of our valued clients will be at the centre of every FWA Conservation project.


We conserve historic properties for future generations to enjoy At the core of FWA Conservation is a team of craftspeople and managers whose combined creativity and skills provide the highest level of conservation available in the industry. We work together to conserve and restore historic and ecclesiastical buildings, many of them listed, including private homes, schools, churches, cathedrals, country estates, royal palaces and scheduled ancient monuments. We pride ourselves on the dedication and passion of our employees, their commitment to true craftsmanship and their ability to deliver outstanding results.


“I want to express my admiration for the excellent work that FWA Conservation - under your leadership - has carried out at Marbeck. I have admired the skill and quality of the work.” The Reverend Canon Dr James W Woodward Canon Steward – College of St George, Windsor Castle

Hampton Court Palace


Skilled craftspeople are the cornerstone of our success

Stowe


“I have no hesitation in recommending our site-based personnel to clients; they carry out their work with a respect and sensitivity rarely seen in our industry� Matthew Webster - Conservation Manager, FWA Conservation We are passionate about traditional building, restoration and conservation techniques and our time-served team of artisan tradespeople share between them many years of knowledge and experience in their chosen field. Recent commissions demonstrate unrivalled expertise in building fabric that includes lime plasterwork and renders; brick and flint work; wattle and daub; timber frame and joinery.


Specialists in stonemasonry restoration and conservation FWA Stonemasonry is a division of the FWA Group. Our highly skilled stonemasons undertake a diverse range of restoration and conservation commissions, working to the highest standards using traditional skills and natural materials on plain or decorative stone, terracotta, faience and marble.


“FWA has built a team of conservators and craftsmen of the highest pedigree who complement the company’s increasingly rare approach – namely the delivery of excellent results with a refreshingly honest and assured approach which inspires well deserved confidence and reputation.” Vicki Roulinson - Clerk of Works, Ely Cathedral

The Gatehouse, Waddesdon Manor


We strive to achieve excellence

Finchingfield Guildhall


We understand the vital importance of conservation work within the historic environment. We are committed to on-going training and personal development for all of our staff so that as a team we can continue to produce the standards of work that have earned the FWA Group its outstanding reputation in the industry.


FWA Team FWA Conservation is a specialist restoration and conservation company operating nationwide from head office locations in Cambridge and Dartford. FWA Lichfield Office Fairhurst Ward Abbotts The Studio, Charter House Sandford Street, Lichfield Staffordshire WS13 6QA Tel: 01543 262764 Fax: 01543 410687

FWA Cambridge Office Fairhurst Ward Abbotts 1 The Granary, Brook Farm Thrapston Road, Ellington Cambridgeshire PE28 0AE Tel: 01480 891980 Fax: 01480 891506

FWA London Office Fairhurst Ward Abbotts 123 Pall Mall London SW1Y 5EA Tel: 020 7101 0725 Fax: 01322 370235

FWA Dartford Office Fairhurst Ward Abbotts 225 London Road Greenhithe Kent DA9 9RR

“Our package of exceptional aftercare

Tel: 01322 387000 Fax: 01322 370235

the finished product.�

and maintenance reflects a commitment to building projects long after we have handed back to the client, ensuring their complete satisfaction with our work and

Geoff Taylor - Director

www.fwaconservation.co.uk

geoff.taylor@fwagroup.co.uk 07985 524983


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