Craftspeople ConservatorsArchitects Commissioners

Craftsmen & Women

Decorating and Plasterwork
Lucinda Compton – Conservator of Decorative Surfaces, (01423) 324290
Ernest Dobson and Sons – Decorating and Historic Finishes,
Hesp and Jones – (Charles Hesp – Specialist Decorators and Conservators,
Ryedale Plasterers Ltd. – (Catherine Windross) – Plasterers and Cornice Spacialists,
Sebastian Wakefield – (Sebastian Wakefield) – Painter and Gilder,

Furniture, Cabinetmaking, French Polishing
A A & L A Jones – (Tony Jones) – Antique Furniture Restoration,
Andrew G Podmore & Son – (David Podmore) – Antique Furniture Restoration & French Polishers,
Golden Hands – (MAster Yuri Karpov) – Furniture design & restoration, 
Hare & Ransome –  Andrew Robson) – Specialist Joiners,
Houghtons of York – (Roger Silk) – Joiners and Woodcarvers,
Silvanus Interiors – (Pascal Silvestre) – Architectural Joiners and Cabinetmakers, www.silvanus-
T L Phelps – Fine Furniture Restoration & Conservation Services,
Treske Ltd. – (Justin Bartlett) – Hardwood Furniture Makers and Designers,
Engineering and Vehicles
National Railway Museum – (Ed. Bartholomew) – Engineering Workshops and Conservation Studio,
Yorkshire Air Museum – (Ian Reed) – Conservation and Restoration of Aircraft,
Don Barker Ltd. – (Don Barker) – Architectural Blacksmiths,
Topp & Co. – (Chris Topp) – Architectural Metalwork,
J & J W Longbottom – (Richard Gudgeon) – Specialist Ironfounders, 
Derwent Valley Forge – (Joseph Cook)  Specialists in fencing, gates and tree enclosures.

Stained Glass
Barley Studio Ltd. – (Keith Barley) - Design and Mastery in Stained Glass,
Martin Johnson Ltd. – (Martin Johnson) - Stained Glass and Window Conservation,
Park Glass Studio – (Mark Harvey) – Stained Glass Designers,
Sambrook and Temperton – (Anthony Temperton) – Stained Glass Artists,
Stone and Wood
Iain Broadbent  – Woodcarving, Lettering, Repairs,

Martin Coward - Stonecarving,

J & W Kirby - timber frame construction and conservation,
Osgoldcross Joinery - Joinery and Carpentry, 
Peter Moore Masonry - Building and Conservation,
J Rotherham Masonry Ltd. – (Anna Buckley) - Stonemasons and Carvers,
Charles Smith - Sculptor of Letters,

York Minster – (Rebecca Thompson) – Superintendent of Works,

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Specialist Conservators & Restorers

Artworks Conservation – (Richard Hawkes) – Conservation and Restoration of Art on Paper,
Book Conservation Services - (Karen Vidler),  Book and Paper Conservation and Training,
Critchlow and Kukkonen Ltd –  (Lucy Critchlow) Conservation and Restoration of Easel Paintings
Mary Brooks – Textile Conservator,
Susie Clark – Paper and Photographic Conservator,

PJC Ceramics Ltd.
 – (Pete David), Ceramics Restoration,
Francis W Downing – Fine Art Conservation,
David Everingham – Conservation of Paintings , Decorative Schemes,
Mike Howden – Carving and Gilding Conservator,

Emma Lloyd-Jones – Book and Paper Conservator,

Katharine Lockett – Paper Conservator,
Michael Major – Sculpture Conservation and Restoration,
Ruth Mathias – Conservation of Art on Paper and Archives,
Mark Roberts Conservation Ltd – (Mark Roberts) European Easel Paintings,

Alaina Schmisseur - Archaeological and Museum Conservator,
Jim Spriggs – Archaeological Conservation Consultant,
Sally Strachey  Sally Strachey Conservation, Historic building conservation.
Stathis TsolisConservator Antiquities-Historical,
York Archaeological Trust – (Ian Panter) – Archaeological conservation & Historic Building Recording Services,
York Bookbinding – (Philip Winskill) – Bookbinding and Book Conservation,
York Glaziers Trust – (Sarah Brown & Charlotte Allaway) – Medieval Stained Glass Conservation,

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Architects and Building Consultants

Burrows Davies Ltd. - (Mark Burrows) - Restoration and Stonemasonry Specialist,
David Rawlins - Chartered Surveyor, Historic Buildings,
Ferrey and Mennim Limited – (Andrew Boyce) – Chartered Architects,
Gelder Harvey – (Philip Harvey), Architects,
Geoff Neal (Roofing) Ltd. – (Geoff Neal) – Roofing Contractor,
Jmark Construction Ltd. – (Julian Graves), Conservation Building Contractors,
Joplings – (Doulas Marr) – Building Surveyors,
Kevin Woods – Heritage Building, Plastering and Roofing Contractor,
Lanstone Conservation Ltd. - Heritage & Listed Building Contractors,

LHL Group – (Julie Cater) – Building Consultants,
Malcolm Tempest Ltd. - (Malcolm Tempest) - Architects and Designers,
Matthias Garn and Partner – (Matthias Garn) – Stone Structures,
Native Chartered Architects Ltd (Sophie Adamson) - Architects
Origin Structures Ltd. – (Steve Carney) –  Structural Engineering,
Pearce Bottomley – (Sebastian Rowe) – Architects and Building Consultants,
PPIY Ltd. – (Stephen Parry) – Architects and CMD Coordinators,
PURCELL  – (Martin Stancliffe and Christopher Cotton) – Conservation Architects and Heritage Consultancy,
Sandtoft Roof Tiles Ltd. – (Nigel Dyer) – Tile Manufacturers,
Simmon Sherriff Architects – (David Sherriff) – Architects, 0113 242 4000
Stephen Pickering – Stonemason and Traditional Building Services,
Wiles & Maguire – (Andrew Maguire) – Architects and Historic Building Consultants,
William Anelay Ltd. – (Charles Anelay) – Building and Restoration Contractors,
William Birch & Sons Ltd. – (Chris Birch) – Building and Restoration Specialists,
W R Dunn – (Richard Dunn) – Chartered Building Surveyors and Architects,
York Guild of Building – (John Niklaus),

York Handmade Brick Company Ltd. – Specialists in Handmade Bricks,
YJA – (Yvonne Adamson) – Historic Buildings Conservation,

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Commissioners and Educators

National Trust, Yorkshire Regional Office – (Roger Carr-Whitworth),
Quilt Museum and Gallery (Heather Audin)

York Conservation Trust Ltd. – (Philip Thake),
York Civic Trust – (David Fraser),
York Museums Trust – (Janet Barnes),

Castle Howard Estate – (Christopher Ridgway),


Heritage Craft Alliance Ltd. – (Glenn Young), Training in conservation crafts,
University of York, Dept. of Archaeology – (Gill Chitty) – Training in Conservation,
York Archaeological Trust – (John Walker),
York College – (Kevin Clancey) – Centre for Construction & Heritage Skills,
York Guild of Building – (John Niklaus) – Building Science Promotion,

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News Highlights

York provides new President for CIOB

Rebecca Thompson, YCCC Committee Member became the 114th President of the
Chartered Institute of Building in June. The CIOB has 47,000 members worldwide and
strives to promote the science and practice of building and construction for the benefit of

Bursary alumnus awarded PGC bursary

Russell Swift, winner of a 2016 York Foundation for Conservation and Craftsmanship bursary, has been awarded a bursary by the Provincial Grand Charity.  Russell specialises in carpentry restoration work and has most recently worked on projects in the Hutton-le-Hole and Lastingham areas.