- Specialist Restoration
- Conservation Services
- Bespoke Furniture Making
- Historic Interiors Work
Our skilled team offers specialist restoration and conservation services for furniture and important historic interiors across the North of England. Tim Phelps is a full Accredited Member of the Institute of Conservation, and workshop details are listed in the Conservation Register.
Most work is for private clients, but for more than twenty years the team has also regularly worked for the National Trust, especially at Nostell Priory – with projects that include the Muniment Room, Dining Room and Butler’s Pantry. Other notable commissions have included the Great Hall at Durham Castle and Scarborough Rotunda Museum.
- Skilled appraisal of historic pieces, accessible advice and outstanding quality work
- Respect for aged, mellow historic surfaces, textures and finishes
- Unrivalled stock of 17 – 19th century old surface timbers and brassware
- Use of reversible glue for veneer, marquetry and structural repairs
- Locks and castors refurbished
- Specialist replica work