Michael O'Connor
Historic Building & Monument Care
Specialist consultant in conservation of historic buildings

Conservation

Trials being carried out in the laser cleaning of soiled historic stonework
Trials being carried out in the laser
cleaning of soiled historic stonework
 
 
 
Colour-matched mortars for discreet repair
Colour-matched mortars
for discreet repair
A comprehensive range of conservation techniques is offered and appropriate treatments are available from single carvings, to complex monuments, and entire facades.
During treatments the surface stonework is at all times closely scrutinised, seeking inherent structural weaknesses or significant archaeological evidence, such as polychromy or historic marks.
 
Our conservation service offers:
We recommend that preventive measures are always given priority in order to reduce the need for future treatments. However, where intrusive treatments do prove necessary we always embody the principle of reversibility so that changing conditions can be addressed and historic fabric re-treated.
 
 
 
© Michael O'Connor 2020 (historicmonumentcare.uk)