Painted and gilded decoration

Lincoln Conservation are recognised specialists in the cleaning, conservation and restoration of painted and gilded decoration throughout the UK.

The services offered include:

  • Consultancy and recommendations for the preventive care of historic decoration.
  • Comprehensive recording and surveys to include archival research, assessment of the building envelope and materials analysis to better understand the causes of deterioiration. These surveys can be used to apply for grant funding, faculty applications and for competetive tendering.
  • Investigation and research into overpainted or lost decorative schemes, to include paint analysis and localised or large scale uncovering.
  • Conservation treatments to include surface cleaning, removal of discoloured varnishes, overpaint removal, consolidation and repair of substrate, consolidation of flaking paint, filling and reintegration of losses.
  • Re-instatement of lost or damaged decorative schemes.