Renovation in the Prettiest Village in the County

15th June 2016

Mark Womersley has today been to advise the new owner of Cheviot View on the use of sympathetic breathable lime mortars and insulation materials in its conservation and restoration. The building is a Listed Cottage in Foulton Village, near Berwick upon Tweed.

 

Offering Paint Advice at Holy Trinity Church, Hull

13th June 2016

Advice on a paint specification for Holy Trinity Church, Hull

An Art nouveau window in the south aisle, designed by Walter Crane, currently surrounded by modern, unsympathetic, deteriorating paint finishes.

Andrew Boyce an Architect responsible for advising on the maintenance of the fabric of this important church has asked Womersley’s for advice on the use of Beeck mineral paints for redecorating the church in a more breathable finish after successfully using these water glass paints at other churches, which had been inappropriately decorated in the past.

Developing Thornton's Conservation Area Assessment to Guide Develeopment

12th June 2016

Womersleys have recently expanded and further detailed Thornton's Conservation Area Assessment to guide development in the former grounds of Ashfield House, a former mid Victorian Mill Owners House

Talbot Yard Malton Wins Award

11th June 2016

Talbot Yard Food Court recently won the Tourism & Leisure category for the 'Project of the Year: RICS Awards, Yorkshire & Humber'

We were glad to supply the contractor JG Masonry with lime mortars and breathable lime screeds and Foamit foamed glass sub base used in all the converted buildings.

Insulating an Old Building with the Internal Warmshell System

5th June 2016

Womersley's have recentley advised on and supplied another brethable insulation system to the inside of a new barn conversion.

Results of Plaster Survey at Wythenshaw Hall following fire damage

4th June 2016

Womersley’s employed by Ornate Interiors, working for Thomasons, have undertaken a plasterwork condition survey and prepared a schedule of sensitive repairs to plasterwork damaged by a recent fire, on the 15th March 2016, at Wythenshawe Hall.

Traditional and Natural Paints featured in LPOC magazine

4th June 2016

The latest edition of the listed property owners club magazine features a case study illustrating the use of natural and traditional paints supplied by Womersleys, to a barn conversion in Halifax

 

The Hairy Builder (Biker) Promo

4th June 2016

The Hairy Builder Series with Dave Myers follows Dave as he works with William Anelays, one of the oldest masonry contractors in the uk. Womersleys are pleased to have supplied many of the traditional lime mortars, renders, plasters and breathable limecrete floors that can be seen used in this TV series