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Tim Phelps and team offer specialist restoration and conservation services for all period and modern furniture and historic interiors’ woodwork across the North of England; all insurance work; great stock of period old surface timbers.
By appointment only.
We specialise in the restoration of fine furniture. Traditional methods and materials are used and we endeavour to provide the highest levels of craftsmanship, retaining the authenticity of your furniture. We undertake a wide variety of cabinet repairs, along with gilding restoration, re-caning, providing replacement leathers and keys.
At Paterson Restorations Ltd, I apply my personal skill and attention to detail to create a high quality conservation and restoration service.
I specialise in the restoration of Boulle, Marquetry, Fretwork and other intricate detailing and have extensive experience of working on rare and valuable antique furniture.
I feel that the restoration of antiques is ecologically sound. Preserving our inheritance for future generations and care for the environment are important aims of this workshop.
Charles Perry Restorations Ltd are Royal Warrant Holders to HRH The Prince of Wales Antique Furniture Restorers.
Our skills cover furniture and objects from all periods and countries. These skills include cabinet repairs, veneer loss replacement, hand polishing and waxing, traditional upholstery, carving and gilding, boulle and ormolu to name but a few.
“I have been going to Ludovic Potts for furniture and other repairs and restorations for almost 20 years. I went first after seeking recommendations. Ludovic’s name repeatedly came up, I wouldn’t now go to anyone else, for all kinds of reasons. He knows what he is talking about; he has a wide-ranging expertise and is always honest about the options for any individual piece – and he can be refreshingly frank about what is not worth doing. I have always been impressed by the quality of the work, the precise attention to detail and the traditional craft methods he uses. One of his first jobs for us was the restoration of a nice, if not particularly special, Victorian chaise longue. After well over fifteen years of rough treatment it still looks and feels good. It is always a pleasure dealing with Ludovic, and he makes the whole process flexible and trouble free – from first contact to final delivery.”
Testimonial from Mary Beard, Newnham College, Cambridge