December 2010

Stone Cleaning : the Holburne Museum, Bath (Holburne Museum Trust)

October/November 2010

Stone repairs and conservation to the Dovecote, Bruton (National Trust)

Cleaning, sheltercoating and repair: Bristol Cenotaph (Bristol City Council)

Grafitti removal from the Westbury White Horse (Niall Phillips)

September/ October 2010

Stone repair to the Temple of Apollo, Stourhead, (National Trust)

Stone and render repair to Stourton House (National Trust)

Summer 2010

Working at the World Heritage Site of Butrint Albania as lead conservator with responsibilities for:

ø three teams of masons/conservators consolidating medieval walls and late antique buildings

ø updating the Condition Survey (password:rufina username:junia )

the surveying, photograpy, analysis and website design in the condition survey are all my work.

ø organising work for 2011



May 2010

Stone Cleaning to Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bristol (Clifton Suspension Bridge Trust)

Stone Cleaning to the Holburne Museum, Bath

April 2010

Masonry repairs and conservation to the Officers Mess, Larkill (MOD)

November/December 2009/January 2010

Stone Cleaning: the Holburne Museum, Bath

February to November 2009

Principal sub contractor for the stone cleaning of the Chapterhouse, Westminster Abbey. Main Contractor Nimbus Conservation Ltd

Architects: Beale and Stowe. Client: (English Heritage)

Jan 2009

Making moulds of newly carved ornamental stone urns (Nimbus Conservation)

October to December 2008

Ornamental plaster repairs, remodelling and repainting the drawing room at Ammerdown House, Ammerdown Park. (Right Hon Andrew Joliffe)

September 2008

Stone repairs to non-conformist chapel, Arnos Vale, Bristol

Stone repairs to Bristol Grammar School

Stone repairs to Anglican Chapel, Arnos Vale, Bristol

Paint sectional analysis at Ammerdown House.

August 2007

Stone repairs to non-conformist chapel, Arnos Vale, Bristol

Grafitti removal, Bristol cathedral

June/July 2007

Conservation consultant to the Butrint Foundation at the World Heritage site of Butrint, Albania

January to May  2008

Gilding and painting to metal railings of Victoria Park, Bath

Repairs and remodelling to stone obelisk, Cotham, Bristol

Conservation to painted eyes, portico, Blenheim Palace

Statuary conservation, Blenheim Palace

Cleaning and rewaxing bronze statue of King William of Orange, Queen’s Square, Bristol

Rebuild gatepier Alderley preparatory School

October 2007

Employed by UNESCO teaching on the ‘Regional course on archeological conservation in Southeast Europe 2007- Diagnosis and conservation’

September-December 2007

Conservation consultant to the Butrint Foundation at the World Heritage site of Butrint, Albania

August 2007

Laycock, Wiltshire UK

Repair and rebuilding of collapsed table tomb, St.Cyriac’s church, Laycock

June/July 2007

Conservation consultant to the Butrint Foundation in the World Heritage site of Butrint, Albania.


Programming of 2007 season’s conservation activity and preparation for the 2008 season.

Training of Albanian technicians.

Organising volunteer scheme whereby stonemasons and conservators from the UK work alongside the Albanian Trainees.

Organising an extensive programme of vegetation management.

Overseeing the future presentation of recent excavations.

May 2007

Frome. UK

Workshop based repair and conservation of 4 lifesize sandstone statues of classical figures dating from the late 18th century. Cleaning, consolidation, removal of inappropriate cementitious repair, remodelling and sheltercoating.

Corsham. UK

Repairs to the plaster work of the plunge pool building, Corsham Court

April 2007

Conservation consultant to the Butrint Foundation in the World Heritage site of Butrint, Albania.


Updating of the 2001 Monument Condition Survey of standing remains both within Butrint and outside, on the Vrina Plain and Diaporit

Producing a Vegetation Management Plan and introducing it into the park schedule

Producing a schedule of work for the 2007 conservation season

I changed the format of the existing survey so that is now  completely html based and serves as both an updateable survey and an archive, with links to archeological and conservation reports.

August 2006-March 2007.

Undertaking a range of conservation projects including:

           Repair and conservation of the Gothic Cottage: Stourhead (NT)

            Repairs to façade stonework and interior plasterwork, Langham House,       

            Rode, Somerset.

            Conservation at Chepstow Castle(CADW)

            Conservation of a range of civic statuary within Bristol. (BCC)

            Conservation and remodelling repair to the Cenotaph, Bristol (BCC)

            Conservation work  to Bristol Cathedral. (Seymour and Bainbridge,


June/July 2006

Conservation consultant to the Butrint Foundation in the World Heritage site of Butrint, Albania.


            Working alongside and training Balkan volunteers in the conservation of        

            The Roman Villa and Bath House at Diaporit, Butrint.

June 2006

Co-Curated the exhibition ‘The Work of Nek Chand’ which took place at The Bhavan Centre, London.

1993 – June 2006

This is a consistent period of self employment. Significant work includes major projects such as:

The conservation of the Abbey Gatehouse, Bristol, a significant building of Norman origin.

The production of a new freehand modelled stucco ceiling for Drake’s

Chamber, Buckland Abbey. I was awarded the 1999 RICS Conservation Award for this project.

Conservation work to Malmesbury Town Walls and Abbey.

Conservation work to the Corn Exchange and Guildhall, Bristol.

Plaster and stucco conservation the Norwich Assembly Rooms.

            Co-sculpting with Evie Body and John Davies the statue ‘The Spirit of the

            Fields’ for J. Sainsbury’s, Street.

            Conservation of the Norman Tympanum. St Nicholas’ Church, Gloucester.

            Surveying and writing specification for the conservation of the west front

Of St. Mary’s Church, Beaminster, Dorset.

During this period I also developed an Art practice, producing both digital video work and paintings and had solo exhibitions at:

The Tobacco Factory, Bristol

Bristol Old Vic Theatre

The Art Garden, Bristol

The Picton Street Gallery, Bristol

Fishworks, Bristol

And won entrance to the Gloucester Open ‘Eyepoppers’ exhibition for two years running.

Group Exhibitions:

            Artists with Allotments, The Create Centre, Bristol.



Ian Constantinides. St. Blaise Ltd. Then based in Westhill Barn, Evershot, Dorset

I joined St Blaise after leaving Weymouth College, beginning employment there as a conservation trainee. During the six years I was with St. Blaise I progressed to the role of Conservation Contract manager for the company. I was responsible for the organisation and management of the following significant work:

Reconstruction of the ornamental plaster after the destructive fire at Prior Park College, Bath.

            Major restoration and conservation at Stowe School, Buckinghamshire

Reconstruction of the ornamental plaster after the destructive fire at Uppark House, Sussex

Multiple seasons of conservation at Corfe castle, Dorset.

Conservation of  Roman baths, Bath,

Conservation of Harmondsworth Tythe barn

Within St Blaise in the later years I was responsible for pricing, tendering, report writing and management of many conservation projects. Whilst working for St. Blaise I attended the following courses and conferences:

            Materials for Conservation: UCL Summer School

            Pigment Analysis using the Polarising Microscope

            Stone Cleaning: Conference in Edinburgh and Glasgow

            Plaster and fresco conservation:Conference in Liverpool


Weymouth College


PG Diploma Course in the Conservation of Architectural Stonework (achieved Credit) This was the first year of this excellent course which sought to combine the stonemason’s with the conservator’s skills. Taught by Tony Steele and Geoffrey Teychenne and including, Geology, Stonemasonry to City and Guilds level, Letter Cutting and Conservation Science and Chemistry


Chats Palace, Homerton, East London

Community Artist.

At Chats Palace my prime responsibility was as printmaker and facilitator, running a community based silkscreen and offset lithographic printing workshop. This extended to the provision of darkroom facilities and photography workshops.  Secondary responsibilities were for drama and music workshops all held within a disused Victorian library Building. Chat’s Palace was held up as an example of exemplary Community Arts practise, famous for it’s annual community pantomime by the then GLC.


Inter Action Community Arts Centre, Kentish Town, London

Community Artist, working under the tuition of Ed Berman


Rumbek High School for Boys, Bahr el Ghazal Province, South Sudan

Teacher of English



University of Leeds, English Literature, graduated BAHons(2i)

1964- 1971

Duke of Yorks Royal Military School for Boys, Dover

3 ‘A’ levels 11 ‘O’ levels.

Overseas work:

2006-2007  onwards

Consultant conservator to the Butrint Foundation

February/March 2003

Chandigarh, North India. Conservation of the Rock Garden, a massive Outsider Art folly created by Padnamshri Nek Chand.

Summer 1985

Los Encuentros, Nicaragua

School building in war torn Nicaragua as part of an International Brigade of volunteers.


Teaching English at Rumbek High School for Boys, Sudan


Politics, Art: Visual and sound art, Archeology, Photography

Music, Computers, Camping, Gardening