War Memorial Preservation

Various bodies provide lists of potentially suitable companies who may be able to provide the TWMPCwith an assessment of the state of the SCWM and eventually, funding permitting, conserve and possible repair the Memorial.  We also have a list of companies from the Lichfield Diocesan Advisory Council.

The Conservation Register

The Register holds detailed information on conservation/restoration businesses in the UK and Ireland.  Businesses meet specified criteria which include professional accreditation and the provision of examples of previous work for satisfied clients.  You can use the website or telephone enquiry service to find conservators by type of object and geographical location.  The Conservation Register, c/o Icon, The Institute of Conservation, Unit 1.5 Lafone House, The Leathermarket, Weston Street, London, SE1 3ER

T: 020 3142 6799

E: info@conservationregister.com,

W: www.conservationregister.com

The Building Conservation Directory

The Directory holds details of professional companies and craftsmen that deal specifically with historic buildings and monuments.  An A-Z list is available on their website with details of specialism areas.  It also includes information on sources of funding for historic buildings and general advice for building custodians.

The Building Conservation Directory, c/o Cathedral Communications Ltd, High Street, Tilsbury, Wiltshire SP3 6HA,

T: 01747 871717,

E: info@buildingconservation.com,

W: www.buildingconservation.com/directory.html

Historic Engalnd

As a public body, Historic England is unable to recommend individual businesses which provide specialist skills or materials.  However, the Regional Offices are able to give advice about potential restoration and conservation work.

West Midlands region: The Axis, 10 Holliday Street, Birmingham B1 1TG,

T: 0121 625 6820,

E: west.midlands@HistoricEngland.org.uk

W: Historic England

National Association of Memorial Masons

1 Castle Mews, Rugby, Warwickshire CV21 2XL, T: 01788 542264,

E: enquiries@namm.org.uk,

W: www.namm.org.uk

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