Building Conservation

Company of Artisans is a Building Conservation practice that is passionate about the care, preservation and understanding of our built heritage.

Charlie Slade began his professional life as a Building Conservator with St. Blaise and then Cliveden Conservation, before working as a freelance contractor with Elliott Ryder and Daedalus Conservation. We work with Principle Contractors and clients including The National Trust and Ringway Jacobs, Museums and Local Authorities. Our specialist areas include Stone, Brick and tile, Historic Plaster and Earth building Mortars.

We are committed to safe working practices and to continually improve our skills through training, study and research.


Latest Projects

Cleaning Roman Sculptures

A loan from a Museum to a major exhibition of Roman and Greek statues usually kept in storage, meant that Charlie had the opportunity to

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