26 Feb Winners of Oxford Preservation Trust Award
Heritage Stone Access Win Oxford Preservation Trust Conservation Award
In the OPT February 2021 online awards event we were delighted to receive a 2020 Conservation Award for our work in conserving the High Street facade at All Souls College Oxford. The Awards – granted annually by the Oxford Preservation Trust – include both repair and restoration as well as new buildings and extensions in heritage settings. We were one of four winners this year in the Conservation category for our work which formed part of a phased development of stone restoration at All Souls undertaken under the direction of Accredited Conservation Architect Philip Waddy RIBA AABC. The work included the renovation of the finely detailed latticed chimneys and the cleaning of the entire facade with stone replacement and mortar repair work. Heritage Stone Access did a preliminary inspection from the ropes and then worked off a scaffold to do the masonry. This way of working reduced the amount of time the facade was covered by scaffolding in this beautiful, internationally reclaimed heritage area.