Monthly Archives: February 2016

Measuring cornices – metres and mitres!

We get a lot of great enquiries about restoring or conserving decorative cornices/coving.  To give an accurate quote specialist plaster companies require the following bit of homework please. The first item we need to know are the measurements of each coving section (typically measured in 3m lengths). Secondly we require the following measurement of the end section of
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Dreamland Ballroom – open for dancing!

Dreamland Pleasure Park in Margate re-opened in June 2015 after an huge £18million investment (lottery funded). All under the guidance of flamboyant, artistic director Wayne Hemingway. First opened in the 1860s, the park originally featured a scenic rollercoaster, ice-rink, cinema and ballroom. Coombs (Canterbury) approached us to undertake the restoration and replication of multi-space
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