New Website Launch

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Artisan Plastercraft is excited to announce the launch of our updated website.  Our new site has a fresh modern look, designed with better optimisation for today’s browsing across multiple devices.  We have made more information available without changing the navigation you are used to.  We hope that you enjoy your experience when visiting our website.

Artisan Plastercraft win Gold and Silver at the FIS Contractors Awards

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On Tuesday 4th June was this year’s Finishes and Interiors Sector (FIS) Contractors Awards held at the Dorchester Hotel in London.  More than 500 members of the FIS attended to celebrate the sectors best completed projects and top performers. Judges Tony Peri and Cliver Perry said in a joint statement “As ever, the quality of […]

Artisan wins AJ Specification Awards – The Chapel

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We are pleased to have won the AJ Specification Awards, “Colours and Finishes” category, for our Lime Plastering work at The Chapel project. Click here for more information on the awards. Click here to read more information about our work on the project.

Artisan Golf Day – Sweetwood Park Golf Club

Artisan Plastercraft Director’s played host to 20 of our clients at Sweetwood Park Golf Club in Kent in September 2018. We then wrapped up with a fabulous lunch and drinks in the clubhouse. Thanks to everyone for joining us, we all had such fun and the weather held out for us on the day. Well […]

Decorative Plaster Mouldings – Greenwich

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We are currently working at the Dreadnought Building at Greenwich University, London. We are carrying out internal lime plastering to walls, external lime plaster repairs and external window decorative moulding repairs. We love working on iconic buildings such as these.    

Plaster Restoration Heritage Construction Days

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We believe in passing down traditional building methods to the next generation at Artisan Plastercraft. We enjoy sharing our techniques to include: how to make plaster ceiling roses and teaching lath and plaster. This is why we regularly attend (with working partners Coniston Construction) The Old Royal Naval College; Careers in Heritage Construction Day at Greenwich […]

Artisan join historic building association SPAB

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Artisan Plastercraft are excited to be supporting the The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB).  As a corporate supporter we want to help educate individuals and organisations who believe old buildings have a future and assist the SPAB in the excellent work they undertake. Lath and Lime Plaster is an important aspect of preserving the internal and external fabric of old buildings and we are pleased to pass on our expertise in this field.

Grand Re-opening of Royal Academy of Arts

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On the 15th May Director Michael Arney, Surveyor Peter Adams & Site Manager Kevin Salih attended the grand re-opening of The Royal Academy of Arts (RA). It was truly fantastic to see the completion of the RA’s ambitious 10-year project to mark its 250-year anniversary. Artisan Plastercraft’s was a significant contractor (our part of the […]

Lime Plaster Ceiling – The Chapel

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We recently completed lime plaster ceiling work on a vaulted ceiling within this stunning residential property. The house is crafted from the ruins of an old Chapel, situated in Grove Park, London. We worked closely with our instructing partners, John Smart Architects – please take a look at their vision for The Chapel project.  If […]

Enriched modillion block cornice – Royal Academy

Enriched Modillion block decorative cornice

This week we are working on making a new mould for the Royal Academy of Arts project.  Our craftsman has taken a squeeze of an enriched cornice on site (shown in image below) and from this squeeze we have cast a positive impression in the workshop (seen in image to left). The next steps are […]