Hall Conservation Ltd


Windpump Plaque

Hall Conservation were asked by the National Trust to restore a damaged aluminium plaque that commemorated the last working wooden windpump in Wicken Fen, Cambridgeshire. The windpump was built around 1912 and is used to pump water from drainage channels up into the Fen for land drain
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Nasmyth Steam Hammer, Eccles, Lancashire, Private owners

The steam hammer is sited at the entrance of the Nasmyth Business Centre, Green Lane, Patricroft, Eccles. Appropriately it is directly opposite the site of Nasmyth’s Bridgewater Foundry where the hammer was originally made in 1851 for the Elscar colliery workshop, where it remained in
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Ruston RB4 Navvy, Museum of Lincolnshire Life

Hall Conservation Ltd was asked to undertake a condition survey on this excavator and produce a report with recommendations for treatment. The wooden cab had been removed, exposing the internal mechanisms to the elements, there was severe flaking corrosion on the bucket of the excavat
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Thirlmere Valve, Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester

Hall Conservation Ltd was initially required to clean and remove loose, flaking corrosion, leaving any sound paint intact. However, it quickly became clear that at some stage a heavy coating of bitumen had been crudely applied over the entire exterior surface, moving parts included, a
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