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Somewhere over the rainbow
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Somewhere over the rainbow

Grosvenor is working high up in the scaffolding at Wrexham Cemetery to bring these buildings into re-use. So high in fact that our operatives are somewhere over the rainbow…

The Voice of a Nation
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The Voice of a Nation

Largely unchanged since being built in the 1830’s, Yr Ysgwrn was the home of the poet, Ellis Humphrey Evans better known by his bardic name, Hedd Wyn. This traditional Welsh hill farm, nestled in the beautiful surrounding of Meirionnydd in Snowdonia National Park, became renowned in 1917 when Hedd Wyn won the bardic chair of […]

Beauty in Dereliction
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Beauty in Dereliction

Flaybrick Hill Cemetery in Birkenhead is one of the most remarkable green spaces in the north west of England. It was designed by renowned Victorian landscape designer Edward Kemp and opened in 1864. At the heart of a cemetery is a Gothic Revival building which has suffered dereliction over the years. Grosvenor are gently bringing […]

The full gamut of history at Cheshire West and Chester
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The full gamut of history at Cheshire West and Chester

  Grosvenor has had a long relationship with the historic environment within the Cheshire West and Chester area. From enhancing and conserving the historic walls of Chester, to installing state of the art viewing platform at the Roodee, and re-building in its entirety the historic Round Tower at Sandiway, we have grown through our interaction […]

Vibrant Community at Tattenhall
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Vibrant Community at Tattenhall

St. Alban’s Church at Tattenhall in Cheshire is a beautiful Grade II* listed building set in a peaceful country town. The combination of a vibrant community and focal point church has lead to a sensitive extension in red sandstone ashlar to the north side. The purpose to provide extensive space for the community including a […]

Early Georgian Serenity at Croxteth Hall
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Early Georgian Serenity at Croxteth Hall

Croxteth Hall, Liverpool is a delight. Syncopated serenity along the principal facade of 1702. The facade rises effortlessly from the grounds which were the original hunting grounds of the Molyneux family. Such effortless serenity would be lost if it wasn’t for the regular conservation and maintenance of the building as a whole – warts and […]

Another Award Winning Apprentice at Grosvenor
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Another Award Winning Apprentice at Grosvenor

Grosvenor are proud to announce that our very own Sean Roberts has won another award – this time  the York College Apprentices’ Apprentice of the Year award. We’re very proud of Sean and what he has achieved.  

Towering above the rest - heightened drama at Chester Cathedral
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Towering above the rest – heightened drama at Chester Cathedral

Our work at Chester Cathedral has gone to new heights. Grosvenor have been working on one of  the principal landmarks in England – the tower at Chester Cathedral. Conserving the stone is the prime aim – including re-carving beautiful details that give the tower its presence. Here are some dramatic shots of our work and […]

St. Peter's Prestbury now complete
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St. Peter’s Prestbury now complete

Grosvenor is very proud to announce that the work on the new building at St. Peter’s Prestbury is now complete. A cutting edge design which is rooted in the Gothic traditions of the past with the use of angular lines and traditional materials. The building designed for multi-use function and to be full of light […]

A short film on the Renaissance of the Sandiway Round Tower
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A short film on the Renaissance of the Sandiway Round Tower

Grosvenor were involved in the re-building of the Sandiway Round Tower heart and soul – after it was demolished after an accident. Here’s a film that we commissioned as a gift to the people of Sandiway – who have endeavoured to restore this beautiful building Sandiway Round Tower from Andy Marshall on Vimeo.