Meet Meirion Davies – one of our apprentices (educated at the world famous York College).
We are currently conserving the stone pinnacles at Chester Cathedral and we gave him the challenge to copy one of the eroded details.
Here is his response!
There are more pics of Meirion at work over on our Facebook Page here
To see a full album with more images of our work at the Cathedral see here
If you go down to Chester today you’ll see the grand Cathedral partly shrouded in scaffolding.
Grosvenor is part of an ongoing conservation project to help maintain Chester’s iconic Cathedral.
Currently we are working on the pinnacles – the stone ‘pointy’ things that [...]
The Llanberis Quarry Hospital served the men working in the Dinorwig Quarry.
Situated at the foot of the quarry nearby it was at the heart of the pioneering health service – focusing on the extreme working conditions at the quarry.
An exemplar building at the time it became redundant, and has now been restored to its former [...]
Always at Grosvenor we have been driven by an innate passion to produce the best work with the best materials in the most environmentally friendly way.
Achieving the ISO 9001:2008 certification has rubber stamped our already robust work procedures which have, to all intents and purposes, been a part of a strong tradition of historic building [...]
Grosvenor Construction Ltd are award winning contractors in the heritage and building conservation business. Our success means that we regularly need qualified and engaged personnel to join us.
We’re currently looking for an experienced Banker Mason/ Stone Carver to work on a variety of heritage and building conservation projects.
To apply for a position please [...]
There’s no two ways about it: Winstanley Hall is in need of urgent repairs and your help.
You can find more about the threat and the attempts by SAVE Britain’s Heritage to save Winstanley Hall here
The Hall is late C16th and a rare Tudor survival in the North of England. It has a remarkable layered history.
Built by Thomas Cholmondeley (Baron of Delamere} in the early C19th, the Round Tower which was encircled by the A556 has become a symbol of survival in our modern world.
When it was demolished by a car incident, there developed a powerful campaign to restore the Round Tower to its former beauty.
We’re honoured to be involved [...]
Down a ancient Welsh lane next to the roaring briny lies a beautiful church at Plas Menai
It has real ‘genius loci’ – a place where the church is of the hill and not on it.
Stone hewn from the locality and built by skilled hands.
Today the skilled hands at Grosvenor started from the inside out with [...]