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St John the Baptist Chester: Up close and personal
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St John the Baptist Chester: Up close and personal

Saint John the Baptist Chester is a Grade I listed church with a rare transitional style of architecture. It was once Chester’s Cathedral and the majesty of the interior is testament to such grandeur.
Grosvenor has had the privilege of refurbishing the roof and stone work over two phases which has brought us up close and [...]

Ebb and Flow at St Dwynwen's
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Ebb and Flow at St Dwynwen’s

Most buildings that we work on here at Grosvenor have a particular unique quality – borne out by their age, associations or rarity.

St. Dwynwen’s church on the island of  Ynys Llanddwyn, Anglesey has all these qualities infused with the ebb and flow of the sea over a causeway that limits access to certain times of [...]

Set in Stone
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Set in Stone

When Germany invaded the Netherlands in 1940 – thousands of Dutch sailors fled the country via requisitioned ships and many found themselves in Holyhead.
Many stayed there and found love and life on Anglesey.
To honour such an emotive event which had such an impact upon so many lives – a memorial is to be made [...]

3. Conserving Liverpool Town Hall - Building Blocks
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3. Conserving Liverpool Town Hall – Building Blocks

Liverpool Town Hall is one of several landmark buildings that Grosvenor is currently working on.
Take a walk up Castle Street and you will see the grand classical facade adorned with a portico and beautifully furnished with a wonderful dome. It looks complete in its scale and proportion.

Look closer and you might see several distinct periods [...]

Another Award!
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Another Award!

Will Mellor receives the PORTICO project RTPI (Royal Town Planning Institute)- IHBC (Institute of Historic Building Conservation) Planning Achievement Award 2013

2. Conserving Liverpool Town Hall - Frieze unfrozen
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2. Conserving Liverpool Town Hall – Frieze unfrozen

High up on the principal facades of the Town Hall there is a frieze which depicts scenes and artefacts relating to Liverpool’s foreign trade.
Blackened and stained with decades of grime their beauty has receded into the stone walls of this magnificent edifice.
Now, Grosvenor is helping bring these wonderful carvings back to life by using a [...]

1: Conserving Liverpool Town Hall - Background
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1: Conserving Liverpool Town Hall – Background

It has been said that Liverpool has the largest amount of Georgian buildings in the UK after London.
Out of such a rich Georgian heritage, one building shines – Liverpool Town Hall.
Built in 1754 to a design by John Wood Jr of Bath and then augmented by James Wyatt at the end of the C18th this [...]

Reaching for the sky at St Paul's Seacombe (updated)
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Reaching for the sky at St Paul’s Seacombe (updated)

***For latest pics – see below***
Grade II listed St Paul’s was built in 1846 when Seacombe, Birkenhead was a hamlet, it served the local wealthy parishioners and residents of the area.
Built in an elevated position looking over the River Mersey in the Early Middle Pointed style of the 13th Century.
The area became impoverished during the 1920s [...]

Moel Famau - Layers of history (updated)
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Moel Famau – Layers of history (updated)

**see below for some of the latest pics**
Moel Famau is an ancient place – designated an area of outstanding natural beauty it takes it’s name from a common Welsh descriptive term ‘moel’ – which means bare hill.
No longer a bare hill – it is crossed by the northern section of the ancient Offa’s Dyke and [...]

All Wales Award for best small commercial development
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All Wales Award for best small commercial development

We’re deeply honoured and proud to announce that our project: the Visitor Centre at Denbigh Castle has won the LABC All Wales Award for the best commercial development.
It has now been entered into the National Awards.
You can learn more about the multiple award winning Visitor Centre here
We’re celebrating by showing you some more exclusive pics [...]