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Claire (Daly) Ridley MA, BA (Hons) ACR is the proprietor of Belgrave Conservation, based at Welbeck Abbey (Harley Foundation Studios) but serves the whole of the UK.


Belgrave Conservation is a practice specialising in fine and decorative art conservation. Services include the conservation and restoration of gilded, painted and decorative surfaces on all materials, specifically furniture, picture frames and gilded mirrors, architectural works, wood carvings and wooden artefacts.


Projects are undertaken in a clean, fully equipped and secure studio. Belgrave Conservation can also work on-site and provide conservation consultancy, condition surveys and advice on environmental conditions.  Belgrave Conservation can offer the services of highly skilled allied professionals, including a traditional woodcarver, a cabinet maker and an upholsterer.


The practice serves museums and art galleries in the UK and overseas, stately homes and historic houses, churches, private individuals, auction houses and dealers.

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