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Belgrave Conservation, managed by Claire Ridley ACR, provides specialist conservation services for museums and art galleries in the UK and overseas, stately homes and historic houses, churches, private individuals, auction houses and dealers.  The practice is located at Welbeck Abbey (Harley Foundation Studios), conveniently located off the M1, near Worksop.


Belgrave Conservation specialises in a wide variety of objects including:


  • Picture frames

  • Mirror frames

  • Gilded furniture

  • Furniture

  • Decorative surfaces including lacquer and japanning

  • Painted surfaces

  • Wood carvings

  • Polychrome sculpture

  • Architectural gilding

  • Commissions and new work 


Additional Services:


  • Condition reports/assessments

  • Preparing objects for an external loan

  • Packing objects for safe transportation

  • Display and storage of objects

  • Collection surveys

  • Consultancy

  • Insurance work

  • Project management

  • Providing recommendations for care of Collections, preventive care and environmental control and management


A collection and delivery service is available on request.


Belgrave Conservation is also prepared to work on site.

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