The Cornice Specialist Ltd

Wm McVey Ornamental Plasterers

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Kirkhaven Church Glasgow

Built around 1850, this building is now a Women's Resource Centre 

We are involved in the stabilisation and restoration of the ornate ceiling

This example of insitu lime ornate plasterwork, haired lime plaster on to lath backing -  "Scotch bracketing" follows the moulding profile to reduce the weight of plaster.

Due to a collapse of a section of ceiling we were employed to reinstate the section, check, stabilise and  secure the entire ceiling.

Client                        The Glasgow Building Preservation Trust

                                    Phone 0141 221 6061        Web www.bbpt.org

Occupiers                Well Park Enterprise Centre

                                    Phone  0141 550 4443        

Architects                  Elder & Cannon Architects

                               Phone 0141 204 1833        Web  www.elder-cannon.co.uk

Engineer                     R A Sykes

                                    `Phone 0131443 1465

Advisors                     Scottish Lime Centre

                                      Phone 01383 872722                 Web www.scotlime.org

Main Contractors       Lilley Construction