Client: National Trust
Completed: May 2024
Category: Historic Building
Contract Duration: 32 Weeks
Architect: Rena Pitsilli-Graham Architect
What we did...
  • Restoration & Conservation
  • Stone Masonry
  • Render Repairs
  • Windows Repairs
  • Timber Restoration

USL are pleased to share the recently completed project for the lovely Edwardian house, Polesden Lacey Mansion House for the National Trust.  USL was appointed as the principal contractor to carry out essential conservation works to the building exterior including; stone, render, windows, timbers and restoration to the clock cupola. This programme was organised in partnership with Rena Pitsilli- Graham Architect.

The programme comprised comprehensive conservation repairs to all surfaces followed by sensitive redecoration to harmonise the appearance of the yellow walls and balustrade render.

As a Grade II* listed property, the cupola is one of the most significant elements of the building, an iconic symbol seen from all directions.  The team sensitively conserved and re-detailing the leadwork and external timber joints to improve weatherproofing and prevent future water ingress and damage.

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