War Memorial receives re-carving and replacement of engraved ashlar course, capitals, and coping stones.
USL was appointed as Principal Contractor to carry out stone conservation works to Portsmouth Naval Cemetery standing on Southsea Common, overlooking the promenade. USL is honoured to work in collaboration with Commonwealth War Graves Commission to repair this special Grade I monument.
This imposing memorial takes the form of a massive stone obelisk, with four ships’ prows projecting from the apex, inspired by the rostral columns erected to celebrate Roman naval victories. Constructed in Portland stone with bronze plaques, the space honours WWI and WWII conflicts.
USL works included: