Tag : Syon House

21 & 20 St James's Square
Nov 20th, 2012 | | Commercial premises | Portfolio | 10 Comments

20 St James’s Square, London

21 & 20 St James's Square Sir Watkin Williams-Wynn 4th Bart. (1749-89) succeeded his father when only five months old. Unlike his predecessors he concentrated more on the arts – architecture, painting, the theatre...

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Brizlee Tower, Alnwick
Nov 26th, 2010 | | Monuments | No Comments

Brizlee Tower, Alnwick

An ornamental tower, dated 1781, and thought to have been designed by Robert Adam for the first Duke of Northumberland, although it is also attributed to the duke himself. It is in an elaborate Gothick style and was...

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Royal Albert Bridge, Cornwall
Nov 25th, 2010 | | Bridges | 2 Comments

Royal Albert Bridge, Cornwall

View of the 'Tube' from the Devon side looking towards Cornwall The Royal Albert Bridge is a railway bridge that connects Devon and Cornwall.  I was commissioned to carry out the paint analysis in order to see how...

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RAB paint slice
Oct 20th, 2010 | | Bridges | Exterior | Portfolio | Recent projects | No Comments

Royal Albert Bridge, Cornwall

A previous existence as a miltary parachutist helped me on this project.  The 185ft bridge had to be scaled at night, when the trains had stopped running, in order for paint samples to be taken. See the BBC clip...

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Apr 27th, 2010 | | Colour Services | Paint Technical | 4 Comments

A Brunel Bridge – part two

An early view of Saltash Station, with the Bridge behind. Acknowledgement: Stephen Rowson In October 2009 I posted a blog on my sampling of the paint on the Royal Albert Bridge. I had been employed by Network...

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PRB Triptych
Apr 11th, 2009 | | Colour Services | 2 Comments

Colour Surveys

Colour Match of a stippled surface in Wilton House As many will know, Papers and Paints have been colour-matching objects brought to the shop for most of our sixty years. Typically these take the form of flakes...

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