This property is an incredible Grade II* listed Palladian house in Suffolk, based on a design by renowned architect Robert Adam in the 18th century. The building is particularly significant as it contains many Coade stone decorations. The stone is a highly durable and highly valuable material, akin to types of ceramics. Project Summary Messenger […]
The house was built just before 1600, home to merchants and businessmen who wanted to work and sleep by the bustling harbour. In the Victorian period, the property housed up to 58 people at a time before being rescued from demolition and opened as a historic house museum in 1930. Project Summary Messenger was awarded […]
Bringing some Christmas cheer to our Head Office in Collyweston and keeping our Christmas traditions alive – in spite of the different year everyone has had in 2020.
“Stowe remains one of the country’s finest buildings and one I will never tire of visiting”. We take a look back at the various work our teams have carried out at Stowe over the years.
Project Summary Messenger was awarded the contract to construct a new extension inclusive of basement, tanking and waterproofing, conservatory and alterations to the existing house, inclusive of removal of existing fittings, surface finishings and appointments, electrical and mechanical installations. The contract works also include internal and external structural alterations/re-profiling, new services installations and the upgrade […]
Project Summary Messenger was invited to attend site following the collapse of a well at the insured property. Investigations proved the collapse was due to the existing well and the surrounding substrata becoming overwhelmed due to recent heavy rainfall. Messenger was instructed to make safe the hole and to divert the existing stormwater away from […]
Ahead of Coventry being crowned the UK City of Culture 2021, Historic Coventry Trust instructed our Staffordshire team to set upon transforming the cities historic city gates into unique visitor accommodation.
A redundant British Rail 12 tonne wagon found in burnt out condition, saw one of our specialist teams travel to Wales to fix a brand new standing seam zinc roof.
Following his redundancy from the National Trust, Messenger is excited to announce that Fred Markland has joined the team.
Jon made the lead inner casket for the remains of King Richard III, found buried under a car park (the site of a former chapel) in Leicester in 2012, he was also tasked with welding it shut.