Staffordshire team sent to Coventry

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.

Every cloud has a silver lining

Following his redundancy from the National Trust, Messenger is excited to announce that Fred Markland has joined the team.

All about Sophie

Sophie is one of our lovely and very knowledgeable conservation assistants here at Messenger. Below she talks about her “not so straightforward” route into conservation, what a day at Messenger looks like and updates us on one of her current project at Oxburgh Hall.

Hidden Treasures of a Tudor House

Messenger are nearing the half-way mark on a two-year project to complete the restoration of the roofs, chimneys and dormer windows of the property. When the work commenced, archaeologists did not expect to uncover one of the largest underfloor archaeology hauls of its type in a National Trust house.

All that Glitters is not Gold

Having received such a glowing set of testimonials for an actual glowing project, we couldn’t help but share these along with some stunning pictures of Elvaston Castle Coach House.

Beverley Minster makes the Yorkshire Post

The scaffolding pipes that now climb to the roof of England’s biggest parish church would if laid end to end stretch all the way to Market Weighton, some 10 miles west.