Two Gongs for the Old Granary!

Completed in August 2020 as part of a £3.7m project at Darwin College, the Old Granary scooped up the award for Best Conservation Project and the Craftsmanship Award at the Cambridge Design and Construction Awards.

Welcome on board, Ciara!

Ciara has over fifteen years’ experience in the industry, most recently in her own design practice, and is coming on board to support our site teams with Contractor Design Elements of the various projects we undertake.

Oxburgh makes the broadsheets again!

The multi-million pound renovation at Oxburgh Hall, Norfolk has featured in the media several times since the project started 18-months ago, most recently in The Daily Telegraph!

Christmas Traditions at Messenger

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.

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.