News and Articles

Plymouth’s Elizabethan House featured in SPAB Magazine

The Elizabethan House was built just before 1600, home to merchants and businessmen who wanted to work and sleep by the bustling harbour. Many years later, vital structural and strengthening works were carried out as part of Plymouth’s Mayflower 400 commemorations. 

SPAB Scholars visit to Messenger

The SPAB scholarship is an advanced training programme for architects, engineers and surveyors in building conservation. Travelling around the country for nine months, the scholars are exposed to a wide variety of projects, conservation issues, philosophies and crafts.

The Cardinal’s Library!

The Oratory, located in the Edgbaston area of Birmingham, was founded in 1849 by St John Henry Newman. Messenger was contracted in late 2020 to undertake extensive repairs to the lantern on the roof of the Cardinal’s Library.

Celebrating Ten Years

This Sunday, April 18th, marks ten years since Messenger was incorporated and the years since have seen the company go from strength to strength.

Cutting Edge Conservation Project Saves Lincoln’s History

Our specialist stonemasons have begun the £2.5m two-year project to conserve Lincoln Medieval Bishop's Palace for the future.

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.

Essential Restoration brings Plymouth’s Elizabethan House back to Life!

The Messenger team have been working on this project for the past nearly 18 months to create an immersive visitor experience for the Mayflower 400 anniversary. The house is set to be one of the key legacy projects for Britain’s Ocean City!

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.