News and Articles

Hands-on Heritage: SPAB Fellows roll up their Sleeves at Wightwick Manor

Today we welcomed the 2024 SPAB William Morris Craft Fellows to our ongoing project at Wightwick Manor.

Continuing Efforts to Promote Heritage Crafts

The recent Heritage Careers Fair, organised by the West Midlands Historic Buildings Trust, was an event aimed at promoting heritage skills and careers within the heritage sector.

Messenger Powers up the Pitch: Sponsors Burntwood Dragons Thunder U16s Stylish New Training Kit!

Our Burntwood Office is happy to share news of sponsoring the local Burntwood Dragons Thunder U16 boys' team.

Jingle Illy Bells!

Continuing our Christmas Crafting tradition and brewing up festive magic with upcycled tin can decorations!

The story of the Magnificent Tree

We, at Messenger, built and moved into our current head office in 2018. Having always had a vision to light the front tree at Christmastime, it wasn’t until the somber Covid year of 2020 that we finally invested the time and effort to do so.

Renowned historian to present on splendour of Tudor palaces

Historian and broadcaster, Dr Jonathan Foyle, will give a public lecture on Tudor palace interiors at St Andrew's, Collyweston.

A Royal visit to Leicester Cathedral

Last month saw Leicester Cathedral welcome His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh as part of a four venue tour around Leicestershire.

A new era for one of Britain’s most remarkable country houses!

The final phase of work on the State Dining Room at Stowe House culminates 23 years of activity by the Stowe House Preservation Trust to restore the house to a similar appearance of that around the year 1800.

Lunchtime Litter Lovers

Here at Messenger, we are proud to be a part of a company that values environmental sustainability and community engagement.

Restoration of Priory House, Dunstable

On Saturday, April 22nd the Messenger team attended a community St George’s Day event hosted by Dunstable Town Council and their High Street Heritage Action Zone at Priory House.

Conserving the ruins of a Medieval Bishops’ Palace

The Messenger team are nearing two years’ into the project at Lincoln Medieval Bishops’ Palace and our Site Manager, Paddy Lilley, Contracts Manager, Martin Nee, and Heritage & Conservation Senior Building Surveyor, Fred Markland, recently had the pleasure of taking the Natural Stone Specialists around the site to talk about how we are conserving the ancient stonework.

The Mutts Nutts Rescue

We are an office full of dog lovers! Quite often there will be a four-legged friend bumbling around during the working day and so this year we used our Christmas Fundraiser to support something close to home, with pets in mind!