News and Articles

An away day at Lord Leycester Hospital!

Last month, several members of the Messenger team headed to Lord Leycester Hospital to deliver a series of traditional workshops for Donald Insall Associates away day. There's only one rule for their away days - the venue has to be one of their current or past projects, and fortunately LLH was the chosen one!

And The Award Goes To….!

Following our previous article announcing our delight in having been shortlisted for multiple projects in this year’s RICS Awards (if you missed it, you can read more here), we are even more pleased to say that Messenger have struck gold in not one but two categories!!

RICS Awards 2022

The RICS Awards showcase the most inspirational initiatives and developments in land, real estate, construction and infrastructure. Messenger are thrilled to have played a part in multiple projects shortlisted for this year’s RICS 2022 Awards.

Our Christmas tradition lives on!

Christmas Crafting is back at Messenger. This year's everyday item was a light bulb and we've had plenty of bright ideas!

Christmas at Lincoln Medieval Bishops’ Palace

The famous Christmas markets are returning to Lincoln between 2nd - 5th December and we're busy getting into the Christmas spirit!

Messenger Glasshouse Restoration Success

A fantastic transformation of the Thomas Messenger Glasshouse in the Holkham Walled Gardens. Completed in two phases with bespoke made ironmongery to match the original designs and a new bell for the tower cast with the Holkham Emblem by John Taylor & Co of Loughborough.

George becomes Gas Safe Registered!

We are pleased to announce that we now have an in-house Gas Safe registered engineer!

The covers are off at Leicester Magazine!

The 15th century Magazine Gateway sits as a dramatic landmark entrance to the De Montfort’s University’s campus. Our conservation team have recently completed a six-month project to carry out much-needed repairs and restoration work at one of Leicester’s finest medieval buildings.

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.