Materials Conservator


 

​Contact

​Summary (provided by consultant)

Name:  Mr Gavin Merrington, Original Stained Glass

Address:  40 Darcy Street, South Hobart TAS 7004

Mobile:  0419 557 746

Email:  gavin@originalstainedglass.com.au

Updated:  July 2019

Original Stained Glass - Gavin Merrington is a specialist in restoration and conservation of heritage stained glass for Church, domestic and
public buildings. All international standards and protocols are applied. An extensive register of works and C.V. available on request.

Operates: State wide

​​Name: Mr Stephen Atherton

Address: 162 Bungaree Road, Pendle Hill NSW, 21245

Phone: (02) 9896 0109

Mobile: 0421 221 630

Email: info@antiquebaths.com.au

Web: www.antiquebaths.com.au 

Updated:  July 2019

​Antique Baths Sydney are the ONLY company in Australia restoring cast iron items using Authentic Vitreous (porcelain) enamel, fired at 850C. The vitreous enamel has a "AAA" rating Alkaline and acid resistant. Antique Baths can restore clients own goods or supply cast iron baths, sinks, basins, bubblers, etc.

Operates: State wide

Name:  Mr Michael Staples

Address:  196 Lymington Road, Lymington TAS 7109

Phone:  6295 1009

Mobile:  0408 202 206


 
Updated:  July 2019

Specialist in repairs to timber structures and joiner work. Repairs to timber crafts. Conservation repairs to small objects. Large, well-equipped workshop in Cygnet.

Operates: State wide

Name:  Mr Paul Hunt, Paul Hunt Preservation

Address:  10 Craigdarroch Avenue, Anglesea VIC 3230

Mobile:  0407 067 675


 
Updated:  July 2019

Paul Hunt is a conservator who specialises in metals and objects conservation. Paul is also a carpenter and joiner and has many years experience in the building industry. Paul Hunt Preservation has been involved in works at Port Arthur and Western Tasmania, restoring and preserving historic equipment and buildings. Paul is based in Melbourne and has been the preferred contractor for numerous councils in Victoria, including the City of Melbourne.

Operates: State wide

Name:  Mr Jasper Swann, Jasper Swann Pty Ltd

Address:  PO Box 263, Annandale NSW 2038

Phone:  (02) 9269 0018

Mobile:  0418 470 215

Email:  jasperswann@jasperswann.com.au


Updated:  July 2019  

Jasper Swann provides consultant advice on all matters concerning the care and conservation of historic stonework. Services provided include provision of Stonework Condition Reports; Schedules of Stonework Conservation and Repairs; Stonework Specifications; Documentation for contract tender, including drawings and photographic schedules; Project Management and QA services during construction; Public speaking and seminars. Jasper is based in Sydney but operates in all states of Australia. Recent projects in Tasmania include St Georges Anglican Church, Battery Point and St DavidCathedral Hobart.

 

Operates: State wide
Name:  Grimwade Conservation Ser​vices, The University of Melbourne

Address:  North Melbourne, VIC

Phone:  03 9348 5700​​

Email:  gcs-info@unimelb.edu.au

Web:  https://arts.unimelb.edu.au/grimwade-centre-for-cultural-materials-conservation/conservation-services

Updated:   March 2022

​Grimwade Conservation Services specialises in all areas of materials conservation and collection care. Our large team of expert conservators deliver a broad range of collection conservation treatment, restoration, and preservation services to materials of all types (paper, photographs, books, textiles, archaeology, natural history, human remains, metals, objects, sculpture, glass, paintings, frames, furniture, etc).
We have experience in the conservation of materials of all types, as well as materials analysis and conservation services for built heritage. We service all of Australia. 

Operates:  Nationally
Name: Frances Paterson, One Conservation Pty Ltd

Address: PO Box 1134, Thornbury  VIC  3071

Mobile: 0423 433 145

Email: info@oneconservation.com.au

Web: www.oneconservation.com.au

Updated: December 2022​

​One Conservation's team of material conservators specialise in the conservation of heritage, objects and art, including historical artefacts, archaeological remains, architectural features, sculpture, monuments, sites and collections.  We are skilled in carrying out repairs, restoration and/or stabilisation treatments for a wide variety of materials.  Our services also include assessments, specifications and methodologies, relocation and install, conservation maintenance and training.  We are based in Melbourne and Sydney but service all of Australia and regularly spend time in Tasmania.

Operates: State wide


 

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