HMS Warrior – Ironclad Frigate 1860

HMS Warrior, launched in 1860, was the first iron-hulled, sea-going armoured ship, and for many years was the most powerful warship in the … [Read more...]





Gillett and Brand clock restored in Cumbria

Work has started to restore a Gillett and Brand clock, as part of the ongoing restoration work to Lowther Castle near Penrith, Cumbria. The Cumbria … [Read more...]





Winter Gardens restoration reveals secrets

Plasterwork designed by Andrew Mazzei has been found during the restoration of the Winter Gardens in Blackpool. The plaster had been covered up … [Read more...]





Tardebigge lock gate restoration project

Work gets underway to help protect and restore part of the Worcester & Birmingham Canal system. British Waterways is carrying out what it … [Read more...]





Carlisle Market-Cross restored

An ancient Proclamation dating back to 1352 will mark the end of a restoration project on the Market Cross in the centre of Carlisle. The … [Read more...]





Eden Bridge Gardens – Restored

Eden Bridge Gardens in Carlisle have recently completed a large restoration project. This is how the lower garden looks now .... … [Read more...]





Leyland Motors Clock at Kendal Brewery Arts Centre

From a time when motorways were a dream and drivers could read the time from a clock at the side of the road comes the Kendal Leyland … [Read more...]