As a result of this data we introduced the consumer with a design impressed by the 'spherical room' at Strawberry Hill, which was promptly accepted and instructed. In this project the client wished to encase structural steel columns which were so large that there was no normal column product in the marketplace large sufficient for the aim. We have been therefore instructed to mannequin, manufacture a mould and cast eight custom designed columns with a needed diameter of 500mm. We additionally supplied and installed the many fluted Doric columns within the surrounding space, full with our C489 cornice which seamlessly flows from straight into curve.
What is cornice made of? Cornices can be made using a variety of materials. The common ones include plaster, gypsum, paper covered gypsum or plaster, polyurethane, POP, glass reinforced concrete (GRC), medium density fibreboard (MBF) and timber.
Reproduction Plaster Company Ltd is a family enterprise established in 1980, and has since specialised in all features of decorative plasterwork. Or as is commonly the case, we take care of the client instantly, who is looking for inspiration and ideas of options. Normally one or two design consultations start to form a clear understanding of the clients vision, and from there last designs are pulled collectively, manufactured, and put in to turn the dream to actuality. It was know that the architect Horace Walpole was responsible for an 18th century extension to this property, however was extra famous for his creation 'Strawberry Hill' in London.
We can get involved from the manufacture to the installation, with our devoted professional group and pride ourselves on wonderful customer service. We have a big quantity of cornice and mouldings in inventory, prepared for delivery or collection. For over twenty 5 years we have produced and put in exceptional mouldings in Plaster, Resins, Jesmonite and Cements. From one room residential installations to larger commercial companies, single ceiling rose, to multi room refurbishments.
Why is my cornice cracking? Cracking cornices and plaster cracks are a common feature that often occur naturally in a new home. Ground movement and natural settling can occur with minor cracks appearing in walls or cornices, often several years after the house has been completed.
Note that we accept drawings from designers in addition to architects and shoppers can even select the material in which they want the merchandise to be made. Whether the product needs to be manufactured utilizing Stone, plaster, or GRP, we can do it all. In both cases they matched cornice which was lacking or needing renovation. They are fantastic and skilled craftsmen and actually the only company like them within the space. Established in 1887 G Cook & Sons have been carrying out all features of plastering and specialising in; Lime plastering, Heritage, Decorative and Insulated Systems. All of our fibrous mouldings are produced by hand in our work shop in Cambridge.