Admiralty Arch, London
A complete structural cleaning package was carried out to this Grade I Listed London Landmark built in 1909, as a memorial to Queen Victoria.
The works involved:
- Scope of work included cleaning of the Portland stone by a gentle wet abrasive system, followed by extensive restoration and the taking down and rebuilding of unstable high level stone balustrading.
- Complete replacement of the slate and asphalt roofing was undertaken, together with joinery repairs, redecoration and new leadwork.
- Metal work restoration included the gates to the monuments five arches and cleaning and restoring of the bronze lettering at high level.
- The stonework was repointed using a mix to match the original black mortar.
- Scaffold access included a temporary roof and road access was maintained during the project.