Beneath The Varnish...


Our Services

Welcome! Conserve Paintings offers a full care and restoration service for all types of paintings and prints.

  • Oil paintings on canvas, wood or metal panels
  • Watercolours, oils, prints and drawings on paper
  • Restoration of original period frames
  • Bespoke hand finished conservation framing to suit clients preferences.


Initially an inspection report establishes a suitable treatment plan for the work and also ensures an accurate quotation is given prior to start. 

All work is of the highest quality, using minimal intervention with ethical restoration standards in reversibility. Detailed written and photographic documentation can be provided on all aspects of condition and treatment.


Overview of services:
  • Cleaning
  • Consolidation
  • Repair of tears and holes
  • Structural linings
  • Panel repairs and cradle removal or modification
  • Insurance reports
  • Home Visits
  • Frame restoration service
  • Conservation Framing and reframing
  • Gilding
  • Collection and delivery service
  • BAPCR member with over 25 years experience

“Alison took a painting that was badly damaged and very dirty and has painstakingly made it something beautiful, working in sympathy with the original artist. I am delighted and wouldn't hesitate to recommend her.”

Jojo Moyes, Author, May 2022 

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