Stone facade cleaning

Restoration to stone facade of Phase Eight Store Newbury

The facade of the former bank required cleaning prior to commencing the repairs to the eroded lime stone.

Facade cleaning

As you can see by the image the facade was heavily soiled with organic growth and airborne pollution.

Below is a video displaying the cleaning techniques required to remove deeply soiled limestone.

 

Carving of stone element prior to installation

below is a video showing the architectural elements being replicated at the workshop to match the existing missing and eroded stone work.