Warrington’s Golden Gates - a 19th Century exemplar of Coalbrookdale’s abilities in cast iron - are shining once more. Cutting-edge technology and thousands of hours of work have breathed new life into the iconic structure.
On 6th June 2019 – the 75th anniversary of D-Day – HRH The Prince of Wales and Prime Minister Theresa May led the tributes on behalf of the United Kingdom to those who made the ultimate sacrifice on the D-Day landing beaches and in the fierce fighting that followed.
Sitting elegantly in formal gardens with views across pleasure grounds and an ancient deer-park, National Trust’s Belton House, Grantham, is often cited as being the perfect example of an English country-house estate.
Art Deco, the prevailing architectural style of the 1920s and 1930s, derived its name from the ‘Exposition Internationale des Art Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes’ which was held in Paris in 1925 and represented a reaction to the reduction of ornamentation in Modernist buildings.
Following the devastating fire at Notre Dame, the risk of major fire will now no doubt be top priority for many heritage organisations trustees and some private individuals. Research by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical1 proves the risk of fire is the number-one concern for organisations operating out of historic properties.
By Chris Thornley CHJ Business Development Manager (Photo Credit: Lisa Harding)
As we approach the 75th anniversaries of D-Day and Operation Market Garden, we feature the aircraft that played a major role in both of these airborne operations, the Douglas C-47 SkytrainorDakota.