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Ward & Co - established 1995Blenheim Palace
Blenheim PalaceBlenheim PalaceBlenheim Palace

Project summary

• Repairs to Vanburgh’s roof

• Exterior stonework repairs

• Repairs to a principal room

• Interior plasterwork repairs

• Fire protection works

• Structural strengthening works

Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire: England’s finest baroque building

Blenheim Palace is the only non-episcopal country house in England to hold the title ‘palace’. One of England's largest houses, it was built between 1705 and 1724 and was recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987.

Severe time constraints drove this exciting project to erect scaffolding and hoist to the south of the building and to work in the important Green Room to undertake investigations and repairs to the ceiling.

In addition, fire protection works were required in the attics and some strengthening works to the structure in advance of a new installation exhibition.