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The hospital was completed in 1890 and remained as a hospital until 2000.

After lying derelict, it was repaired and refurbished for its current use as part of the Unison Centre.

 The building’s foundations were subsiding on the London clay and as a result of this and the heavy traffic on the Euston Road, the Victorian bay windows were beyond repair and needed to be deconstructed and rebuilt.

Bulmer were commissioned to refurbish the original material and supply new where necessary. Bulmer refurbished 60% of the original material for re-use and hand cut the new arch blocks required.

Restoration Projects

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital

The hospital was completed in 1890 and remained as a hospital until 2000.

After lying derelict, it was repaired and refurbished for its current use as part of the Unison Centre.

Draycott House, Chelsea

This fine example of carved brickwork is for Draycott House in Chelsea. Bulmer Brick Cutting prepared and supplied the fully washed rubbers, and shared the bricklaying role for the fine jointed ashlar work with the brick carvers, Daniel Mundy and colleagues.

Palace House Mansions, Newmarket

Restoration of the Grade 1 Listed mansion of King Charles II revealed very early examples of rubbed & gauged arches. Unwashed clay blocks were cut to match the original arches which were laid in lime using traditional methods.