Leicestershire hotel gets replacement pillar cap

Donington manor repairs Most of my work over many years has been the creation of large scale public art sculpture. Predominantly these sculptures have been in carved stone although occasionally in glass and concrete. Over the years I have taught myself some of the fine arts of working stone including designing and carving letters and [...]

By |2022-10-13T15:41:09+01:00October 13th, 2022|stone seating, stonemasonry|Comments Off on Leicestershire hotel gets replacement pillar cap

Giant stone sculpture

I am making good progress on my latest giant stone sculpture. The sculpture takes the form of a giant pair of hands. It weighs in the region of around 8 tonnes having weighed in at a whopping 14 tonnes when it was delivered to my Leicestershire workshop in December. Despite the dreadful storms over the [...]

By |2022-03-01T17:07:23+00:00March 1st, 2022|giant sculpture, public art, Sculpture, stone seating|Comments Off on Giant stone sculpture

Stone seating for memorial project complete

Stone seating that will be sited close to the memorial for the 10th Battalion the Parachute Regiment is my first completed project of 2020. The side profiles of the 2 Woodkirk sandstone seats are inspired by the iconic nose shape of the Dakota airplane from which the Battalion would have leapt when they made their [...]

By |2020-01-12T14:44:42+00:00January 12th, 2020|Memorials, public art, relief carving, stone seating, stonemasonry|Comments Off on Stone seating for memorial project complete

Carved stone features for National Defence and Rehabilitation Centre

Carved stone features for National Defence and Rehabilitation Centre I have recently installed these works into the beautiful grounds of Stamford Hall near Loughborough. The Hall is now home to the National Defence and Rehabilitation Centre https://www.thednrc.org.uk/ which has been moved from Headley Court. The carved stone features were completed in time to mark the change [...]

By |2019-02-25T10:05:36+00:00February 25th, 2019|Sculpture, stone seating|Comments Off on Carved stone features for National Defence and Rehabilitation Centre

Scout Memorial ready for installation

Scout memorial complete In December last year I began the carving work on the Scout Memorial which will be installed in the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire next week. The sculpture will sit on a green granite, 8 metre diameter base and consists of 7 large stone sculptures carved to replicate a Scout campfire scenario. [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:21+00:00May 25th, 2016|public art, relief carving, Sculpture, stone seating|0 Comments

Work begins on a memorial for the Scouts

I am delighted to say that work has finally begun on a new memorial to be sited at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire. The memorial commemorates anyone who has served in the Scouting Association, be it Beavers, Cubs, Scouts or Venture Scouts. I have been working on this project for over 12 months so [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:22+00:00November 6th, 2015|Earthworks, land art, Memorials, Sculpture, stone seating|1 Comment

Stone seats perched at Melbourne Hall

I have just finished making and installing replacement benches for the stunning grounds of Melbourne Hall. The 2 semi circular perching seats sit elegantly either side of the lake in the grounds of the Melbourne Hall Estate in South Derbyshire. Fragments of the old stone seats were reassembled to help to recreate the original design. [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:23+00:00July 29th, 2015|stone seating|0 Comments
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