Project Feature: The Historical Cabinet Building

Earlier this year we completed a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to restore part of a historically-listed Government property, the Cabinet Building. Work began immediately in mid-October 2015 once BS&R were awarded the contract after a formal, competitive tendering process. We were hired to replace 38 window frames and sashes on the Cabinet building, literally every opening on […]

Accoya Selected as the Material of Choice for Historic Gothic Temple Restoration

Accoya, the world-leading, high performance wood, has been used to restore the historic Gothic Temple on the grade 1 Shotover Estate, located just outside Oxford. The Gothic Temple, also known as the ‘Eye Catcher’, was designed for General James Tyrrell in the 1720s, probably by William Townesend, a Master Builder with experience of local Oxford […]