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Hanley Park

Aura are thrilled to have been appointed to undertake the restoration works at Hanley Park in Stoke on Trent.

Filled with beautiful terracotta features, the park has been described as a good example of a late Victorian municipal park.

The work comprises of the restoration of the entrance gates, piers and railings to park entrances; restoration of boundary walls; restoration of and paving and services works to the Hammersley terracotta fountain. Works commenced towards the end of last year and will continue through the first quarter of 2017.

Current Projects

Chevin Park, Leeds

Chevin Park,
Leeds

For the past 6 years Aura have been part of a scheme involving the transformation of the historic Grade II Listed Victorian High Royds Psychiatric Hospital into luxury housing.

Towards the end of last year Aura returned to complete the next phase of the project. The buildings in this phase have been cleaned, re-pointed and alterations have included the creation of entrance steps and ramps from new sandstone and the creation of new and alteration of existing windows and doors.

Fairhaven United Reformed Church

Fairhaven United Reformed Church

Aura have recently completed the conservation of the stunning Grade II* Listed Fairhaven United Reformed Church aka ‘The White Church’, in Lytham St Annes.

The roof restoration works to the church entailed the complete renewal of the asphalt roofing and the masonry repairs included hot lime pointing of the faience dome, terracotta coping stones and cornice details. The conservation of this beautiful church has attracted a lot of public attention and Aura are thrilled to add this to their extensive ecclesiastical portfolio.

Contract Awards for 2017!

Aura are thrilled to be heading into the new year with some very exciting projects on the horizon

Waterloo Engine House

Waterloo Engine House

Aura appointed to restore one of Silsden’s most historic buildings!

Historic England has confirmed approval of a £130,000 grant for the town's Waterloo Mill Engine House to support repair work commissioned by Wiles and Maguire Ltd. Later this year the Grade II* Listed Mill will undergo full roof replacement, repointing and redecoration.

St Thomas The Apostle

St Thomas The Apostle

Aura secured this project at the end of last year and have recently commenced works to restore this beautiful Church in Hepptonstall. The original church was built between 1256 and 1260 but was damaged by a gale in the 1800s. This new church had been built low to avoid the worst of the Pennine weather but has still be subject to severe weathering and has even been struck by lightning back in 1875! Aura’s restoration will be focus mainly on the tower, renewing the roof and high level masonry repairs.

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