Premier Fine Art and
Furniture restoration since 1966

Premier Fine Art and Furniture Restoration since 1966

World-class painting restoration, fine art restoration and furniture restoration, for over 50 years. Plowden & Smith is a leading provider of specialist art restoration services.

Our specialist departments contain a formidable range of knowledge and over 100 years of combined experience. Plowden & Smith is professionally accredited to the Institute of Conservation and a member of the International Council of Museums. Our diverse skill set and vast experience finding innovative, long lasting solutions for some of the most challenging restoration projects means that in many areas, our expertise is unmatched. All our restoration practices are informed by the latest advancements in scientific research, guided by contemporary ethical theory and underpinned by internationally recognised standards of best practice. We undertake restoration, conservation and exhibition projects for galleries, collectors and museums located all around the world. We operate under inward-processing relief.

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“One of the most formidable English restoration companies, Plowden & Smith works tirelessly to restore English history back to its highest quality”

– Four Walls Magazine

Fine Art Restoration and Conservation Services

Decorative Arts and Object Restoration and Conservation

CERAMIC RESTORATION

LEATHER RESTORATION

FURNITURE RESTORATION

STONE RESTORATION

SILVER RESTORATION

DOCUMENT CONSERVATION

GLASS RESTORATION

METAL RESTORATION

GILDING

BRONZE RESTORATION

HISTORIC HOUSE INTERIORS

PICTURE FRAMING SERVICES

“We are absolutely delighted with the chairs. They have more than exceeded our expectations, and it is a real achievement to have seamlessly restored the original look without making them look too modern. Please pass on our thanks to your extremely skilled restorers!”

– Georgina P., London – Private Client

Bespoke Mount Making and Art Installation Consultancy Services

DISPLAY MOUNTS

MUSEUM EXHIBITION MOUNTMAKING

INSTALLATION CONSULTANCY

Condition Reporting and Scientific Material Analysis Services

CONDITION REPORTS

SCIENTIFIC MATERIALS ANALYSIS

“I am absolutely thrilled with the painting thank you!! I am loving having it back. Thank you so much to you and your team for all your work and kindness, which is much appreciated”

– Jane R., Collector and Hiscox policyholder

Covid-19 Update | After careful consideration and in line with Government guidelines, Plowden & Smith has reopened following a brief closure and will once again be providing our restoration services. The wellbeing of our clients and employees remains our utmost priority.