Hare & Humphreys

Home & Gardens

Hare and Humphreys are a market-leading company, specialising in the conservation of historic buildings and their interiors.

Peter Hare and Paul Humphreys founded the company in 1987, and in 2001 Her Majesty the Queen awarded Hare & Humphreys Ltd the Royal Warrant following our work to reinstate the fine decoration at Windsor Castle following the disastrous fire.

Our company offers a wide range of services including:

Professional consultancy
A highly skilled management team producing decorative design, concept sketches and water colour visuals, conservation techniques and practical advice on methodology, traditional & historic building research, colour and material consultancy, paint analysis, professional budget forecasting, principle contracting and budget assessment & control on selected projects.

Craft and trade
Specialist services include fine painting and decorating, specialist faux and trompe l'oeil effects, mural painting, gilding, marbling and graining, stencilling, paper and fabric hanging, french polishing and painted surfaces conservation.

Our works cross various sectors from private clients to grand public buildings, national monuments, churches and bespoke art installations within the UK and overseas.

Each service is carried out by qualified and experienced highly skilled craftsmen, to ensure the best outcome for our client and the project as a whole.


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+44 (0) 20 7833 8806


156-158 Grays Inn Road




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