Borderdale specialises in the conservation of stained glass for churches, cathedrals and historic buildings.
The partnership established in 1996 combines over forty years of collective experience in the conservation of stained glass from the medieval period through to the 19th/20th century.
Borderdale Stained Glass is dedicated to the conservation, repair and protection of windows from both environmental deterioration and damage due to vandalism.
The workshop has carried out a wide variety of work both secular and ecclesiastical and has gained accreditation from ICON ( The Institute of Conservation), The National Council for Conservation-Restoration and the BSMGP (The British Society of Master Glass Painters).
Lucy Rutherford is a former Head of Conservation at York Minster with a reputation for excellence in conservation techniques.
Simon Harvey trained at Salisbury Cathedral and specialises in glass painting techniques having worked for a number of years under the tutorage of master glass painter Peter Archer AMGP. He has also painted new windows for a number of artists including Colwyn Morris, a designer at Powells of Whitefriars, London.
We are is fully equipped to undertake a full range of conservation projects and provide both recording and documentation in line with CCC (Council for the Care of Churches) and CVMA (Corpus Vitraeum Medi Aevi) guidelines.
Site visits together with conservation reports are undertaken throughout the county.
Our clients include architects, churches, DAC’s, insurers, contractors and stained glass studios.