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Monument and Memorial Restoration

Case Study Hartshill War Memorial, Hartshill, Nuneaton


To carry out the cleaning of the granite memorial by means of specialist restoration Doff cleaning equipment.

To remove War Memorial to allow new development to commence on waste ground and relocate in new location 500 yards further along the high street.

Carry out releading of missing letters and reblackening of lettering.


The war memorial to commemorate the ultimate sacrifice made by local men during the great war, many of whom still have families living locally. Consultations with the local authority, residents and the local British Legion had to be undertaken. Research into the correct spelling and identification of part missing names on the memorial had to be researched through the fore mentioned local military regiment records, schools and British Legion records.

Hartshill War Memorial, Hartshill, Nuneaton

Materials Used

Lime mortars, Specialist construction grout.

Duration of Works

Three Days


Qualifications of Relkogroup Staff.

General Nebosh
Nebosh in Construction
National Heritage Skills Stone Mason Fixer
NVQ Level II in Façade Restoration
CPCS Slinger Banksman
NVQ Level II in Façade Cleaning