Preservation of the fragile historic roof above the Picture Gallery, the centrepiece of the Attingham Park mansion. The design solution needed to be elegant, to both minimise the impact on the building but also to complement the historic surroundings.
Ballyfin is considered to be the finest neoclassical mansion in Ireland. Following the house’s gradual deterioration, Purcell was commissioned to develop ‘the finest small hotel’. Ballyfin is a designated Protected Structure, limiting the degree of intervention in the building fabric.
Working on the conservation and restoration of an iconic British heritage symbol.