Welcome to Ian Clark Restoration
Ian Clark Restoration was formed in 1983 and is now involved in all aspects of practical industrial, maritime and architectural conservation, project management and consultancy.
In combining over thirty years engineering experience within the field of industrial, maritime and architectural heritage conservation, Ian Clark is able to offer a multi-disciplined and dedicated service.
Working on a series of prestigious contracts both nationally and internationally, Ian has been professionally accredited as a Conservator/Restorer by the Institute of Conservation and is an approved contractor for The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, National Trust, and English Heritage.
A diversity of work can be undertaken from the conservation and restoration of large industrial and maritime machinery collections, wind and watermills to structural repairs and conservation of decorative metalwork and architectural ironwork. Complete contracts can be undertaken or selected specialist tasks can be carried out.
Full condition surveys and technical specifications can be prepared as part of a grant application or Heritage Lottery Fund bid. Ethical and technical advice can be given with regard to all aspects of industrial, maritime and architectural heritage.
Ian was a long serving member of the National Historic Ships Committee and is currently a project monitor for Heritage Lottery Fund. Ian is a very active supporter of Icon and is a member of The Institution of Mechanical Engineers Heritage Committee
Ian has been professionally employed by a number of television and radio production companies working on programmes showcasing industrial and maritime conservation.
Ian is a fully elected Fellow of The Institution of Mechanical Engineers, a member of The Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Fellow of the Museums Association, member of the Association of Independent Museums and a fully accredited member of the Institute of Conservation.
Ian was awarded the Pilgrim Trust Award for Conservation 2002/3. The Conservation Awards are the UK's premier scheme to reward excellence in preserving our heritage.