Conservation & Rendering Specialists
at CALX RENDERS
Liskeveen, Littleton, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.
of CALX RENDERS
SCQF.SQA, C1 & C2 Conservation Masonry.
Damien holds a Professional Development Diploma in conservation and repair of architectural structures and Building Conservation from West Dean College in West Sussex.
Damien also holds C1 & C2, SCQF, SQA Working with Historic Materials from The Scottish Lime Centre in Scotland.
Damien has over 25 years experience working in the conservation of historic structures. As a 4th generation of plasterers and masons, We have the knowledge and skill to carry out any renovation, restoration or conservation work.
The Great House Revival RTÉ 1 featuring conservation specialists Calx Renders
Dr Joan Power’s old surgery in Borrisoleigh is featured on The Great House Revival RTÉ 1 with award winning photographer Tom Doherty and his wife Frances. This listed building meant a demanding restoration process which has been successfully completed by the Doherty’s. This video edit features conservation practitioner Damien Condon of Calx Renders.
The owners of the wonderful Georgian country house, Laurentinum, are opening its doors to allow neighbours and visitors to see the painstaking conservation works being carried out there.
The Open Day will include tours of the conservation works, historical talks and practical workshops. Chris Southgate, Conservation Engineer, and Damien Condon, CALX RENDERS will demonstrate and discuss the use of lime from ancient times to the present day in ‘Ancient Secrets of Hot Lime. (Places limited on workshops – phone/email to secure). Archaeologist Flor Hurley, will speak on the pastimes of the Cork gentry, and the Creagh houses of Doneraile). See southgateassociates.ie for details.
Further Information – 087 1336506 firstname.lastname@example.org – southgateassociates.ie
Picture from our Visit to the Saint Astier Natural Hydraulic Lime factory. We had discussions with the with the technical staff. A tour of the underground mine, vertical shaft kilns and production facilities, followed by demonstrations of materials.
Damien Condon is regularly called upon to demonstrate his craftsmanship to trainee masons