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Bookbinders and Paper Conservators in the UK 2020

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The Herts Bookbinder
Cavalry Creative
31 Elmwood 
WELWYN GARDEN CITY  Hertfordshire   map
tel: 01707 321043 or 07904 865 852  e-mail  web
Thesis, magazine & journal binding. Book Restoration. Family Bibles a Specialty.

Sycamore Bookbinding, Restoration and Paper Conservation Ltd
Unit 7 Sycamore House
Moorgreen Industrial Park  Engine Lane 
EASTWOOD  Nottinghamshire   map
tel: 01773 532051  e-mail  web
Bookbinding, repairs and restoration. Bespoke bindings and limited edition work. Paper conservation and repair work of manuscripts and maps undertaken. Free no obligation quotations and on site visits for larger collections.

Sussex Book Restoration
29 Tumulus Road
SALTDEAN  East Sussex   map
tel: 01273 230532  e-mail  web
Specialising in the restoration, repair and refurbishment of antiquarian and collectable books. Please check my website for examples of my work.

Palm House Book Restoration
21 Berenda Drive
Longwell Green 
tel: 0117 9322151 or 07817 180593
My name is John Dyer; I am an antiquarian book restorer with 35 years experience. I am located very close to the beautiful Georgian city of Bath, and also the historic city of Bristol, in the south of England, UK.

Sussex Conservation Consortium
9 Crossgates
Rackham Road  Amberley 
ARUNDEL  West Sussex   map
tel: 01798 831727 / 07857 632846  e-mail  web
Conservation consultancy specialising in book and paper conservation, library and archives conservation and preventive conservation advice. We also provide training for volunteers and professionals. We cover Surrey, Sussex, Kent and London. Directors are Ruth Stevens ACR and Ian Watson ACR, both have Masters Degrees in Book & Paper Conservation Studies from West Dean College. We are fully insured. We also have a small studio in Hove, East Sussex. For details contact the main studio.

Leather Bible & Book Binding Restoration
72 Vicarage Road
STOURBRIDGE  West Midlands   map
tel: 44138 493 6705  web
Restoration and Conservation of antiquarian leather and cloth books. Library style buckram bindings. Legal & Law books. Full and half leather books. Visits by appointment only.

Cotswold Bindery
Glenview Cottage
28 Colesbourne 
CHELTENHAM  Gloucestershire   map
tel: 07795 964301  web
Repairs, conservation, thesis, bespoke bindings, photo books/albums, leather embossing.

Spiral Path Book Studio Ltd
Shakspeare Building
LANGPORT  Somerset   map
tel: 07738 497598  e-mail  web
Book and Paper Conservator, accredited by The Institute of Conservation, over 32 years' experience. Has worked at National Archives, John Rylands Library, Canterbury Cathedral Archives and was Preservation Manager for Auckland Council in New Zealand. Also offer digitising, bookbinding training. Clients include Bristol Archives, University of Bristol, Wells Cathedral Library and members of the public. Free no obligation quotes.

John Plunkett MA(RCA) Bookbinding & Book Repairs
The Studio
Cock Green 
FELSTED  Essex   map
tel: 01371 821580  e-mail  web
John Plunkett repairs, restores, conserves and rebinds books, and makes Boxes to protect them using traditional methods and materials. If you wish to visit the Studio please call to arrange an appointment.

Codex Conservation
Unit 1
1A Philip Walk 
PECKHAM London  South East   map
tel: Please email  e-mail  web
High quality conservation services on for rare books and manuscripts. Museum-quality repairs and materials. Please visit our website for more information.

Lorna McCurdy Bookbinder
Stanford Dingley
READING  Berkshire e-mail  web
Bookbinder specialising in bespoke handmade books and book restoration.

Helen Golding Miller
Grey Mists
KENDAL  Cumbria   map
tel: 015395 60334  e-mail  web
Book and paper conservator, fully accredited through the Archives and Records Association. Qualified for over 30 years. Member of Society of Bookbinders, Designer Bookbinders, Institute of Conservation and Archives and Records Association. Available for Conservation of books and flat paper items. Please contact me to make an appointment.

Flyleaf Ltd
Kirby Cross
FRINTON-ON-SEA   Essex   map
tel: 01255 679505  e-mail  web
Flyleaf produces high-quality products using traditional and modern techniques. We can restore your pre-loved books, preserve valuable bindings and create bespoke boxes and slipcases.

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