Professional Services

Collections Care

  • Advice on all aspects of museum conservation planning
  • Conservation and mounting of objects for storage and display
  • Testing of materials for storage and display
  • Condition surveys of museums and stores
  • Advice on pest management
  • Advice on emergency planning
  • Advice on the care of documents and archives from our archives conservators

Man in a white coat sitting at a desk and working on a large pot       Work on a Bronze Age Urn

Archaeological Support Services

  • Conservation input at all stages of the archaeological process
  • Preparation of post-excavation assessments
  • Specialist conservation reports for archive and publication
  • On site conservation and emergency lifting
  • Investigative and remedial conservation of artifacts
  • X-radiography of finds
  • Freeze drying facility

         Conservators moving an object

Education and Outreach

  • Training in all aspects of collections care and preventive conservation
  • Placements for conservation students and volunteers
  • Preparation of and participation in events to raise awareness of conservation
  • Links with higher and vocational training courses and institutions

Visitors looking at displays. There is a person in the background taking a photograph      Visitors at an outreach event

Call for Qualified and Experienced Conservators


We are seeking to establish a pool of freelance conservation professionals who are experienced in delivering
a wide range of high quality conservation services including practical, preventative and interventive conservation. We will then notify you of forthcoming opportunities in Wiltshire.

  • Conservators with experience in object conservation, stone, fine and decorative arts, textiles, preventative
    conservation, paper, photographic and archival material are invited to send a CV and completed
    ‘Expression of Interest’ form

  • Conservators who wish to be involved must have public liability insurance: £1,000,000 and professional
    indemnity insurance: £250,000.

 Please send your information preferably by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 Enquiries: 01249 705522 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.