After 25 years of practical experience in conservation, David Odgers established the company in 2005 to provide support and advice to architects, surveyors, curators, local authorities, contractors, owners and all those responsible for the repair and maintenance of historic buildings, monuments, sculptures and sites. Since then Odgers Conservation Consultants has become well known for their expertise and for delivering carefully considered, clear and relevant advice.
David Odgers (CV) has a background in Chemistry and trained as a conservator under Professor Baker at Wells Cathedral and other sites. He was a founder member and then Managing Director of Nimbus Conservation Ltd; he left contracting to use his wide ranging knowledge and undoubted enthusiasm to understand, assess and provide solutions to the varied challenges that are faced by historic buildings. He is an Accredited Conservator and lives in Somerset.
Angus Lawrence (CV) joined the company in 2021 after a long career firstly as an archaeologist and then, after training at the City and Guilds of London Art School, as a conservator. After 25 years of practice including working for the Museum of London, the British Museum and some of the most well-regarded conservation companies in the country, he is using his thoughtful approach to conservation to provide effective and pragmatic advice as a consultant. He is an Accredited Conservator and is based in London & Wiltshire.
David and Angus are both specialists in stone, plaster and terracotta and provide detailed and practical conservation advice as illustrated in the examples. They also work with a wide range of other professionals including architects, surveyors, curators, structural engineers and conservators of other disciplines. Using their own skills and with appropriate input from others they can contribute to any conservation project up to and including tender stage (equivalent to RIBA stage 4).