Master Heritage Painters Melbourne VIC

Master Heritage Painters Melbourne VIC

As master heritage painters Melbourne, Lancaster Painters Australia are committed to the conservation, restoration, reconstruction and beautification of heritage buildings and houses in Melbourne and Greater Melbourne. We have forty years of experience of commercial and residential heritage work including Churches. Heritage projects include “Auld Reekie” National Trust house and so much more. We are heritage listed in Victoria.

Lancaster Painters Australia are licensed, qualified and fully covered for public liability and accident insurance. Working to the latest National work, health and safety policies, all our heritage work is performed to the Australian Industry Standards. We are members of the National Trust of Australia.

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Safe lead & asbestos testing & removal
Certificates of practical completion
Electrical equipment is tagged
Senior First Aid Certificate
Responsible Officer

National police certificate & whitecards
No smoking & no swearing policy
Full apprenticeship qualifications
We have 40 years of experience
We are fully licensed & insured

We work to Australian Industry Standards
We use the latest National WHS policies
We are honest, reliable & flexible
Top quality workmanship
Sustainable painting

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Traditional Heritage Master Craftsmen

Professionally trained by English and Scottish master craftsmen who have their full City and Guilds qualifications in painting and decorating, we are able to provide authentic, traditional and historic heritage finishes. Being traditional tradespeople, we focus on the preservation of the knowledge of craft work specific to historic building technologies of both traditional and non-traditional materials. As heritage painters Melbourne, Lancaster Painters Australia conform to the Burra Charter and are able to provide painting methods that are reproduced using the same paint methods and materials employed after which painting methods began to dominate the industry. Our work is based on exhaustive and continuous research into methods, materials, techniques and styles. Each job is individually hand painted by skilled artisans without compromises in quality, historical accuracy or consistency. Read more.

Our heritage painting and decorative finishing skills have resulted in being able to skilfully and respectfully replicate the skill of the historical masters of the past and the beauty of their work. Our decorative finishes include faux (fake) finishes, faux marbling and wood graining, stencils and stencilling, heritage motifs and designs, gilding (gold leaf, silver leaf etc.), decorative ceiling roses and cornices, wallpaper hanging, scumbling, glazing, ragging, sponging, soft distempers, washes (colour wash, tallow lime wash, French wash etc.), fresco, strié, Venetian plaster, Trompe L’Oeil and so much more.

Professional Melbourne Heritage Services

Heritage Conservation-Restoration

Heritage Conservation-Restoration Service Melbourne VIC

Traditional heritage conservation-restoration, reconstruction, painting, decorating, artistic and beautification service for all commercial and residential buildings incl. Churches.

Melbourne Heritage Finishes

Heritage Finishes & Decorative Finishes Service Melbourne VIC

Traditional heritage finishes boast heritage colour schemes, traditional heritage paints such as soft distempers, tallow lime wash etc. and decorative arts finishes.

Heritage Art & Conservation

Heritage Art Conservation - Restoration Service, Melbourne VIC

Heritage art boasts trompe l’oeil, cartouches, frescoes, Gothic & Pugin designs, heraldry, Renaissance, Chinoiserie, fine art, leadlight, art conservation-restoration, sign writing etc.

Lead, Asbestos, Moisture, Scrapings

Moisture & Lead Testing, Lead Removal Service Melbourne VIC

Safe lead and asbestos testing and removal service, moisture testing, paint scrapings and analysis and so much more.

Melbourne Wallpaper Service

Heritage Wallpaper Service Melbourne VIC

Heritage wallpaper restoration and installation service incl. wallpaper repair, William Morris, hand painted wallpaper incl. Anaglypta etc.

Melbourne Furniture Restoration

Heritage Furniture Restoration Service Melbourne VIC

Antique furniture restoration service including bosieres, armoires, staining, French polish, furniture art & designs, gilding and more.