We have a planned maintenance program in place for the external redecoration of the Palace involving a 7 year rolling program. Many of the windows are original and it is essential to keep the paintwork in good repair to prevent water ingress and rot setting in. The next stage of this program is to complete the Water Terraces elevation, followed by starting on the South Front.
To carry out the redecoration scaffold has to be erected, whist it is in place we use this opportunity to check all stone work and carry out repairs where necessary. The stone suffers 2 main causes of damage;
Estimate project cost: Water Terraces £120,000 / South front £300,000