Restored to Glory in their Original Setting

Our first objective if it is safe so to do, is to keep a war memorial in its original setting. On occasion assuming our funds allow it, this can take the form of a contribution to the costs of restoration, re-positioning or cleaning a memorial. On other occasions, we will pay for all the work to be carried out.

When we were first setting up ARWMP in 2013, Chris and I visited All Saints, Loughborough, the main church in town. We were appalled…
The amount of persistence to have this memorial returned to Countesthorpe from it being in-store at the City Museum lock up in Freemen’s Common was quite extraordinary…
We were approached for help by a resident of Exton in mid 2019 about how to have their war memorial cleaned…
This fine World War 2 memorial to The Gateway School is being re-erected in The Newarke Houses Museum having featured in the recently closed exhibition…
Hallaton War Memorial is unusual in that it was dedicated by the Suffragan Bishop of Leicester on April 3rd 1918 when the end of the war was nowhere in sight…
Standing rather forlornly leaning against a wall in the base of the tower at All Saints was this very handsome small triptych in carved wood…
The Victorian church of St Augustine which had served the expanding area of Leicester in Newfoundpool, was closed in 2002 and subsequently attacked and set on fire…
When Nevill Holt Hall was sold, for some reason the two WW2 memorial plaques were removed from the large, ornate gates…
Chris Stephens was aware that in the churchyard there was an unusual WW2 memorial to Rifleman Jeremy John English…
An early inspiring example of an initiative taken to preserve what might have been lost forever…
We were approached to see if we could help in any way. After various permissions had been sought, it was decided that the best solution was for a new plaque…
This splendid memorial was restored to its former glory…
One of the most extraordinary cases we have dealt with was this large Roll of Honour…
It was not in good condition; the surround was crumbling and sliding down hill and access was very poor across rough grass…
Found tucked behind a cupboard against a damp wall in St Paul’s Church, Woodhouse Eaves. It was a real mess…