This Old House

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This Old House - Painting, decorating and restoration in Rutland, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire.


Almost 5 decades of dedication, master craftsmanship, beauty, restoration, authenticity & attention to detail

This Old House offer Traditional Restoration & Decoration in the Wirral , Cheshire & Merseyside

We are a small, highly skilled specialised team with 5 decades of dedication and combined service. We stand for craftsmanship, beauty, authenticity and due diligence. We are fully insured and accredited.

With a passion for Interiors, both Heritage & Contemporary our approach is as traditional as our approach to decorating. We are the company of choice for projects where attention to detail is as important as the quality of the finish.

Steve (Director, Decorator & Restorer) has a background is in fine Art and obtained a B.A Hons at St Martins School of Art in London, and has worked for English Heritage and the National Trust, The V&A, The British Museum, The B.B.C. and numerous Film and TV companies. Steve has led numerous restoration and redecoration projects including those in stately homes, churches and contemporary residential dwellings.

Philippa (Antique Restorer, Decorator & Upholsterer) has a wealth of experience in restoration and upholstery. She served her apprenticeship at Brunel College and within the family business under the tutelage of her father a well known Antique Restorer and Author of numerous wood finishing books and articles, while gaining her City & Guilds in Furniture crafts.

Public Liability : £2,000,000 | Employers Liability : £10,000,000 | View our policy details here

Our Services

This Old House is the company of choice for projects where attention to detail is as important as the quality of the finish.

This Old House, specialise in restoration, refurbishment, decoration, interior design and upholstery. Our company offers a wide range of services including:

Bespoke or restorative carpentry, fine painting and decorating, mural painting, gilding, marbling and graining, stencilling, paper and stretched fabric hanging, french polishing and upholstery. Our works cross various sectors from private clients to grand scale public buildings, churches and bespoke art installations within the UK and overseas.

This Old House offer a full traditional upholstery service which includes using traditional materials, furniture inspections, joint checks repairs and a French polish prior to covering your piece of furniture in your choice of fabric. Our contemporary upholstery service includes; re-covering, re-caning, rush-work, as well as curtains, blinds, cushions, bed headboards and canopy's, and Folding screens.

Joinery & Woodwork

Kitchens, Bathrooms, Bedrooms, Living Rooms, Dining Rooms, Hallways, Carpentry, Office, Timber Windows & Doors, Floors & Staircases, Bespoke Requirements.

Decoration & Finishes

Painting & Decorating, Stencilling, Paint Effects, Graining, Marbling, Eco Paint, Wallpapering & Fabric Hanging, Murals, Trompe l’oeil, Traditional Sign Writing, Restoration.

Interior Design & Upholstery

Upholstery, French Polishing, Joinery, Lighting Design, Wallpapers & Fabrics, Furniture Restoration, Planning & Advice, Bespoke Design.

Restoration & Refurbishment

Window Restoration, Garden Rooms, Conservatories, Historic Restoration, Stone & Masonry, Timbers & Fencing, Renders & Planters, Decking.


Our clients call upon us to work in their homes, their offices and their hotels. Every environment is unique, as is every client.

Contacting Us

Whether you would like us to provide a quotation on your next project or some friendly advice - we are here to help

Tel: 0151 334 0677 | Mob: 07748 677540 | Mob: 07799 694600 |