Chris Pickup MA - Conservation of Historic Objects




Conservation Services

A skilled conservation professional for all your conservation needs...


With a Distinction at Masters level Chris Pickup is a skilled and fully qualified conservator who can carry out and advise on a wide range of conservation issues.



  • Digital imaging
  • Ceramic reconstruction
  • Complex reconstruction (inc remodelling, silicone rubbers and casting skills)
  • Photography


Experience and knowledge of:

  • Natural history specimens
  • Pyrite decay
  • Ethnographic material
  • Composite materials
  • Plastics
  • Condition survey
  • Building survey
  • Preventative conservation


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For conservation in the built environment...


Chris Pickup offers the building conservation specialist a conservator with the skills of an artist. Take a look at the Art & Photography page to get a view of his accomplishments. Skilled as both a draughtsman and a sculptor, with training in colour matching and gilding, he can make a valuable contribution to the conservation of historic interiors.



Abridged CV


  • MA Conservation of Historic Objects (Distinction)
  • Grad Dip Conservation (Distinction)
  • BA Hons Fine Art Sculpture (1st)
  • PGCE


Chris Pickup has worked with:


  • British Geological Survey
  • Derby Museum
  • University of Nottingham Museum
  • Crick Smith Conservation Lincoln
  • Great Yarmouth Preservation Trust
  • Trent & Peak Archaeology




Chris Pickup Conservation - Nottingham - UK - - 07974 384271