Cane Hill

This development put the old Cane Hill hospital site to productive use by providing new homes and social spaces. Restore London were employed directly by Haxted to come up with cost effective long term remedial strategies to combat the years of neglect suffered by the heritage elements of the development. By completion, new life had been breathed into the previously abandoned buildings. The Chapel benefited from façade cleaning, a restored roof, new leadwork, new RWG’s, repaired stained glass windows and carpentry and major remedial works to the brick & stonework.

Similar substantial restoration work was carried out to the administration block and the resplendent water tower including internal cleaning, restoration & modification. We are proud to have contributed to safeguarding the future of this rich slice of history, which at one stage was destined to be bulldozed.

Key Facts


Coulsdon, Surrey


20 Weeks


Haxted Estates Ltd


June 2021


Restore London Ltd



“Restore London brought a level of quality craftsmanship and skill that is rare in today’s construction market. They worked collaboratively, bringing their wealth of knowledge to every detail. Their contribution to the National Portrait Gallery can be seen wherever you look in the project. ”

Jamie Fobert CBE

Architect, Jamie Fobert Architects

“It was a pleasure working with the Restore London team. They showed good team spirit coupled by a highly pro-active approach to problem solving & were able to resource the project during unforeseen circumstances, such as the funeral of the late Queen Elizabeth II. The quality of their workmanship was excellent. ”

Steve Baldock

Divisional Director, Curo Construction

“I have used Restore London for a number of projects & find them very reliable & cost effective, with excellent workmanship – which is particularly important when working on a number of the Listed buildings we have here at RHC.”

Stephen Crampton

Project Manager, CBRE

““Restore London made our specified repairs so that they are almost invisible when viewing the room as a whole but are sufficiently different that an educated viewer could see where the mosaic had experienced areas of change when looking in detail. Perfect!” ”

Liz Smith

Chairperson & Regional Partner, Purcell

“Restore London’s works were undertaken to the highest standards. The team’s attention to detail has been second to none & we would recommend Restore London to anyone seeking a strong team who can deliver.”

Louise Priestman BA(Hons)

MArch MA PGCert PPA ARB RIBA – Architect, Purcell

“Restore London cleaned and restored the facades of the building including the courtyard all to the complete satisfaction of our Client’s team. The quality of work was matched by the professional and pro-active approach of the entire Restore team, we would certainly recommend them.”

Brian Hutchison

Board Director, BECK

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