• The Great Pagoda, Kew Gardens

Sensitive fabric repairs and conservation work to the iconic Grade 1 listed Great Pagoda at Kew, London.   Returning the Great Pagoda to its 18th century splendour, including the reinstatement of 80 missing carved and highly decorated dragons, the building has been re-opened to the public by Historic Royal Palaces as a permanent exhibition.   It was originally designed by Sir William Chambers and completed in 1762 as a birthday gift for Princess Augusta, the founder of the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew.

Client: Historic Royal Palaces
Location: Kew Gardens, London
Value: £5 million
Status: Completed 2018
Architect: Austin-Smith:Lord
Photography: Robin Forster Photography

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