Northern Goldsmiths Newcastle – Grade A listed building
Site – Northern Goldsmith Newcastle
Client – Leslie Clarke Ltd
Description of works – Main Contractor Grade 1 Listed Refurbishment Works
Recently completed by Balmore Specialist Contracts Ltd. Scope of works included:
- Emergency repairs
- Steeplejack/Rope access works
- Scaffold erection and Rolex picture wrap installation
- Roofing/lead works
- External repairs to stonework – to listed building standard
- Painting/Gold leaf works
- Lightning protection
- New electrical Rolex signage
- Bird protection
- Stone work cleaning.
The finished building is testament to quality craftsmanship and good old fashioned hard work.
Goldsmiths is a business with more than 230 years of tradition and experience. Their first showroom opened in Newcastle in 1778, and it’s still trading today on the very same site.
There have been many notable achievements for Goldsmiths. They were the jewellers who made the Rugby League Trophy, and were the UK’s first appointed stockist of Rolex watches.
Today, Goldsmiths is the largest quality jeweller in the UK with showrooms in every major town and city from Aberdeen to Torquay, as well as five in Northern Ireland. We also operate the largest distribution network for Rolex, Cartier, Omega, Gucci and many other reputable watch brands.
Even though they are bigger, they still put their customers first and have the finest selection of diamond jewellery, jewellery brands and fashion and prestige watches in our showrooms. Leading brands include Rolex, Omega, TAG Heuer, Breitling and Canadian Ice.