Latest News

An overview of some more of the latest news from Richard Ward

Richard Ward (Oxford) Ltd. would like to wish all of our clients, subcontractors, and suppliers a Happy New Year! We look forward to working with you all again in 2019 and thank you for your continued support during 2018....

Works are nearing completion on the cleaning and preservation of the Danby Arch at the Oxford Botanical Gardens. Richard Ward and University Estates have worked closely with an experienced team of stonemasons under the guidance of the conservation team to preserve the Danby Arch as...

We were very pleased to receive an award from the Oxford Preservation Trust this year for our work with Magdalen College. The project was very challenging, but we believe we delivered the result the college had been hoping for and feel it was a real credit to all...

We have begun the exciting Wytham Chalet Refurbishment in the heart of Wytham woods for Oxford University Capital Projects. The building is an original Swiss Chalet taken down, transported and rebuilt in the woods in the 1930's that is currently used as a research building for...

Richard Ward (Oxford) Ltd. have continued their working relationship through 2018 with Savills Architecture & Building Consultancy on projects for Christchurch and St. John’s college’s with refurbishments at Hill Farm, Elsfield and 10B Rawlinson Rd. both complete and handed over....

  The Goldie Building Refurbishment for Oriel College has been completed on-time with students back in residence for the end of September 2018 as planned. The project involved the refurbishment of the complete internal area of the building with the introduction of pod type showers to 18no....

Our ongoing commitment to the University Estates Department Framework Agreement continues during summer 2018 with various projects including the Botanical Gardens Danby Arch restoration, Summertown House external repairs & redecorations and the external landscaping to the Rodney Porter Building project....

Richard Ward (Oxford) Ltd. worked with our Oxford college client to complete the lighting, decoration, fine finishes, and audio upgrades within their Historic Dining Hall during early 2018 with superb results. Numerous specialist conservators were employed to carry out timber, decoration and portrait restoration all from a...