Leaders in Ornamental Plasterwork and Scagliola.

We manufacture and install high quality decorative ornamental plasterwork and scagliola. Our core offering also encompasses consultancy and plasterwork inspections, design services, 3D Laser scanning of buildings, conservation & restoration, Lath and Lime plaster repairs and manufacture of Jesmonite products.

Our aim is to preserve and further the ancient traditional crafts particularly but not exclusively Plasterwork and Scagliola, in the firm belief that everyone, our clients, our people, the general public and our descendants all benefit. We will apply the skills we learn to the highest possible standards, providing our clients with the very best available craftsmanship

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If you’re interested in working with us or want to find out more about how we can help, please get in touch.

Scagliola Columns


As a highly experienced and creative International company Hayles and Howe can offer exquisite attention to detail and finishes for any scagliola project including restoration or conservation.

Scagliola is a marble-like material made from plaster, pigments and glue, polished by hand to a brilliant shine. The company founder David Hayles is widely considered to be the leading expert in both traditional and marezzo scagliola and has taught at both the European School for Craft Conservation in Venice and the Edward James Foundation in Sussex.

Ornamental Plasterwork Products

As a highly experienced ornamental plastering company we offer exquisite attention to all the finest details for any decorative plasterwork. Our services covers all areas from design and specification to production and installation. As a company we have a proud tradition of providing a high quality service to any home, building, public or private, large or small.

Our ornamental plasterwork products range from intricately design ceiling roses and cornices to beautifully refined ornamental ceilings. Take a look at our full range of products and get in touch to find out more or get a quote.

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Want to find out more about our products and services? Download our catalogue or get in touch with us to discuss how we can help you with your next project.

Why Hayles & Howe?

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The high standard of craftsmanship the company achieves has been recognised by many awards including the Queens’s Award, the Plaisterers’ Trophy and Humber Silver Salver to name a few.

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We are an International company which was established in Bristol, England in 1978 by David Hayles to specialise in the manufacture of ornamental plaster and scagliola.

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We have a talented team of designers and modelers with more than thirty years of experience, they are dedicated to fulfilling any design brief the company receives.

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Who We Work With

We can provide advice and personal service for any sized residential or commercial projects across the UK and abroad. We take great pride in all the work we deliver whether that be installation, conservation or restoration.

Our team have a broad range of experience in the inspection, conservation and restoration of theatres and public buildings.

Recent Projects