About Us

Antiques Repair Shop in Priddy’s Hard, Gosport, Hampshire specialise in Antique and Modern furniture restoration and conservation.


Starting his career in 1986 as an antique restorer in Wickham, Justin Newman completed the City & Guilds Furniture Craft Course at Highbury College in Portsmouth while working in the antiques trade.

In 1992, he focused on a full-time Furniture Conservation course at Rycotewood College.

Justin was awarded with a full scholarship at the renowned West Dean College, completing a British Antique Dealers Association Diploma, Furniture Restoration and Conservation in 1995.

Justin is also a member of the British Watch and Clockmakers Guild.

Work Experience

Justin’s career includes the following he where gained much experience in his field:

  • Sotheby’s Fine Art Auctions – Restorer & Polisher
  • Richard Higgins Conservation – specialising in Early English Clock Cases and Barometers
  • Charles Manners & Co – across the USA replicating panelled rooms and libraries in the manner of the eminent 18th century architect Robert Adam
  • The Royal Household and St Georges College –  Senior Conservator based at Windsor Castle from 2005 to 2020
Member of British Watch and Clockmakers Guild
Antique and Modern furniture restoration and conservation