Hayles & Howe are 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.

Hayles and Howe - Creating Beauty

Historic and Classical

Pursue projects of historical significance to learn from the masters

Hayles and Howe - Preservation


By pursuing work in public buildings and Theatres to contribute to peoples enjoyment.

Hayles and Howe - Historic & Classical

Creating beauty

By pursuing new and restoration work in homes great and modest, to provide greater beauty in everyday life.

An International company established in 1978, based in the UK and US serving all corners of the World

Hayles and Howe is an International company which was established in Bristol, England in 1978 by David Hayles to specialise in the manufacture of ornamental plaster and scagliola.  In 1992 following the successful completion of some major projects in the USA and with more projects in the offing the directors decided to create Hayles and Howe, Inc which is based in Baltimore, Maryland USA.

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Latest Posts

ABTT Theatre Show 2018

Thu 26th April, 2018

The ABTT Theatre Show The ABTT Theatre Show is a free exhibition where between 100 and 150 suppliers relating to live performance technology engage with those responsible for delivery in the world of theatre, events, festivals, sport, film and TV. Hayles and Howe will be available to discuss...

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The Baltimore Sun

Tue 6th February, 2018

The Baltimore Sun The USA Branch of Hayles and Howe have recently featured in a full article in The Baltimore Sun. Touching on past, present and future works the company are involved with Jacques Kelly has written a fabulous piece about our Baltimore team. For the full article click...

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Accreditations & Partners

Hayles & Howe are proud to be accredited members of major Plastering and Construction organisations such as the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings and the AIS FPDC. We were also awarded the Investors in People Silver award in 2006 and The Queen's Award for International Trade in 2002.

  • Investors in People
  • Corporate Supporter 2015
  • SPAB
  • Chas Accredited Contractor
  • FIS Accredited Member
  • UKAS
  • ABTT Bronze