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, conservation & restoration and Lath and Lime plaster repairs.

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

Latest Newsletter Spring/Summer 2016

Mon 20th June, 2016

The Hayles and Howe latest Newsletter is available to download here. The Newsletter highlights the USA and UK companies latest Awards, a scagliola project in Switzerland, celebrations aboard the MVBalmoral in the historic Bristol docks and much...

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Investors in People - Silver

Mon 21st March, 2016

PRESS RELEASE 21 March 2016 HAYLES AND HOWE RECOGNISED AS AN INVESTOR IN PEOPLE Hayles and Howe have once again been awarded the Investors in People Silver standard, demonstrating their commitment to realising the potential of their people. Investors in People is the UK's leading...

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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