Steven Cugnoni

2014 QEST Tallow Chandlers' Company Scholar - Bricklaying & Building Conservation

Steven started as a bricklayer with Royal Warrant Holder W.S. Lusher & Son Ltd. in 1999 and is now a valued member of this Norfolk family company as the foreman bricklayer. Throughout his career Steven has been drawn to the conservation and restoration of brick and flint buildings and more recently, has been responsible for detailed specifications in projects such as traditional 17th and 18th century brick buildings involving the removal of crumbled chimney stacks and individually tagging and coding bricks to return in the exact same place. A QEST Tallow Chandlers’ Company Scholarship enabled Steven to attend the building conservation masterclasses professional development diploma at West Dean College.