01245 401180

Overview of services available

Why a French polisher should be top of your renovation list:  For most people, thinking about decorating and improving their home, the focus tends to be on walls.  Leaving the joinery and furniture as an after-thought.  At Richard Hopkins French Polishers we take the opposite approach.

Our highly skilled French polisher craftsmen are masters in their field; helping clients across Essex to renovate historic buildings and rejuvenate furniture & joinery.  Reviving heritage features such as windows, wood panelling, stairs and floors, reawakening much loved furniture, transforming vintage finds and injecting a sense of luxury, character and individuality to their home.


Since 1996 our professional French polisher workshop in the village of Rettendon has provided all aspects of furniture restoration.  From traditional French polishing, lacquering and gilding and flawless spray finishes.

We pride ourselves on using only the highest quality materials and work alongside fellow master craftsmen including Neal Furnish of Furnish & Co., one of Essex’s premier bespoke joinery firms. 

Take a look at our gallery, and see our work in action

To discuss your bespoke requirements and how we can help call us on 01245 401180

Our services in a nutshell

Furniture restoration, furniture repairs, traditional French polishing, clear and stained finishes, spray painted finishes, staircases and panelling, doors, frames and architraves, skirting and flooring, laminate and MDF repairs, office, bar, restaurant and hotel refurbishments, school, hospital and council building refurbishments. Gold leaf and gilding, as well as luxurious leather desk lining and wood embossing.

Richard Hopkins French Polishers Limited

Highlands Farm,
Southend Road,
Rettendon Common,

01245 401180

About Richard Hopkins

Richard Hopkins French Polishers Ltd.
Providing impeccable building conservation, French polishing, furniture restoration and premier paint finishing services to domestic and commercial clients across Essex.

Registered Office

Richard Hopkins French Polishers Limited,
Sutherland House, 1759 London Road, Leigh On Sea,
Company No. 06376187

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