Master Plumber and craftsman Terry Fillary, has been awarded an MBE for services to historic building restoration and conservation. He is a specialist in ornate leadwork and has worked on many prestigious restoration projects at notable sites such as the Tower of London; Kensington Palace; Mansion House; Thames House, Millbank; and Crosby Hall, Chelsea.
Terry, who is a Liveryman of The Worshipful Company of Plumbers (WCP) and a member of the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE), also designed and manufactured ornamental lead planters at Buckingham Palace and Sandringham House.
Kevin Wellman, Chief Executive Officer of the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) said: “I am delighted that Terry’s dedication to restoration and conservation of historic buildings has been recognised. He is a man who appreciates the beauty of leadwork and has always done his best to share his passion for the craft.”