Julia has 33 years experience working for Museums, Heritage bodies, Historic Houses, Archaeological Units, Churches and private individuals.
Julia trained in conservation and restoration skills at Lincoln in 1979 and in theory of conservation at the Institute of Archaeology (UCL) whilst working in Museums. She first set up Conservation Services in 1985. She then worked for English Heritage as Collections Conservator. After the birth of her first child she re-opened Conservation Services in 1994. Julia is an accredited member of the professional body, the Institute of Conservation (ICON).
Julia is able to present conservation and restoration skills under a strong materials science banner.
Park, Julia (1994) ‘Conservation principles applied to a restoration project: the Allam clock case’, Lacquerwork and Japanning Postprints of the UKIC Conference. Eds. S. Budden and F Halahan. Publ. UKIC (now ICON).
Park, Julia (1996) ‘The Barton on Humber project - a large collection of waterlogged wood: data retrieval, storage, pre and post treatment methods’ Proceedings of the 6th ICOM Group on Wet Organic Archaeological Materials Conference York Eds. Per Hoffman, Thomas Daley, Tara Grant, James Spriggs. Publ. ICOM (International Council of Museums).
Park, Julia (2003) ‘The Covehithe Log Boat: Retrieved for Posterity’ Saxon The Newsletter of the Sutton Hoo Society No. 39/2003.
Park, Julia in Anderson, Sue (2003) "Architectural Terracotta from Westhorpe Hall"
The Archaeological Journal Royal Archaeological Institute Volume 160.
Contributor to Conservation Advice Notes (2005), Portable Antiquities Scheme.
Park-Newman, Julia (2008) “St. Lawrence Church, Ipswich: Conservation Report”
Park-Newman, Julia (2008) “Bringing a Redundant Church back to Life” ICON News. The magazine of the Institute of Conservation
Issue 19, November.
Park-Newman, Julia (2010) “Wisbech’s Ancient Scabbard” ICON news. The magazine of the Institute of Conservation Issue 29, July.