O’Sullivan Conservation has extensive experience in the conservation assessment and treatment of fountains constructed from various materials and types, both indoor and outdoor. Our treatment services include condition assessment, cleaning, corrosion removal, and removal of bird fouling and, biological growth. We undertake protective wax application, regrouting and, re-waterproofing, reconstruction and fabrication of replacement components, and repair the intricate mosaics that adorn some fountains. Our approach is tailored to each fountain’s unique style and condition. 

For projects demanding plumbing repair or waterproofing solutions, O’Sullivan Conservation boasts a network of trusted contractors, ensuring seamless and enduring project outcomes. Our project scopes are bespoke for each fountain, accounting for its condition, purpose, and location, while aligning with our client’s needs and vision.


Governor Phillip Fountain marble conservation after treatment


The New South Wales Public Works Advisory (NSWPWA) engaged O’Sullivan Conservation to perform conservation works on the Governor Phillip Fountain in the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

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Venus Fountain Royal Botanic Garden Sydney after restoration


Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney engaged O’Sullivan Conservation to treat the bronze ‘Venus’ fountain located in the Main Pond at Farm Cove.

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O’Sullivan Conservation acknowledges that we operate and function on the lands of the Darkinjung people.

We respect and honour Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on this land and commit to building a brighter future together.

We are proud partners of Reconciliation NSW and support reconciliation in our community.