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Structural Repairs & Stabilisation, including

  • Traditional masonry construction and repair
  • Timber framing
  • Underpinning
  • Structural steel & reinforced concrete remedial works
  • Remedial masonry reinforcement & tying


Masonry Repairs, including

  • Brickwork and stonework repairs & new matching works
  • Repointing to stone & brickwork
  • Specialist in working in lime putty, hydrated lime & OPC mortars


Timber Repairs, including

  • General carpentry repairs
  • Chemical preservation treatments
  • Manufacture & installation of exact reproduction timber mouldings
  • Full joinery repairs & reproduction, eg exact to match doors & windows,
    splice repairs to preserve original fabric etc


Plaster / Render Work, including

  • Repairs & new matching work
  • Stabilisation & repairs to lath & plaster
  • Mouldings, lettering, dentils, etc., recreated & repaired by traditional
  • Patterns, moulds & castings produced for lime, pressed cement, concrete
    & plaster ornamentation
  • Availability to work in lime putty, hydrated lime, & OPC renders
  • Reproduction of fibrous plaster mouldings & panels


Painting, including

  • General repainting & repairs; Mineral Silicate Dispersion Paints
  • Stencilling, linework, cornice & rose artwork, all by traditional methods
  • Lime & cement washes prepared & applied by traditional methods


Damp rectification, including

  • Rising Damp Treatment
  • Damp source investigation
  • Drainage rectification
  • Sub floor ventilation systems


Roofing Works, including

  • Installation & repair of all types of roofing
  • Fabrication & installations
  • Timber shingle roof repairs & installations, including manufacture
    of split & sawn shingles to match existing
  • Terracotta tile roof repairs & installation, including custom manufacture of
    tiles & accessories where required
  • Manufacture, repairs & installation of metal rainwater goods, including
    inhouse custom manufacture of traditional rainwater goods (gutters &
    angles, downpipe, rainheads, ventilators, skylight etc. all to exactly
    match original profiles)
  • Conservation & replacement of cast iron guttering, downpipes, rainheads
    etc, including cast iron weld repairs by a variety of methods, recreation of
    missing parts, corrosion control etc


Masonry Cleaning & Paint Removal services; including

  • Developed for use on historic buildings (Approved by English Heritage)
  • Can be used on modern building also
  • Clean masonry, monuments, sculptures and the like
  • Removal of old lime wash from historic structures
  • Removal of old paint coatings from building facades and other surfaces
  • Can be used both internally and externally; No mess as all debris is
    recovered within the vacuum chamber


Consultancy Services (with our architectural associates); including

  • Building Conservation Surveying
  • Conservation Architecture and Design
  • Conservation Engineering
  • Historic landscape Consutancy
  • Prepartion of Conservation Plans and Planning Applications
    Project and Contract Management