We offer restoration, conservation and design & build services to clients seeking an experienced contractor with know-how in traditional techniques & materials.  We primarily undertake contracts as main contractor to deliver an entire package of works, we will occasionally work with private clients and other principal contractors seeking our specialist services. 

We provide a wide range of restoration & conservation services and solutions from craft & artisan skills to professional consultancy.

Recently, we have been working closely on a project with structural engineers and manufacturers of structural adhesives to develop methodologies of repairing structural glulam beams. As a relatively modern structural material the repair & restoration of these timber beams is new territory, we plan to be at the forefront of this niche service. Read our case study here: News

Artisan crafts & trades we offer and frequently use on our projects:

Lime plaster & render

Terracotta & faience

Stonework; banker masonry, installation, repairs

Glulam timber beam repair

Brickwork repairs

lime pointing 

Timber window restoration & renewal 

Carpentry & joinery 

Painting & redecoration 

Gilding & French polishing 

Architectural metal works 

Bespoke metal fabrication 

Stained glass window restoration & design 

Facade cleaning, paint & graffiti removal 

Roofing works 

Invisible surface repairs to Marble, Granite, Stone, Terracotta, Faience, Tiles etc 

Professional services

We have contributed our expertise to clients’ planning applications when work to a listed building or property within a conservation area demands supporting documentation from a specialist.

Pre-planning consultation on traditional materials & methodology

Condition reports

Conservation consultancy

Schedule of works

Project & Contract Management

In-house Design & Build of Architectural Alterations

Project Consultation

Planning Applications & Building Control

Budgets & Estimates

Procurement of Specialist Materials

As principal contractor we can also offer clients a complete turn-key service by integrating the following:

Project & Contract Management

Design & Build of Architectural Alterations

Project Consultation

Planning Applications & Building Control

Condition Surveys & Reports

Budgets & Estimates

Procurement of Specialist Materials

All trades, Crafts & Artisan skills

We can provide many services of a restorative nature; this list is not exhaustive so if you require a specialist service not listed below then please contact us with your enquiry and we will be happy to discuss your project.

Please email enquiries or call our office to discuss your requirements

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