Heritage Restoration


GREEN OAK FRAMING


TRADITIONAL BUILDING TECHNIQUES

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Finished Green Oak Frame in the Bell Tower
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Installing the Green Oak Frame in the Bell Tower
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Traditional Peg Joints
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The beauty of natural Oak
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Not a wall was touched during the installation
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Freestanding Bell ringers platform in Green Oak
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HERITAGE RESTORATION


Our team is highly experienced in wide variety of historic building techniques to restore original features or create new construction of traditional elements in period properties.

Services available include:


  • Lime Plastering
  • Stone and Brick repointing and laying using lime mortar
  • Traditional Oak Frame construction
  • Oak Frame repair
  • Traditional Joinery
  • Leadwork
  • Roofing


We offer a wealth of experience in dealing with English Heritage and relevant Planning Authorities for listed buildings and conservation areas. 


All works are carried out by our dedicated team and are fully project managed with a personal point of contact.


We are happy to discuss all work from simple repointing through to full building restoration.

Jacobs Well York
Stabilising the New Oak additions
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Keeping the workplace tidy
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Repair of external brickwork
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New lime rendering
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Finished Repair
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New timber frame joints
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Repairing surrounding brickwork
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Finished Repair
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