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Lime Plaster & Lime Plastering

Lime plaster is the plaster traditionally found in many historic buildings and has the advantage over many modern plasters of being flexible and moving with the building.


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Companies supplying goods or services for Lime Plaster & Lime Plastering
A D Holden Plastering
18 The Leys, Singleton, Chichester, West Sussex PO18 0HR
Tel 01243 811863
Email: historicplasterwork@hotmail.com
A family trade since prior to 1840, specialising in repair and renewal of plasterwork to historic buildings including churches and timber framed buildings. Specialisms include riven oak/softwood lath and haired lime putty plaster work, wattle and daub panels, period cornice work and limewash/distemper. Projects have included Bishop's Place, Chichester, Goodwood House, Chichester, Hambledon Church, Hampshire, St Peter's Church, Titchfield and the Merchant's House, Marlborough. The company operates thought throughout the south of England including Sussex, Hampshire, Wiltshire, Kent and Dorset. Associate Member of the Worshipful Company of Plaisterers (Plasterers).
Anglia Lime Company
Off Windham Road, Chilton Industrial Estate, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 2XD
Tel 01787 313974
Email: info@anglialime.com
Website: www.anglialime.com
Since 1992 Anglia Lime Company has pioneered the use of lime for repair, renovation, conservation and new-build. Resurrecting traditional recipes and methods that have stood the test of time in ancient houses whilst developing lime-based products with properties that provide innovative possibilities for designers of new buildings. ALC manufacture a range of wet (Lime Putty based) and dry (Natural Hydraulic Lime based) readymixes ideal for both restoration and new-build. In addition they supply traditional building materials such as sawn and riven lath, insulation, lime wash, lime putty, NHL, tools.
Artisan Plastercraft Ltd
Holmshaw Business Park, Layhams Road, Keston, Kent, BR2 6AR
Tel 01959 571 135
Email: info@artisanplastercraft.com
Website: www.artisanplastercraft.com
Specialists in plaster restoration, bespoke plasterwork, Lath & Lime plaster and GRC and Jesmonite for heritage, residential and commercial environments. Our professional team comprises of designers, model and mould-makers, skilled craftsmen and project managers – all of who are dedicated to delivering the very best service, products and finish. They are experts in plaster restoration in historic listed buildings and are proud to have worked on some of the UK's most prestigious buildings like the Palace of Westminster; Wallace Museum; Royal Academy of Arts.
Conserv
Lee Road, Bolckow Industrial Estate, Grangetown, Middlesbrough, Cleveland TS6 7AR
Tel 01642 430 099
Email: info@conserv.co.uk
Website: www.lime-mortars.co.uk
Lime mortar suppliers and building conservation merchant, including Lime Mortar, Lime Render, Lime Plaster, Lime Putty and Limewash. Conserv is an online builder's merchant for traditional building materials, brought to you by Stone Tech (Cleveland) Ltd, specialist stone masonry and restoration contractors with more than thirty years commercial experience. As a customer you can also take advantage of our stonemasons' specialist knowledge. We are proud to offer this range of building tools, conservation materials and stone care products. CONSERV. is a registered trademark of Stone Tech (Cleveland) Ltd.
Cornish Lime Company
Cornish Lime Company Ltd, Brims Park, Old Callywith Road, Bodmin, Cornwall, PL31 2DZ
Tel 01208 79779
Email: sales@cornishlime.co.uk
Website: cornishlime.co.uk
With over 25 years under our belt, family run Cornish Lime are proud to have become the Trusted Lime Experts, supplying homeowners, builders and other lime companies nationwide. As the country's largest manufacturer of lime putty and distributor of St. Astier, Beeck, Prompt and Cornerstone, Cornish Lime are able to offer a truly unrivalled range of building conservation products and solutions, as used on many iconic buildings both here and abroad. So if you looking to start a new project or would like to talk about our custom made products give our team a call.
Country House Renovations Ltd
Suite 2, Ashbee House, Campden Business Park, Battlebrook Drive, Chipping Campden GL55 6JX
Tel 01451 832554
Email: enquiries@chr-ltd.co.uk
Website: www.chr-ltd.co.uk
Country House Renovations is an established specialist building contractor, adept in building renovation of Listed and period properties. Located in the north Cotswolds we undertake high quality traditional building projects throughout Gloucestershire and the adjoining counties of Worcestershire, Warwickshire and Oxfordshire. Our primary field of work is the alteration / restoration of domestic property particularly for the discerning client using our employed team of highly skilled tradesmen who include stone masons, carpenters/joiners, stone slate roofers, lime plasterers and painter/decorators. Projects undertaken vary from the modest repair and maintenance job to the complete property renovation / new build project.
Daedalus Conservation
Higher Barn, Holt Mill, Melbury Osmond, Dorset DT2 0XL
Tel 01935 83923 Fax 01935 83924
Email: info@daedalusconservation.co.uk
Website: www.daedalusconservation.co.uk
Daedalus Conservation is the specialist historical repair and conservation division of the traditional building contractor, R W Armstrong. It is an experienced principal contractor and specialist trade contractor, based in the South West but operating throughout the UK. Daedalus Conservation specialise in the repair and conservation of historic buildings, providing expert consultancy, advice and design, as well as offering all of the associated principal services; stonemasonry, carpentry and fine joinery, heavy oak carpentry, lime plasterwork and brickwork.
Fair Oak Traditional Plastering
Fair Oak Traditional Plastering, 96A Sandy Lane, Fair Oak, Hampshire, SO50 8GD
Tel 07825803996
Email: info@fotp.co.uk
Website: www.fotp.co.uk
Fair Oak Traditional Plastering offer a complete internal and external lath & lime plastering service specialising in the restoration of listed and historic buildings. With a wealth of knowledge garnered from over 25 years in the plastering trade we provide experience, efficiency and care to all work undertaken. Working throughout Hampshire and surrounding counties of Berkshire, Dorset, Surrey, Sussex and Wiltshire. Internal & external lath & lime plastering, lime washing, wattle & daub.
Geoffrey Preston Ltd
Halscombe Farm Workshop, Halscombe Lane, Ide, Devon EX2 9TQ
Tel 01392 811421
Email: info@geoffreypreston.co.uk
Website: www.geoffreypreston.co.uk
Geoffrey Preston is one of the UK’s leading architectural sculptors, creating sculpture and decorative plasterwork for buildings, interiors and gardens. He studied at Hornsey College of Art and was a founding director of two of the country's most respected conservation companies, at the helm of many significant projects including the restoration of the 18th century hand-modelled plasterwork at Uppark House. Recent projects include the new Great Drawing Room ceiling at Great Fulford (commended in the 2013 Georgian Group Awards and winner of the 2013 Plaisterer’s Trophy), and a commission for a landscape in stucco for the Royal Albert Memorial Museum.
Hirst Conservation Ltd
Head Office, Laughton , Sleaford, Lincolnshire NG34 0HE London Office, 75 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EL
Tel 01529 497449 (Sleaford) 0800 068 5418 (London) Fax 01529 497518
Email: pa@hirst-conservation.com
Website: www.hirst-conservation.com
Hirst Conservation, established in 1986 by Elizabeth Hirst, who was trained by the Bakers, who were amongst the UK’s most eminent conservators of wall paintings and limestone sculpture. They are on the Conservation Register and employs a number of PACR accredited conservators. The company structure includes a wide range of disciplines, including stone and sculpture, lime plastering , metal and bronze, stucco, decorative finishes, wall paintings, materials analysis, paint research and easel paintings conservation, using experienced conservators. Other aspects of their work include cleaning of building surfaces, gilding, environmental monitoring, moisture and salts profiling, condition surveys, and remedying ceiling suspension.
Inglenook Restoration Ltd
17 Horseshoe Crescent, Camberley, Surrey GU15 4DH
Tel 01276 502 726 Mob: 07860 225 492
Email: info@fireplacerestorationsurrey.co.uk
Website: www.fireplacerestorationsurrey.co.uk
With over 10 years experience with period and listed buildings we offer a friendly reliable service and our aim is to repair the Inglenook fireplace to its former glory that will give you years of comfort and pleasure. The service we offer to our clients is comprehensive – from the initial full consultation and site visit survey – to the full repair and rebuild of the Inglenook fireplace, chimney, brickwork, stonework, lime pointing and lime plastering. And supplying all materials required – period bricks,terracotta floor tiles and paviours, reclaimed oak beams,etc. We operate in Surrey and the surrounding counties.
Lincolnshire Lime
Northfield Farm, Dam Lane, Thornton Curtis, North Lincolnshire DN39 6XN
Tel 01469 531227
Email: sales@lincolnshirelime.co.uk
Website: lincolnshirelime.co.uk
Lincolnshire Lime supplies ready mixed lime mortar, Singleton Birch and St Astier NHL natural hydraulic lime, fat lime putty, Lime Green pre coloured lime mortar and lime plaster and Lithomex stone repair mix for conservation, Earthborn claypaint and Beecks silicate masonry breathable paints to clients throughout the UK. Founded in 2000, Lincolnshire Lime has over 15 years of experience in the Building Materials sector, and having previously had 40 years experience in conservation, restoration and renovation.
Mike Wye & Associates Ltd
Buckland Filleigh Sawmills, Buckland Filleigh, Devon, EX21 5RN
Tel 01409-281644
Email: sales@mikewye.co.uk
Website: www.mikewye.co.uk
Mike Wye & Associates are one of the foremost UK suppliers of sustainable, natural and traditional building materials and systems. Our extensive product range includes: traditional lime mortars and plasters, natural hydraulic limes, sustainable insulation (such as recycled foam glass for limecrete floors, cork, wood fibre and sheep's wool), beautiful polished plasters, and natural paints, oils and waxes. Having our own team of specialist contractors, our advice is founded on the practical application of our products in the real world - therefore ensuring successful results and optimum performance of the products and systems we supply.
Old House Store
Unit 2 Paddock Road Industrial Estate, Paddock Road, Caversham, Reading Berkshire RG4 5BY & Market Street, Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1SX
Tel +44 (0) 118 946 9146 Fax 0118 969 8822
Email: enquiries@oldhousestore.co.uk
Website: www.oldhousestore.co.uk
The Old House Store are builders merchants for traditional building and ecological materials with shops in Caversham and Woodstock. Products include lime and plasters, mortar and renders ingredients, pozzolans, sands, lime putty, non-hydraulic limes, hydraulic limes, riven laths, staves, daub and split Hazel. Building products include brick, clay roof tiles, flint, conservation rooflights, framing pegs, tile pegs, riven battens, cast iron radiators, sheepswool insulation, gates, timber flooring. Paints include Limewash, pigments and silicate paints. Window and door ironmongery, handforged and brassware, includes stays, fasteners, rim locks, strap, butterfly and H hinges, Suffolk and Norfolk latches, planked doors, and rosehead nails.
Owlsworth IJP
Unit 2 Paddock Road Industrial Estate, Caversham, Reading, Berkshire RG4 5BY
Tel 01189 469 169
Email: info@ijp.co.uk
Website: www.owlsworthijp.co.uk
Owlsworth IJP is a company that has an understanding and appreciation of traditional properties, building techniques and materials, with years of experience in the sympathetic and careful repair of properties. Clients include The National Trust, English Heritage, Historic Royal Palaces and several County Councils as well as numerous private clients.They employ their own highly skilled team of craftsmen capable of providing a host of traditional craft skills, using techniques passed down the generations. These skills include carpentry, joinery, plastering, bricklaying, stonemasonry, blacksmithing and millwrighting.
Saint Astier Natural Hydraulic Limes and Mortars (Chaux et Enduits de Saint Astier - CESA)
See website for distributors and stockists
Tel 0845 500 3534
Email: technical@stastier.co.uk
Website: www.stastier.co.uk
St Astier Natural Hydraulic Limes (NHL) have been producing lime since 1851. Products include lime for mortar, plaster and render as well as limewash paint. The experience acquired over the years is shared with the user through the assistance available from the Technical Department and from carefully chosen specialist distributors, able to assess the type of lime mortar, plaster or render required. The products are distributed in the uk through this network of companies specialising in lime mortar for conservation and restoration, who are happy to assist with mortar design, aggregate choice and training.
Stevensons of Norwich Ltd
Stevensons of Norwich Ltd, Vulcan Road South, Norwich, Norfolk, NR6 AF
Tel 01603 400824
Email: info@stevensonsofnorwich.com
Website: www.stevensonsofnorwich.com
Stevensons of Norwich Limited, established for 35 years, specialise in the design, manufacture, supply and installation of standard & bespoke mouldings in fibrous plaster, GRG, Stevensons-Stone and GRP. They restore and repair historic plasterwork and use traditional methods and materials to carry out lime plasterwork and lath and plaster. They offer advice, surveys, reports and quotations. Reports include analysis of original materials in the laboratory where appropriate.
StoneCo Limited
StoneCo Limited, Edginswell Lane, Torquay, Devon TQ2 7JF
Tel 01803 616451 Fax 01803 616261
Email: enquiries@stoneco.co.uk
Website: www.stoneco.co.uk
StoneCo Ltd are one of the leading stone masons and stonework contractors in the South West, including historic property stone restoration and conservation. Their fully skilled, trained and approved operators, including one of the only NVQ qualified stone cleaners in the South West and all their workforce hold Heritage CSCS skill specific card accreditation. They are are approved contractors for specialist equipment such as Stonehealth`s Joss Torc and DOFF. They also have extensive knowledge and experience in lime work including plasters, mortars and renders.
Trendle Conservation
Cheramy Cottage, Townsend, Seavington St Mary, Somerset TA19 0QT
Tel 01460 240 606 m. 07817 419 022
Email: aubrey.bage@aol.com
Website: www.trendleconservation.co.uk
We are a family business with years of experience converting, altering or restoring period, listed and historic buildings within Somerset and surrounding area. We have the skills and knowledge to sympathetically and sensitively convert and restore your listed property. We undertake cob repair, lime work, roof repairs, carpentry and joinery, stone masonry, as well as general building work, from roofs to extensions, oak floors to painting and decorating.
WPD Productions Ltd
8 Sutherland Road, London N17 0BN
Tel 020 8885 1515
Email: Sibylle.heil@btinternet.com
Website: www.wpdproduction.com
Specialist decorators and lime plasterers. We work on historic properties and heritage sites throughout London and the surrounding counties. We offer all services related to the use of lime including plastering, interior and exterior lime rendering, washes, moulds, casting, detail work and colour matching of substrate. We also offer consultancy and project management services. Please see our website for further details.
Chalk Down Lime Ltd, The Yard Gate Farm Northiam Road Staplecross Nr Robertsbridge East Sussex TN32 5RP Telephone 01580 830092 Fax 01580 830096 Website: www.chalkdownlime.co.uk
Hayles & Howe Limited, Templegate, Mead Rise, Bristol BS3 4RP Telephone 0117 972 7200 Fax 0117 971 2232 Website: www.haylesandhowe.co.uk
Skillington Workshop Limited, Baxter’s Yard 35-40 Stuart Street Grantham Lincolnshire NG31 9AF Telephone 01476 565671 Fax 01476 566524 Website: www.skillingtons.co.uk