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Stone Cleaning, Stone Cleaners

Stone cleaning requires technical understanding, proper specification and supervision. The techniques needs to be appropriate to the stone, selected after careful analysis and carried out by an experienced contractor, with a well trained and supervised workforce, with particular attention to health and safety.

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Companies supplying goods or services for Stone Cleaning, Stone Cleaners
Coe Stone Ltd
Ty Gwyn, Abernant, Carmarthenshire SA33 5RR
Tel 01267 281 166
Coe Stone Ltd undertake all aspects of traditional stonemasonry, from carving and fitting mullion windows to rebuilding a spire. We can create bespoke pieces or carefully repair historic stonework, working principally within Wales and the South West of England but will undertake projects further afield if of suitable interest and importance. We offer a specialised stone carving service which is highly respected within the industry and stone cleaning using the DOFF system. Stone House Fireplaces ( see separate entry ) is a division of Coe Stone Ltd which offers a stone fireplace carving service. We also offer stone carving courses (see separate entry ).
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
Hirst Conservation, established in 1986 by Elizabeth Hirst, who was trained by the Bakers, who were amongst the UKís 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.
London Stone Conservation Ltd
Unit 25, Enterprise Row Rangemoor Road, Industrial Area London, N15 4LU
Tel 0845 500 2501
London Stone Conservation provide the following specialist services; the conservation, repair and replacement of carving and masonry on historic and contemporary buildings, the conservation and repair of stone sculptures, the manufacturing of new sculptural commissions in stone, traditional hand carved lettering and lime mortar repairs and lime pointing. Their experienced team of stone carvers, masons and conservators offer solutions to most conservation problems ranging from sensitive museum quality cleaning of sculptures to complete replacements of heavily decayed stone work.
Stone Tech (Cleveland) Ltd, Lee Road, Bolckow Industrial Estate, Middlesbrough, Cleveland TS6 7EB
Tel 01642 430099 Fax 01642 462877
Namurian professional stone care products, including stone cleaners, sealers and stain removers are brought to you by Stone Tech (Cleveland) Ltd. We are specialist stone masonry and restoration contractors with more than thirty years commercial experience. Naturally, we have worked with lots of stone care products in this time. Well now you can buy the same stone care products that work best for us. As a customer you can also take advantage of our stonemasons' specialist knowledge.
Richard Rogers Conservation Ltd
Randalls Road, Leatherhead, Surrey KT22 7BA
Tel 01372 388222
An established conservation and restoration company with an experienced team of conservators, restorers and mount makers. Our highly skilled team is able to work with and conserve artwork, sculpture, metalwork, stone and historic interiors. Our client base is as diverse as our skill set and includes the likes of national museums, institutions and private collectors. We follow the highest professional standards in conservation ethics, offering consultation, full documentation of all work and advice for future care. Richard Rogers Conservation is included in the Conservation Register and is a PACR Accredited Conservator-Restorer with the Institute of Conservation (ICON).
St Astier Limited
11 Enterprise Court, Seaham Grange Industrial Estate, Seaham, Co Durham SR7 0PS
Tel 0191 5214552
St Astier is a historic building conservation contractor operating across the North of England. The company has a wealth of experiencing in conserving and repairing Grade I and II listed properties, Scheduled Ancient Monuments, masonry ruins, ecclesiastical buildings and other structures of historic importance. Specialist building conservation services include natural stone repair and conservation, sensitive masonry cleaning, hidden/non-invasive structural repair and reinforcement, historic timber preservation, concrete repair & protection, and the installation of non-invasive helical screw piles and ground anchors for stabilising retaining walls.
Stone Central (NW) Ltd
Dutch Barn, Hall Lane, Bold, St Helens WA9 4SJ
Tel 01744 820 511
Stone Central (NW) Ltd is one of the North of England's leading stonemasonry companies, dating back to 1951. They offer a complete conservation and masonry service for ecclesiastic, historic and commercial projects. They have developed a reputation in the industry for the conservation of historic buildings. Their masonry cleaning service includes conservation friendly techniques such as the Doff and Torc systems. Rope access can be provided using IRATA qualified staff.
Stone Restoration Services Ltd
Unit 12 Communal Site Anchor Lane Abbess Roding Ongar Essex CM5 0JR
Tel 01279 876994 Fax 01279 876995
Stone Restoration Services are a leading specialist contractor who have worked on some of the country's most prestigious buildings. Services include stone masonry, cleaning and repair, graffiti removal, brickwork repairs and specialist pointing, flint, lime plastering/render, wattle and daub and stone floor refurbishment. We are conversant with all forms of facade cleaning, including DOFF and JOS/TORC systems. Our craftsmen possess extensive skills and knowledge, with a platinum award for the percentage of skilled CSCS card holders we have trained and employ. Other facilities include a fully equipped stonemasonís yard and in house CAD design team.
StoneCo Limited
StoneCo Limited, Edginswell Lane, Torquay, Devon TQ2 7JF
Tel 01803 616451 Fax 01803 616261
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.
Stonehealth Ltd
Bowers Court, The Broadwell, Dursley, Gloucestershire GL11 4JE
Tel +44 (0) 1453 540 600 Fax +44 (0) 1453 540 609
Products and Machinery for sensitive and effective stone and masonry cleaning and paint removal. Our expertise has been relied upon for over 25 years by architects, specifiers and the building restoration industry. We are best known for our DOFF and TORC machines and Clean-Film products which are exclusive to Stonehealth. We support specifiers with trials, testing, feasibility studies and CPD as well as through our list of approved contractors. Some notable buildings where our systems and products have been used include Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, Tower of London, Hampton Court, Albert Memorial, St Pancras.
CDL Stone Ltd, 7 The Tannery Industrial Estate, The Midlands, Holt, Trowbridge, Wilts, BA14 6BB Telephone 01225 782382 Fax 01225 783601 Website:
Restorative Techniques, Gloucester Road Rudgeway Bristol BS35 3SG Telephone 01454 417831