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Brick Conservation and Restoration

It is important to use a brick specialist contractor for the restoration of fine brickwork such as tuck pointing. It is worth seeking a specification from a professional such as a Conservation Architect for the repair of historic brickwork. Conservators or specialist brickwork consultants can be employed to advise on museum quality brickwork.


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Companies supplying goods or services for Brick Conservation and Restoration
A B Kirby & Sons
A B Kirby & Sons, 94 Bull Lane, Rayleigh, Essex SS6 8NQ
Tel 01268 774052 Mob: 07932 624142 Fax n/a
Email: info@abkirby.co.uk
Website: www.abkirby.co.uk
A B Kirby & Sons are a long established family firm, with over 50 years of experience specialising in all types of repointing and chemical cleaning to brickwork, flint and stone as well as brick replacement and restoration, working on many listed buildings, with local conservation authorities. We are experts in all types of repointing including flush, penny struck, ironed-in and tuckpointing, all of which can be carried out on old and new brickwork. The firm is based in Rayleigh, Essex and cover the southeast including Essex, Suffolk, Hertfordshire and the eastern side of London.
ASAP Brickwork
64 Hyde Crescent, London NW9 7HA
Tel 0208 205 3775
Email: asapbrickwork@hotmail.com
Website: www.asapbrickwork.com
ASAP Brickwork is a specialist brickwork firm based in North London, specialising in the repair and conservation of brickwork using traditional materials and work methods for listed buildings, period properties and conservation areas including repointing, lime pointing, arches and gauged brickwork. The majority of our works are on listed buildings for homeowners. Experienced in the use of lime and other traditional materials we have built an established service and client base for listed buildings, period properties and conservation areas.
Dr Gerard Lynch Historic Brickwork Consultant
10 Blackthorn Grove, Woburn Sands, Milton Keynes MK17 8PZ
Tel 01908 584163
Email:
Website: www.brickmaster.co.uk
Gerard Lynch is an internationally acclaimed historic brickwork consultant, lecturer and author. He pioneered a revival of gauged brickwork, in which he is considered the world's leading authority, with a private consultancy practice set up in 1992. His expert opinion is now regularly sought for proposed repairs and restoration for many domestic buildings, some of immense national importance, such as Hampton Court Palace, Windsor Castle and St Pancras Station, as well as abroad. Within this consultative capacity he undertakes condition reports and writing specifications. A regular course leader, within his own workshop he provides bespoke courses.
Ernest Barnes Limited
13 College Crescent, Windsor, West Berkshire SL4 3PF
Tel 01753-833533 Mob - 07802-741269
Email: info@ernestbarnesltd.co.uk
Website: www.ernestbarnesltd.co.uk
Ernest Barnes Ltd has over thirty years of experience undertaking specialist brickwork repairs to historic buildings. We are committed to conserving the historic environment and have an exceptional level of knowledge, skills and expertise in this field. We specialises in the maintenance, repair and conservation of historic brickwork using traditional materials and techniques. Our clients include the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, The National Trust and owners of period and listed properties. We undertake brickwork condition surveys and produce specifications and provide a comprehensive report identifying causes of deterioration, previous interventions and recommendations for repair.
Herts Renovation
97 Shephall View, Stevenage, Hertfordshire SG1 1RP
Tel 01438 352762
Email: info@hertsrenovation.co.uk
Website: www.hertsrenovation.co.uk
Herts Renovation specialises in restoration brickwork. It is run by John Gorman, who is himself a craftsman bricklayer. John has been in the industry for 35 years. He was trained in brick renovation and restoration by Dr. Gerard Lynch who is an internationally acknowledged master bricklayer and historic brickwork consultant. The services we offer include gauged brickwork, enrichment restoration, conservation pointing, tuck pointing, arch construction and repair, flint work new and repair, lime work, colour washing and polychromatic brickwork. We cover Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Essex, Suffolk and London.
Kent Conservation & Restoration Ltd KCR
11 Harrison Drive, Harrietsham, Kent ME17 1BZ
Tel 01622 859794
Email: info@kcrltd.com
Website: www.kcrltd.com
Kent Conservation & Restoration was founded by master craftsman Richard Flegg in 2005, the culmination of a family heritage of builders, going back many generations. The skills have been passed on - and today, the company is proud to have built a team of like-minded professionals, all with a sympathetic passion for traditional, long-established building techniques. KCR is now considered to be amongst the leading lime mortar brickwork specialists in the United Kingdom - and thus much of the company’s work is gained by reputation and recommendation. Services include lime mortar brickwork, historic brickwork repairs, repointing and cleaning, gauged brickwork, tuckpointing and mathematical tiling.
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.
Stewart Truman Ltd
12 Rutland Close, Bexley, Kent, DA5 3HY
Tel 07940 461 952
Email: info@stewarttruman.co.uk
Website: www.stewarttruman.co.uk
Stewart Truman create, restore and maintain luxury and historic property. Services we offer are brickwork, tuckpointing & stonework, refurbishments and restoration & conservation. Working throughout London and the surrounding areas.
Stonehealth Ltd
Bowers Court, The Broadwell, Dursley, Gloucestershire GL11 4JE
Tel +44 (0) 1453 540 600 Fax +44 (0) 1453 540 609
Email: info@stonehealth.com
Website: www.stonehealth.com
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.