Until the Victorian period, Lime render was used for external work and had the advantage of being able to breathe and flex.
Companies supplying goods or services for Lime Render
Since 1992 when we pioneered the use of lime in East Anglia through training courses and the distribution of lime materials, this new awareness has brought about an ever-increasing use of lime in both old and new buildings. We supply best quality matured lime putty, natural hydraulic limes (NHL), readymix lime mortars, lime renders, lime plasters including hair and fibre mixes, fibrechalk, limewash and lime paints, chalk aggregates, wooden laths, tools etc.
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.
Bryan Williamson & Daughters has been specialising in the renovation, extension and refurbishment of period properties for over 20 years. Working sympathetically with heritage and listed buildings, they have restored over 200 houses and listed buildings back to their former glory. Combining extensive experience in traditional construction methods and craftsmanship with knowledge of specialist techniques, we provide our clients with practical advice whilst offering a wide range of services. They work in Central, South-East and South-West London, Kent, East Surrey and East Sussex. Cleaning of stone, brick and stucco uses the Jos & doff cleaning systems. Lime rendering is also available.
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.
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.
Fair Oak Traditional Plastering
Fair Oak Traditional Plastering,
96A Sandy Lane,
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.
Hayles and Howe are based in Bristol (UK) and Baltimore (USA) with over thirty years experience in traditional fibrous plaster, scagliola and lime plaster. The company specialises in the production of ornamental plaster including cornice, coving, ceiling roses, corbels and ornamental Strapwork ceilings from an extensive catalogue. Their design and modelling teams produce exquisite custom plasterwork, while their restoration and conservation teams have worked on many prestigious private and public buildings, theatres and churches.
Having produced lime on a daily basis since 1996, Heritage Lime offer a comprehensive range of traditional building products that include hydraulic lime, lime putty, mortars, renders, plaster and limecrete flooring. They carry extensive stock that can be delivered ‘next day’ to site, or collected from their yard in Miserden, Gloucestershire, from where they are also on hand to give specialist advice and guidance on the application and use of all their products.
Hirst Conservation Ltd
Head Office, Laughton , Sleaford, Lincolnshire
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 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.
Limetec is a leading supplier of modern eco-friendly lime mortars, renders and plasters for building and refurbishment projects. Our modern lime mortars are pre-mixed hydraulic mortars, ideal for conservation projects for historic buildings, for new homes and for mainstream commercial applications. We have partnered up with Baumit to provide a comprehensive range of renders and plasters which use natural, modern lime to create attractive, appealing, eco-efficient buildings. Limetec is the only UK company able to provide over 800 render and plaster shades and allow you to tint your render or plaster to precisely match your building's looks.
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 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,
Berkshire RG4 5BY & Market Street, Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1SX
Tel +44 (0) 118 946 9146 Fax 0118 969 8822
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.
Saint Astier Natural Hydraulic Limes and Mortars (Chaux et Enduits de Saint Astier - CESA)
See website for distributors and stockists
Tel 0845 500 3534
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.
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.
Supplier of lime putty, lime mortar, limewash, hydraulic lime, aggregate, mortar analysis, tools, specialist training, advice and consultancy.
The Traditional Lime Company
Church Farm, Leckhampton, Cheltenham, Glos GL53 0QJ
Tel 01242 525444
The aim of the Traditional Lime Company is to promote the use of lime building products by offering a complete service. With experience gained over two decades they can provide expert technical support that includes mortar analysis, on site guidance and advice. They can design mortar mixes to replicate historic mortars using our comprehensive sand library and they work together with specifiers to create the correct products for each project. The company manufactures a wide range of lime putty (non-hydraulic) mortars, renders and plasters and are main distributors for St Astier Natural Hydraulic Lime products.
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.
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.