The Building Conservation Directory 2020

Printed on LumiSilk – a sustainably produced (EU Ecolabel, FSC® and PEFC™ certified) paper THE BUILDING CONSERVATION DIRECTORY The Twenty-seventh Edition of the Directory Published January 2020 ISBN 978 1 912747 02 3 PUBLISHED BY Cathedral Communications Limited, High Street, Tisbury, Wiltshire, England SP3 6HA Tel 01747 871717 Fax 01747 871718 Email MANAGING DIRECTOR Gordon Sorensen EXECUTIVE EDITOR Jonathan Taylor MARKETING DIRECTOR Elizabeth Coyle-Camp PRODUCTION CO-ORDINATOR Lynn Green ADMINISTRATION Lydia Porter ADVERTISING DEPARTMENT Nicholas Rainsford Carla Winchcombe TYPESETTING & DESIGN xendo PRINTING Micropress Printers Ltd COVER PHOTO Medieval soapstone carving on a font in Nidaros Cathedral, Trondheim, Norway (Photo: Jonathan Taylor) The many companies and specialists advertising in The Building Conservation Directory have been invited to participate on the basis of their established involvement in thefieldofbuildingconservationandthesuitabilityofsome oftheirproductsandservicesforhistoricbuildings.Someof the participants also supply products and services to other areasofthebuildingmarketwhichhavenoapplicationinthe building conservation field. The inclusion of any company or individual in this publication should not necessarily be regarded as either a recommendation or an endorsement by the publishers. Although every effort has been made to ensure that information in this book is correct at the time of printing, responsibility for errors or omissions cannot be accepted by the publishers or any of the contributors. ©Copyright 2020 Cathedral Communications Limited All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recordings, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Cathedral Communications Limited. £16.95 THE BUILDING CONSERVATION DIRECTORY 27TH EDITION This directory provides specifiers of works to historic buildings, their contents and surroundings an invaluable starting point in the search for appropriate products, services and expert advice. Almost 1,000 different companies and organisations are represented in this edition. The many technical editorial articles are written by leaders in this field and cover a wide range of important issues. The articles are not intended to be comprehensive but rather to raise awareness and stimulate dialogue amongst those involved with the historic environment. Other reference information points the way on current legislation, continuing education and sources for further information and advice. All suppliers in The Building Conservation Directory pay a fee to be included and although Cathedral Communications does not formally approve or recommend them, we do screen out inappropriate suppliers and products to maintain the established integrity of the directory. This ensures that it remains a useful and credible forum in which appropriate suppliers can promote their businesses. Directory users should seek more detailed information and advice from suppliers before undertaking any sensitive project. HOW TO FIND WHAT YOU NEED The table of contents (page 5) together with the products and services index and the specialists index at the back should help you find the product, service or supplier you are looking for. In addition, the selector tables which head up each main section provide a comprehensive breakdown of relevant products and services supplied by each company. Follow the index or selector table page reference to the appropriate section or company and start the selection process. It may be helpful to contact more than one supplier. And please remember to tell each that you found them in The Building Conservation Directory . If you still can’t find what or who you need, don’t despair. You can visit our industry leading website at or phone us on 01747 871717 and we’ll put you in touch with someone who can help. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS For their contributions to this edition of the BCD we would particularly like to thank the author of the foreword, Ros Kerslake, Chief Executive of the National Lottery Heritage Fund, our advertisers for their continuing support and our dedicated production team. Special mention goes to all those who have contributed articles, illustrations or information, including: CATHEDRAL C O M M U N I C A T I O N S Michael Balletta, CRL Restoration Michael Brückner, Glashuette Lamberts Waldsassen Steve Bury, Jubb Clews Toby Cambray, Greengauge Building Energy Consultants Jonathan Castleman Robert Christ, Glashuette Lamberts Waldsassen Roger Curtis, Historic Environment Scotland Hayley Gibson, Messenger BCR Group Terry Hughes, Stone Roofing Association Lynda Jubb, Jubb Clews Caroline Maguire, Historic Environment Division, Department for Communities NI Eleni Makri, Conservation PD Alexandra Miller, Cliveden Conservation Tim Nicholson, Nicholson Price Associates Hannah Rayner, Greengauge Building Energy Consultants Edward Walker, Cornish Lime Company Chris Wozencroft, Corrosion Engineering Solutions C AT H E D R A L COMMU N I C AT I ON S 4