The Building Conservation Directory 2023

P R O T E C T I O N & R E M E D I A L T R E AT M E N T 4.1 139 C AT H E D R A L C O M M U N I C AT I O N S T H E B U I L D I N G C O N S E R VAT I O N D I R E C T O R Y 2 0 2 3 | C E L E B R AT I N G 3 0 Y E A R S DAMP & TIMBER DECAY ◼ BARRETT & CO Cube Building, Monahan Road, Cork, Ireland T12 H1XY Tel 021 455 5694 DAMP AND TIMBER DECAY : Serving, Cork, Kerry, Tipperary, Waterford and Limerick, Barrett & Co specialises in building investigation and remedial specification for dampness in traditional buildings, offering holistic and practical solutions to dampness and timber decay through an in-depth understanding of building fabric. See: Stop the Rot by Peter Barrett on page 135. ◼ BULLEN CONSERVATION LTD Lowerhouse Works, Lowerhouse Street, Oldham, Lancashire OL1 3NN Tel 0161 633 6528 Fax 0161 633 7064 Email BUILDING CONTRACTORS, STONE, TERRACOTTA, DAMP AND TIMBER DECAY : See also: display entry in Building Contractors, page 58 and profile entry in Stone, page 89. ◼ FLOYD CONSULTING 68 Mill Lane, Solihull, West Midlands B93 8NW Tel 01562 885806 Mobile 07762 614364 Email SCIENTIFIC ASSESSMENT OF HISTORIC BUILDINGS AND THEIR ENVIRONMENTS : Building condition or defect is assessed through: site investigation, analyses of materials/environments and bio-deterioration organisms. Structural assessment and strength grading of timber, installation of environmental monitoring systems and retrieval/analysis of data are also specialities. The staff includes chartered surveyors with the following accrediations: MRICS, RICS accredited expert witness, RICS certified historic building professional, MCIAT, IHBC. The practice is a retained consultancy for various statutory bodies and is represented on the UK and International ICOMOS Wood Committees. See website for further details. ◼ HUTTON + ROSTRON ENVIRONMENTAL INVESTIGATIONS LIMITED Main Office: Netley House, Gomshall, Guildford, Surrey GU5 9QA Tel 01483 203221 ▪ Nottingham Office: Northgate Business Centre, 38–40 Northgate, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 1EZ Tel 01636 642914 ▪ Manchester Office: The Manor House, Market Place, Mottram-in-Longdendale, Hyde SK14 6JD Tel 01457 761427 ▪ Oxford Office: Stable Cottage Studio, College House, Stanton St John, Oxfordshire OX33 1HE Tel 07741 561408 Email TIMBER DECAY, BUILDING MATERIAL FAILURES, FIRE AND FLOOD REMEDIATION : Simple solutions to common problems with cost-effective expertise covering biodeterioration, fungal decay, insect attack, timber strength grading, damp, environmental health, energy efficiency, non-destructive surveying, building monitoring systems and historic building consultancy. H+R carries out independent site and laboratory investigations providing specifications for remedial work or conservation. Expert witness work is also undertaken. H+R operates the Rothound ® dry rot search dogs and installs Curator ® electronic moisture and structural monitoring systems. Clients include The Royal Household, National Trust, English Heritage, national and local government, architects, engineers, surveyors, developers, contractors and property owners. See also: profile entry in Heritage Consultants, page 31. ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING ◼ FLOYD CONSULTING 68 Mill Lane, Solihull, West Midlands B93 8NW Tel 01562 885806 Mobile 07762 614364 Email CHARTERED SURVEYOR : See also: profile entry in Damp & Timber Decay, on this page. ◼ GEMINI DATA LOGGERS (TINYTAG) Scientific House, Terminus Road, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 8UJ Tel 01243 813000 Email ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING : Gemini manufactures the Tinytag range of temperature and relative humidity data loggers. Tinytags can aid and inform preventive conservation measures by accurately monitoring environmental parameters that affect the condition of historic buildings and sites. Both standalone USB loggers and loggers with radio or Ethernet connectivity are available to meet particular infrastructure requirements. See also: display entry on this page . ◼ HUTTON + ROSTRON ENVIRONMENTAL INVESTIGATIONS LIMITED Head office: Netley House, Gomshall, Surrey GU5 9QA Tel 01483 203221 Email ▪ Manchester office Tel 01457 761427 ▪ Nottingham office Tel 01636 642914 ▪ Oxford office Tel 07741 561408 CONSULTANTS ON BUILDING FAILURES AND ENVIRONMENTS : See also: profile entries in Damp & Timber Decay, on this page, and Heritage Consultants, page 31. Monitor Temp and RH Assess Damp Risk Improve Conservation Prevent Damp, Condensation and Mould Preventive Strategies Cost Savings Gemini Data Loggers (UK) Ltd T: +44 (0)1243 813000 Optimise historic building conditions with Tinytag data loggers Get the data you need to improve building conservation measures with Tinytag temperature and relative humidity data loggers. Indoor & Outdoor Monitoring Maintain Stable Conditions Make Informed Changes