The Building Conservation Directory 2023

74 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 C AT H E D R A L C O M M U N I C AT I O N S TIMBER FRAME BUILDERS ◼ BUSBY’S BUILDERS Buzwood, Basingstoke Road, Old Alresford, Hampshire SO24 9DL Tel/Fax 01962 732076 Email SPECIALIST BUILDING CONTRACTORS : See also: display entry in Building Contractors, page 58. ◼ OAKWRIGHTS LTD West End Lane, Frensham, Farnham, Surrey GU10 3EP Tel 01252 794325 Email TIMBER FRAME BUILDERS : Oakwrights is a team of craftsmen and a civil engineer specialising in design, construction and restoration of timber framed buildings. With combined in-house professional and technical skills Oakwrights provides cost-effective solutions avoiding the need for independent architects and engineers. Complex conservation and new-build projects are undertaken from planning through to completion and Oakwrights can also provide services in support of a main contractor or architect. Work carried out includes design and construction of new houses, extensions and outbuildings and repair of historic houses and barns. ◼ SPLITLATH LTD 1 Greenfield Industrial Estate, Forest Road, Hay‑on‑Wye HR3 5FA Tel 01497 821921 Email OAK FRAME REPAIRS : See also: display entry in Building Contractors, page 69. 01491 638111 Established. Skilled. Experienced. Outstanding building conservation and repair skills, knowledge and experience or call 01491 638111 From private houses to royal palaces, Ward & Co’s expert building conservation and repair services have won an outstanding reputation over the last twenty five years. As well as individual owners of listed properties, our clients include Historic Royal Palaces, English Heritage, the National Trust and the Churches Conservation Trust. Acting as both principal contractor and sub-contractor we work closely with design teams including architects, surveyors and engineers. Ward & Co Cholsey Grange Ibstone HighWycombe Buckinghamshire HP14 3XT building construction in britain from 600 AD to 1890 This well-illustrated 340-page technical book links the relationship between the architectural and vernacular styles of the past with the various craft practices used during 600 AD to 1890. It emphasises the tools and equipment used and how their gradual improvement enabled building practices to develop. The text extends into lighting and ventilation including the advances made in heating, cooking and chimney flue and fireplace design. Available for £18.00 including postage from ’s online bookshop