Specialists in Listed Building and Period Property Repairs/Restoration and Building Conservation,
Chelmscote Construction Services
construction, roofing, refurbishment
Specialists in Listed and Period Property Repairs/Restoration and Building Conservation, Serving Beds, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, and Northamptonshire.
Traditional building skills for today's houses and buildings
We offer a bespoke service which will cater for all aspects of your renovation project- from conception through to completion,our service area comprises of Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire and Northamptonshire, Managed by Paul Woodford, a craftsman with over 30 years of experience, our team of craftsmen have a passion for sympathetic repairs and/ or restoration, using traditional building techniques. Our portfolio section showcases the talent and expertise of our team of skilled craftsmen and the diversity of works which we regularly undertake. It is just a snapshot of some of the many contracts we have worked upon which range from cottage renovations through to large historic building restoration. We are delighted to have worked with home owners of period properties and listed buildings and clients as prominent as the National Trust, along with Local Authority Conservation Officers,
We are fully insured and all of our work is fully guaranteed.
Why Choose Chelmscote Construction Services
We specialise in the restoration, conservation and renovation of Listed and period buildings. We are able to offer a bespoke service to our clients, we cover all trades and all aspects of works from small repairs to complete restorations and alterations, We ensure that our clients are catered for in every possible way, and we will always aim to complete the works to their property as quickly and efficiently as possible in an easy and stress-free manner.
We have many years experience in working with conservation officers, architects and other restoration professionals.
The company comprises a strong, professional team craftsmen with up to 30 years of experience who uphold the company's ethos of being sympathetic to the fabric and character of all period buildings. We believe that we should maintain and respect the skills of earlier craftsmen and use their traditional materials and tools. We also believe that we should educate future generations within our trade to ensure the skills are never lost and the historic buildings remain for future generations to enjoy.
Our Services include,
Hydraulic Lime Renders
Lime render plasters can be used either internally or externally, it can be left plain or with a decoration of lime washes or natural breathable paint finishes, Hydraulic lime render is a more durable material for external use, than a lime putty based render,
Lime Putty Renders
Lime Putty (Non Hydraulic Lime) can also be used internally and externally, although the curing time is greater, the finished product will require protection by a by a decoration of lime wash or a breathable natural paint finish.
Haired Putty Internal and External Renders and Plasters
Hair reinforced with Natural Horse and Goat Hair, lime plaster and renders are used externally and internally on brick, lath s as well as stone, wychert, cob and finishing wattle and daub.
For application to external renders in order to protect the finished render work, white or coloured with natural or manufactured pigments.
From splicing in small repairs to oak frame replacements from sourced sustainable sources, English or European structural green or air dried, using Traditional Techniques and joints, externally and internal which can be left natural or finished by the way of humouring and if required applying natural breathable waxes and oils.
We cover all aspects of roofing work from repairs to leaking roofs to complete re-roofs, from hand made peg tiles to natural slates,
All aspects of lead work from step and chimney flashings to valleys, gutters, dormers and complex rolled sheet work on houses and churches.
We carry out all aspects of bespoke joinery work from 1st fix including roofing and studding, windows, and staircases to second fix doors and trims and traditional flooring such as oak and elm amongst others.
All brickwork undertaken from repairs, chimney rebuilds, renovations and extensions, we often source the best match of brick for our clients and conservation officers to make sure it matches in with the existing building as sympathetically as possible, using lime mortars where required,
we also carry out all aspects of pointing and re-pointing works with lime and cement where suitable.
We cover all aspects of ground works from drainage, landscaping, fencing, and ground heat source pumps,
We offer help and advice from the conception through to completion on works that we cater for, please use our contact page if you require any help,
We offer competitive rates and a first class service and all of our work is guaranteed and we are full insured.
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