Churchouse Conservation & Restoration
- Member since 11 Jan 2012
- wLocation: Llandeilo
- rFeedback score: 2 jobs 100% positive
- >Restoration & Refurb Specialist
- >Carpenter & Joiner
- >Bathroom Fitter
- >Flooring Fitter
We are Building Restorers and Conservators. Using traditional and sustainable skills and materials. Under taking work from Victorian terraces to country houses.
Main project involved complete refit of kitchen. The quality of Nigel's workmanship was of the highest standard. The project was completed on time and within budget. Before and during the project we appreciated Nigel's suggestions and innovative ideas but also found that he was receptive to our requests as the project developed. Extremely pleased with the end result - admired by many! We consider Nigel as being a pleasant, professional, knowledgeable and skilled craftsman.
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Time served apprentice in carpentry and joinery. Working on Traditional & new builds. On completion of apprenticeship became self-employed. Acting as a Carpentry contractor, through out south Wales with 30-45 employees. Projects included; Brecon Council Offices, Moriston health centre, Dinas Powys Primary, Tycoch College, Maesteg & Llangattock comprehensives. These are just a small selection of past contracts undertaken
On relocating to the Llandeilo area in the early 90’s. Work has concentrated on restoration & conservation of building, interiors and furniture.
Also Nigel has practiced as a part time lecture for several years at Bridgend College.
Teaching carpentry, joinery, furniture design and making (City & Guilds & Foundation degree level)
Qualifications & Accreditations
MA in Conservation & Restoration, Buckinghamshire & Chiltern University
City & Guilds Advanced Craft Certificate in Carpentry/Joinery
Institute of Carpenters Craftsman Practical Examination
City & Guilds Craft Certificate in Carpentry and Joinery
City & Guilds Certificate Foundation in Construction
City & Guilds Certificate in Cabinet Making [555 Level 2]
City & Guilds Certificate Progression Award in Traditional Finishing
City & Guilds Certificate Progression Award in Veneering& Marquetry
City & Guilds Certificate Progression Award in Traditional Upholstery
City & Guilds Certificate Two-dimensional computer aided design
City & Guilds Dry Stone Walling
MEMBERSHIP OF ORGANISATIONS
Institute of Conservation (ICON)
Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC)
Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB)
Federation of Master Builders (FMB)
Trust Mark Scheme
Our skills have been honed over 30 years. Passionate about the conservation of welsh heritage. Be it vernacular cottage or stately home, medieval to pre 1905 housing stock. At the forefront of our business is the management of project, be they small or large. Works (Listed buildings) are carried out following ethical guidelines laid down by (ICON). Our vast experience is shared with the client to advise and create the outcome they desire of the project.
Although our work, mainly centres on period buildings and their interiors. We appreciate that clients deserve modern comforts. Not always accepted, by authorities especially if your building is listed. With our joinery and cabinet making skills. We can provide traditional or contemporary, living areas, kitchens and bathrooms.
As stated we are qualified and experience. Most of all we care and take great pride in our works. From 17th centaury inlaid cabinets to carved oak beams and lime-plastered walls.
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