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Avonstone: Natural stone specialists ; stone masonry ; restoration ; conservation ; landscape garden construction; architectural carving; stone cleaning; paint removal; structural alterations.
- Restoration & Refurbishment
I am a City and Guilds qualified stonemason with 28 years experience in the trade. I have worked for several highly-regarded companies and on the restoration of many prestigious buildings. I also have worked on many new-build developments . Recent clients include . Clifton High School, Treeslounge bespoke furniture design , Tracy Park Hotel and Golf Club , Marlbourough College , Polebarn Hotel Trowbridge , Longfox Manor Bristol and Circus Orthodontists Bath .
I mainly work on private contracts, mostly restoration of stonework to domestic properties, working on many period buildings in Clifton (Bristol) and the Bath area. I have also undertaken many landscape gardening projects, often working with a landscape designer as well as designing and building my own projects. I am also available for subcontracting.
City and Guilds in stonemasonry. I am a member of the Guild Of Master Craftsmen I am a highly-skilled stonemason, experienced in detailing damaged stonework and producing new work to replace damaged areas. I am skilled in the use of traditional lime mortars and restoration mortars. I have extensive experience of building all types of stone walling (ashlar, rubble, brick and block work). I can offer all types of structural alterations, I have knowledge and experience of removing paint mechanically and chemically from stonework and restoring to a natural finish. I offer bespoke natural stone garden furniture ,fireplaces ,water features and bespoke hand cut lettering .I am always interested and open to ideas from clients and new challenges as to what can be achieved with natural stone . I also offer stone cleaning using the Therma Tech stone cleaning system .
I take pride in my work and am a clean and tidy worker. I am always happy to provide references from satisfied clients as well as previous employers.