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I am a time served bricklayer and stone restorer . I have been in the building industry for over 30 years. Most of my work now is restoration , reface to old spooled brickwork. cleaning ,toning, texture/colour and age repairs.Structural cracks with Hali bars, arch repairs, stone repairs , pointing - weather struck, concave, old English polish, flush , tuck. all in lime mortar any type of finish. I generally do most of the work my self, and can organise scaffolding for façades and stacks.
About Victorian Restoration
Most of my work nowadays is façade.
This would include jet washing, stone repairs, cut out and re point , lime or sand/cement, Reface bricks, tone and age , paint removal .
Renew guttering, flashings , rendering , repairs to stack,
I get lots of inquiries for lime mortar pointing and brick repairs, has people are more knowledgeable about the poor performance of weather struck pointing on solid brick buildings . I've been doing this type of work for over twenty years now.
When I left school , I took a bricklaying apprentice job for Gleesons Ltd. That took five years to complete. straight after I became a Brickwork subcontractor for different companies , winning two awards in the process . I also worked for London stone Ltd, Negus stone Ltd . Working on the parliament buildings for some time and enjoying the subsidized food and drink that was on offer.
I get inquiry's for cracked brickwork which you get a lot of, on the older building and brick joints made to look smaller .
I generally on site by 8am and stay and work though to finish.
Your defiantly be very happy with my work.
5 year apprenticeship brickwork ( NVQ 2)
Qualified Domestic Energy Assessor
3 years training at Brixton school of building in stone restoration.