S Thompson Stone Specialist
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Hi there worked at stone masonry for 30 years now started with a company called Hugh Pritchard stonemasons on kelvinhaugh street partick Glasgow working on most of the large restoration jobs in Glasgow worked on spears wharf McClellan galleries too many jobs to list . Down to my experience on most large contracts I have worked in the last 15 years as working foreman overlooking other masons work or giving advise on the best solution. dealing with site agents and architects to Find solutions
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About S Thompson Stone Specialist
With 30 years experience in the building trade I have a vast knowledge of traditional and modern techniques . Worked with a company called stoneguard who were a large establishment in Scotland and England as a working foreman overlooking other masons work and advising site management on the best solutions to overcome technical solutions on fixing stonework and brickwork on new builds or conservation projects Hense due to the economy crash in 2008 this company went into receivership . From there I worked for my friends small company based in Glasgow on some conservation projects the candelriggs market building in Glasgow after that I took on a large farm building conversion doing all slap throughs forming window surrounds and doorways to match existing Client was delighted with the end product and references would be available and photographs of finished job form there the company who was supplying for this job offered me a job as supervisor on large scale private dwellings in gleneagles Scotland where I was looking after 5 to 8 stonemasons at one point running two jobs also doing all setting out of stonework and advising on how to overcome technical problem s like hanging stone over large openings on hidden plates called a floating course including how to use proper fixing suitable for required stresses working with structural engineers and architects .got to do a lot of interesting jobs with Tradstock who is the largest supplier of natural stone in Scotland all jobs were set out and completed by myself with basic information from site agents a couple of pen chek stairs . set out and completed phase 3 at Blair Drummond house for Ogilvie was a set out and build I could go on think I have said enough no job is too big or too small and all aspects of work quoted for thanks for reading my career story stevie .
NVQ Diploma in Occupational Work Supervision (Construction)
Registration No: 4467135 nvq level 3 Stonemasonry.
Specialising in Stonemasonry.with over 30 years experience working on traditional masonry buildings from churches to large new build contracts private and commercial . hold hoo3 ds wood burning stove appliance fitter and twin wall flue installer hoo6 certification