TJD. Bricklaying & Pointing Services
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I have 35+ years in the industry and l am a time served bricklayer. I specialise in Weather Struck Pointing and Lime Pointing. Was foreman bricklayer on the renovation of Kings X Station and supervised the stone cladding work on the A40. I am semi retired and take on small to medium renovations.
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About TJD. Bricklaying & Pointing Services
I began my apprenticeship as a bricklayer in 1971 with a company called Dongrand Ltd. The company at that time specialised in Stone Masonry and wanted to diverse into traditional house building and renovations. As l was learning the art of bricklaying l also was involved the the stone masons and learned a lot from them.
When l qualified as a bricklayer in 1976 l was working on a large residential social housing project in west London. I was trained as a foreman bricklayer and went on to work on various large scale projects such as the re-pointing and renovation of Kings Cross Station. The stone cladding of the A40 in Northolt and various large scale renovation of period properties in central London.
In the late 1990s when the construction industry went into recession l was trained as a Highway Inspector and worked for several London boroughs ending my career as a Senior Highway Enforcement Officer after taking early retirement in 2008.
Since then l have returned to the construction industry as a self employed Sole Trader trading under the name of TJD Brickwork and Re-pointing Services.
I am now semi retired and take on small projects mainly the external renovation of period property. The majority of the work is repairing or replacing damaged brick and stone, re-pointing Weather Struck or traditional Lime Mortar.
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