Facade consultancy and the early involvement of our specialist team at project inception, provides significantly greater clarity on the overall project intent & scope for all stakeholders. We are able to provide project specific strategic & costed options to the Client.
Commencing from the very outset of the project process, we provide assistance with planning & listed building consents, space auditing, general concept and solution advice resulting in a fully considered scope and suite of project documentation.
We offer a variety of comprehensive technical surveys and cost planning options to suit all requirements and budgets. From initial binocular surveys through to itemised & prioritised defects schedules, condition reports, annotated elevational drawings & photographs, abseiling, drones and BIM modelling.
Environmental conditions often result in facades requiring significant intervention. Pollutants, moisture, wind & precipitation can all contribute to the degradation of a building.
Restore London’s experienced technicians offer excellent understanding in the latest sympathetic cleaning techniques and state of the art systems, be they for internal or external applications. Technical innovation is constantly evolving in this area and our craft cleaners are at the forefront of this evolution. Our vastly experienced team are able to recommend and deploy a range of methods and by carrying out controlled exemplar samples, the most responsive, least intrusive method can be readily determined.
The results that can be achieved are truly impressive, breathing new life into the facade. Advice & cleaning samples can be provided free of charge by arrangement.
Whilst a reasonably accurate survey can be undertaken before cleaning, it is more effective to ascertain defects once cleaning is complete. Where repairs are required, these are undertaken by our skilled masons and restorers who will sympathetically blend matching materials, products and styles to ensure a seamless repair with the same performance & weathering characteristics as the original fabric.
Whether it is stone masonry, brickwork, faience, or terracotta, we have the craft skills, management experience and understanding to provide award-winning restoration and conservation of historic facades.
Building refurbishment, modification or alteration is a highly sustainable project choice for the modern adaption of existing buildings. We are experienced in providing advice on BREEAM requirements and targets and have worked on numerous projects requiring these inputs. With an enviable portfolio of completed works, we can deliver highly sympathetic & successful modification and alteration schemes.
Where listed status requires, our team will retain & restore original features, reconfiguring elements to expertly blend old with new.
Our specialists are made up of experienced project managers, highly skilled crafts-persons & our approved, trusted supply chain. In short, Restore London are able to execute full refurbishment projects to the very highest level of excellence.
New build masonry projects often complement other restoration works such as extending or adapting existing buildings.
Natural stone remains one of the most sustainable building materials in use. Unlike many other materials, quarrying and fabrication of stone releases no embedded carbon making it an environmentally responsible choice. Relatively low maintenance & natural waterproofing coupled by excellent durability and insulation properties, further adds attractiveness to the specification of natural stone in new build projects.
Restore London’s team are responsible for the construction of many iconic natural stone facades such as the Sainsbury wing of the National Gallery, 10 St Marys Axe, Pall Mall and the new easterly entrance to the National Portrait Gallery. We have overseen the design of numerous complex stone fixing systems and provided innovative design solutions.
Specialising in the design, manufacture, & installation of natural stone, terracotta, faience, & pre-cast concrete, our knowledgeable team are able to deliver new build masonry projects and have delivered many successful schemes.
Many concrete buildings are now listed and considered of historic merit. We offer a dedicated delivery team with years of experience in testing, analysis and provision of solutions in relation to architectural concrete structures. As with all other restoration and cleaning works, we can provide surveying, tap-testing and photographic recording services. Cleaning & repair samples can be undertaken in line with structural requirements.
We also have experience in the design and installation of architectural pre-cast stone and have developed partnerships with manufacturers and designers.
In addition we are a Sika approved Contractor ensuring total quality control from product to service to installation.
Working as Principal Contractor across a range of projects, our team includes multi-disciplinary managers with excellent knowledge and experience in delivering multiple trade contracts. With a varied, first class supply chain providing crafts skills we can provide a comprehensive, co-ordinated scheme. In addition to our core works, we regularly provide and manage trade packages including:
We operate fully ISO 9001:2015 accredited management systems as well as a Safety & Environmental Management system, providing peace of mind to our Principal Contracting clients that our processes are established, audited and above all effective in managing their complete project. Our portfolio includes but is not limited to heritage, commercial, education & residential sector projects.
Successfully delivered Principal Contracting schemes include Cowley Street, No.1 Derry Street & Harrods amongst many others.
Jon Clayden MCIOB
Louise Priestman BA(Hons)