Heritage Building Specialists in
Yorkshire

We follow the S.P.A.B approach to
all repair work.

2 x Award Winners

As Heritage building specialists, we at the Yorkshire Lime Company are passionate about what we do and strive for perfection. Our excellent reputation comes from the number of happy customers we served as Gillards Building Services; this led to us winning the Corporate Live Wire Yorkshire Prestige Award for the 2020-22 Building Company of the Year. Due to our reputation gaining our regular work on heritage buildings, we decided to rebrand and leave the general building industry. By doing this, we can concentrate solely on the Heritage building sector. We are proud to now be able to offer our heritage building services to more customers than ever before, and we will continue to work hard to ensure that every one of our customers is satisfied with our work. We have the skills and experience necessary to provide high-quality heritage building services, and we look forward to working with you on your next project.

Conservation Studies.

Nigel is a Building Conservator and Research Associate in the Department of Archaeology at York University. His work revolves around heritage buildings, and he is a qualified stone mason. Nigel often delivers hot mixed earth and lime mortar seminars and traditional skills training. In addition, he leads the practical skills module for MA conservation studies. Nigel's wealth of knowledge and experience makes him an invaluable asset to the heritage preservation community. His work helps ensure that our heritage buildings are preserved for future generations. Nigel's intimate knowledge of heritage buildings and traditional construction techniques means he is uniquely positioned to help keep our built heritage. Nigel is an important voice in the fight to protect our historic buildings, and his work is vital to ensuring that these irreplaceable treasures are passed down to future generations.

Yorkshires Heritage Building Specialists

When you think of preserving a historic building, what comes to mind? For many people, first, think of maintaining the property’s appearance. While this is undoubtedly important, it is only one aspect of preserving a historic building. To ensure that a historic building can continue to be used for its intended purpose, it is also necessary to maintain its functionality.
One way to do this is to use hot lime mortar in traditional construction. This type of mortar has been used for centuries and has proven to be an effective method for preserving historic buildings. Hot lime mortar helps to prevent water damage, provides better support for load-bearing walls, and creates a stronger bond between bricks and stones. As a result, it is an essential part of preserving any Heritage building.

on top of the roof at York Minster
Up on the scaffolding at York Minster

Heritage buildings are essential to our history and culture and must be preserved for future generations. At The Yorkshire Lime Company, we specialise in repairing and conserving traditional masonry structures. Our team of skilled craftsmen are experienced in working with historic buildings, and we are committed to carrying out repairs to the highest standard. We pride ourselves on our attention to detail and are dedicated to providing a professional service that meets the individual needs of our clients. If you want to learn more about our services or need assistance with preserving a heritage building, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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