Preserving and protecting our historic buildings and conserving our natural resources are essential in maintaining connections to our history and culture.
There are many historic materials and mortars used in building restoration, but one of the most unusual is using the earth itself to bind buildings together.
Far from natural heritage brickwork, modern building materials have changed the face of construction, but is it worth the considerable environmental costs?
British heritage brickwork has an incredibly unique history linked to many countries that the UK has been close to over the centuries, but an uncertain future.
It is important Yorkshire’s historic buildings are regularly maintained by heritage builders so they can continue to offer key insight into the country’s past.
Given that Yorkshire has a most vibrant and diverse history with heritage brickwork, it is perhaps not surprising that not every building is universally loved.
Using hot lime pointing in a building restoration project not only maintains the use of traditional material; it is also very environmentally friendly.