May brings to an finish stonemasonry and limemortar restoration to the rear of Albyn place Edinburgh ,sourcing new stone ,dressed and built useing lime mortar ,stone cladding to a modern extension and lithomex lime mortar repairs
March is surley getting busy for Heritage masonry scot
We started James Fairley a new addition to our lime mortar conservation squad ,he recently attended a course on Making and using lime mortar carried out in connection to the Gorebridge consevation area regeneration scheme (CARS)
DERBY STREET ,EDINBURGH
We successfully stabilzed a masonry wall in two adjoining property walls where the internal brick walling had detached its self from the the rear facade stonemasonry walling.After following the Structural engineers drawings and instruction ,we completed an alltrades effort to a finished job
YOUNG STREET LANE, EDINBURGH
We were commissioned design,supply ,dress and build a stone quarried from cullalo stone ..finshed job to follow
Our fully qualfied stonemason dressing cullalo stone
This was a very pleasurable project once again testing Heritage Masonry Scot ltd skill base , the job entailed removing rotten sections of timber indenting and making good, burning back paintwork ,priming and black gloss to finish ,removing failed panels of roughcast and renewing with breathable building paper & stainless steel where timber larthe was removed then lime mortar roughcasting to finish, all as shown below
Rather cald start to 2015 but Heritage masonry Scot are in the swing of things putting to practice the education gained from The Scottish lime centre trust Winter working courses .. See below one of our working progress jobs @ 42 Polworth terrace,stone masonry boundry retaining wall which makes up part garden stone wall and part retaining stone wall to the scottish canels so as you can imangine the other partys involved : Client / Scottish canels /Historic scotland Sepa /Forth canoe club boathouse.
The wall was leaning to a dangerous point off the upward plumb position towards the Forth canoe club boathouse so we had to instal a structural scaffolding buttress to shore the wall while we safely reduced the stone wall to ground level ,to allow this we had to remove the cladding to the side of the boathouse. The walling completley down ,wall heads cleaned and consolidated we are now rebuilding the stone walling using lime mortar and layaside stone. finshed job to follow See More
We regularly undertake insurance work and have over 20 years experience repairing and rebuilding stone walls with all types of lime mortars, stone buildings and other structures. We have worked on builds that have sustained damage due to traffic accidents, stomy weather conditions and land slides— all our work is completed to the highest standard ensuring that future damage to your structure is minimised wherever possible
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Over the years we have developed a good reputation, receiving repeat business from several insurance companies which we accredit to the high standard of our work and dedication to customer satisfaction.
The majority of our work is located throughout the areas of Edinburgh & Lothians,Perth,Dundeeand the Borders and the surrounding regions. We are always looking to develop new relationships with insurance companies and contracting firms, if you would like to discuss the possibility of working with our company call for a free quote & consultation
Heritage masonry Scot now start there winter working program , which means the site operatives now implement the skills in protecting there work learnt at The Scottish lime centretraining courses to ensure no failures when working with lime mortar for lime renders ,lime mortar repointing ,lime mortar stone masonry ,lime mortar roughcasting/harling lime mortar lithomex work ,with these skills Heritage masonry scot ensures there clients of working through the winter.
This has been a very enjoyable contract allowing the company to show of its many skills within the restoration and conservation of stone masonry,Heritage stone masonry has carried out lime mortar render works ,suppley and dress and cut out & rebuild stone indents,lime mortar repointing,lithomex lime mortar repairs,stone chimney repairs to this fine Grade A listed building guided with the helping hand of Bob Heath architect .