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    Image: The Cornish Heritage Builder's team

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    Image: Completed front facing elevation of award-winning restoration project, The Cottage

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    Image: South Elevated Scaffolding - phase one of external refurbishment of the castle on St Michael's Mount

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    Image: The St Aubyn Estates' office

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    Image: Detail of front apron and cover flashing to granite chimney on West elevation of castle on St Michael's Mount

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    Image: Specialist cannon carriages being manufactured from African hardwood in our joinery workshop, for the battlements on St Michael's Mount

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    Image: Example of a covered roof using wet-laid reclaimed scantle cut slate

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    Image: Bespoke Douglas Fir floor joists with lead covers to stop damp penetration

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    Image: Douglas Fir timber roll being installed on the roof of St Michael's Mount

Our Team

Building Manager, Garry Earley, has been with the company for 25 years and is a highly skilled tradesman and experienced manager of large scale projects. He works alongside a team of fifteen skilled builders and craftsmen who all relish the challenge of delivering high quality work, every day, for every client.

Our Skills

The team has a wide range and knowledge of traditional building methods. Some of these include:

  • Manufacturing our own joinery from traditional box-frame sliding sash windows to kitchen units and bars in public houses, as well repairing joinery within listed buildings.
  • Fireproofing structures including listed buildings.
  • Lime rendering and lime-work repairs
  • One of Cornwall’s experts in laying traditional scantle slate wet laid roofs
  • Expert lead-working skills
  • Decoration of surfaces including a variety of different materials and methods including marbling, ragging and graining.

Our Clients

Over the last few years we have completed various residential and commercial projects, most recently for the following clients:

National Trust

  • Godolphin House – repair and conversion of the Piggery into Godolphin House‚Äôs main entrance facility with a reception, toilets and accommodation.
  • Renovation and refurbishment of the Grade 1 listed castle on St Michael’s Mount.
  • Conversion of the listed Bargehouse building on St Michael’s Mount into a fully-fitted modern office.
  • Renovation of a private residence ‘The Lodge’ on St Michael’s Mount.
  • Refurbishment of Treveal Farmhouse, Zennor.

St Aubyn Estates

  • Conversion, build and interior work of new St Aubyn Estates Office into a modern, functioning office for 12 employees.
  • Refurbishment of Higher Roskestal Farmhouse.
  • New build of Kestal Farmhouse.

Private and residential heritage and maintenance work

  • Renovation and restoration of a 16th Century private residential cottage including removal of mid-20th Century additions, renovation using traditional materials and methods whilst incorporating current insulation processes, new plumbing, heating and electricity systems and installation of an exterior air-source heat pump supplying heating and hot water.
  • Manufacture and supply of specialist joinery for other local building contractors.