Specialist Skills Directory

A directory of specialist crafts people working to preserve the nation's heritage buildings.

Whether you need a blacksmith or a embroiderer, a steeplejack or a stained glass restorer, look first in our Specialist Skills Directory - you should be able to find the right person for the job. Anything from a leaking roof or stained glass that needs repairing, to new toilet facilities that need installing, to IT support and fundraising consultants.

Read the stories of the skilled craftspeople who work with historic buildings on our blog

The use of trade, firm or business names in the Specialist Skills Directory is for the information and convenience of the reader. Such use does not constitute an endorsement or approval by the National Churches Trust of any product or service to the exclusion of others that may be suitable.


Artisan Plastercraft Ltd

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

Leading specialists of fine decorative plasterwork, lath & plaster and external lime render for heritage, residential and commercial environments.

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J D Building Services

Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk

Specialists in natural lime mortar repairs and lead roofing  

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Creative Audio-Visual Solutions Ltd

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

The considerate Church Audio-Visual installation company. We listen first to understand your needs both now and for the future, and then advise on the most appropriate system. CAVS will work with...

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Apostle Charity Consulting

England, Wales

Experts in church capital and revenue appeals. We work with some of the most beautiful and historic buildings in the country and are actively involved in helping them raise money for capital repairs...

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Ion Glass

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

Experts in designing and installing both simple and complex structural glass installations in heritage environments. Including Glass balustrades, Glass linkways, Glass screens, Glass doors (with...

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Manning and Woods Ltd


We are builders specialising in the careful and respectful restoration of older secular and religious buildings.  

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MarbleAir Architects

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

We are a dedicated and forward-thinking team of architects, designers & structural engineers with years of experience in the building industry. Our projects range from work on private...

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Acorn Analytical Services

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

We remove your asbestos problems without any additional costs, delays or surprises. We are a multi-disciplined asbestos consultancy, specifically set up to meet all of your asbestos management and...

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Lang Conservation Ltd

Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Rutland, West Midlands

We specialise in the the careful conservation and repair of historic and listed buildings and undertake projects of all sizes. We undertake stone masonry, carpentry, roofing and associated works. We...

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SK Conservation Limited

Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Greater London, Hampshire, Kent, Oxfordshire, Somerset, Surrey, Sussex, Wiltshire

SK Conservation is a team of fully qualified conservators and stone masons, specialising in all areas of carving, fixing and building conservation. We use traditional methods and techniques...