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.


Harrison Thompson & Co Ltd (Yeoman Rainguard)

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

Yeoman Rainguard supply and install rainwater systems in Aluminium, cast iron and GRP. With a range of gutter profiles, pipe sizes and decorative rainwater hoppers and accessories they become the...

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Cintec International Ltd

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

Cintec International Ltd based in Newport, South Wales has been engaged in the structural stabilisation for buildings for over 30 years. This provides unparalleled experience and expertise in the...

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Bailey International

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

Bailey International provide expert Steeplejack, Rope Access and Lightning Protection Services. Our personnel undertake high level inspection, repair and restoration along with lightning protection...

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Organ Design

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

We are able to cater for all aspects or organ building whether it be complete restoration, clean and overhaul or just tuning and maintenance. We happily work with diocesan advisers and are also...

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CPL Chartered Architects

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

CPL Chartered Architects (CPL) is an RIBA Chartered Practice. We work predominantly with Churches, Christian Organisations, Charities and Community Groups. Much of our work relates to the development...

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Falconbridge Site Security Ltd

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

Falconbridge Site Security are a industry leading installer of remote monitored security systems, based in the Midlands we are ideally located to serve nationwide locations. Specialists in the...

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Chawton Hill Associates Ltd

Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Greater London, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, Oxfordshire, Surrey, Sussex

Established in 2001 we are Fellows of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors & offer Quinquennial Inspection Reports & specialise in Ecclesiastical building consultancy services...

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Heritage Tiling & Restoration Co

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

Our Co provides clients with a comprehensive service covering restoration of existing tiling schemes, extensions to existing tiling, to enhance period buildings listed or not, we also provide a...

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Apex Access Group

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

Working at height rope access specialist Using abseiling techniques apex access group can complete all your historic building maintenance requirements in a quick, cost effective and non obtrusive...

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Lightning Protection Services

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

Historic building specialists is all aspects of lightning protection, steeplejacks and rope access services. A full national UK service through our regional offices. We're here to help - if you need...

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Baart Harries Newall - Midlands

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

Baart Harries Newall are architects widely experienced in work to new and historic churches. We work collaboratively with PCC's and church groups to provide a bespoke service which fulfills the needs...