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.

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.

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England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

At Bonsers, we’ve been proudly preserving the UK’s most historic listed buildings for more than 50 years. We’re a third-generation family business made up of skilled craftspeople and dedicated...

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Fullers Finer Furniture

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

Fullers Finer Furniture specialises in furniture for churches and other places of worship. From bespoke items to our award winning gas height adjustable Canterbury and York Lecterns and from...

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L A Hurrell Ltd

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

L A Hurrell Ltd specialise in providing traditional construction techniques for the restoration and conservation of historic buildings, listed building and churches. Our expert craftsmanship can also...


Vega Environmental Consultants Ltd

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

Vega have a team of BOHS qualified asbestos surveyors and analysts. The company is UKAS accredited for the asbestos services detailed below. This provides independent verification that our procedures...



England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

The Envirograf® brand was established in 1983 and it quickly evolved to become a leading force in fire containment technology. Its reputation as innovator and developer of fire prevention products is...

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E-Bound AVX Ltd

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

E-Bound AVX Limited is a leading designer and manufacturer of security systems and detector technology. The company specialises in roof alarm protection for churches across the UK and have installed...


Rupert Harris Conservation Ltd

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

Rupert Harris Conservation was established in 1982 and was appointed Metalwork Conservation Advisor to the National Trust in the same year. Since then we have built a reputation as leading...

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Valley Builders Ltd

Kent, Surrey, Sussex

Valley Builders is a family run business based in East Grinstead, West Sussex and has been operating in the South East since 1972.  We are a main contractor specialising in the conservation and...

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Smith of Derby Ltd

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

Smith of Derby From the St Paul’s Cathedral to a rural village clock, Smith of Derby have a skilled team of clockmakers who make, mend and maintain heritage timepieces.  Our team of clockmakers are...

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The York Glaziers Trust

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

York Glaziers Trust is the oldest and largest specialist stained glass conservation studio in Britain. We are a charitable trust dedicated to the care and conservation of historic stained glass in...

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Jones and Fraser Ltd

Herefordshire, Monmouthshire, Shropshire, Wales

For almost a decade Jones & Fraser has been bringing together experienced management and in-house crafts people to successfully deliver projects from Scheduled Ancient Monuments to Places of...

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ESP Projects Ltd

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

ESP is an IT & telecoms company providing lots of security products, such as CCTV and Alarms. In particular, we offer services to install and monitor scaffolding alarms.