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.

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Integrated Contamination Management UK Ltd

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

ICM's chemical-free, Relative Humidity controlled warm-air method sensitively eradicates damage-causing insects such as woodworm and other wood borers, moth, carpet beetle, silverfish, book louse,...

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MS Joinery & Roofing

Northern Ireland

We are a reliable team that carry out roof restoration, from tiling, slating and lead work.  


Alto Electrical Limited

Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Rutland

Alto Electrical Limited are passionate about protecting unique and historic buildings from unnecessary disruption or damage to their crucial character. When undertaking a project, we will ensure that...


Compton Fundraising Consultants Ltd

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

Compton is the UK’s market leading fundraising firm. Over the last seven decades we have planned and managed fundraising campaigns for hundreds of church and diocesan projects and over 20 UK...


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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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...