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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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...

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W J R Roofing Ltd

Greater London, Kent, Surrey, Sussex

Roofing, Slating, Tiling, Lead work, Stainless steel, Copper, Shingles, Gutter and Rainwater pipes   

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D Lloyd Carpentry & Renovation

Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Worcestershire

An experienced Carpenter and site manager covering various aspects of carpentry, joinery and building works. From a restoration background of more than 13 years experience we can offer a wide range...

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Highlife Rope Access


Working on beautiful historic and sometimes sensitive buildings is a passion for us here at Highlife. We offer a complete package from inspection through to restoration and a maintenance aftercare...

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Trio Access Ltd


We undertake many specialist structural repairs and restorations at height and in high level situations, including in-depth surveys using Rope Access methods which remove the excessive expense of...

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Atherton Consultancy Services Limited


Turning Visions into Reality' ACS can offer a wide range of services to Churches - Fundraising, Grant Applications, Feasibility Studies, Strategic Planning & Review, Project Management,...

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Helixcopters Ltd

Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Dorset, Essex, Gloucestershire, Greater London, Hampshire, Herefordshire, Hertfordshire, Kent, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, Surrey, Sussex, Warwickshire, Wiltshire, Worcestershire

We are Helixcopters Ltd and we offer drone surveys and inspections and photographic services. We are CAA approved and have been granted permission for commercial operations (PfCO number 2901) and are...