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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MCA Consulting Engineers Ltd

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

Mechanical and Electrical Building Services Design and Consultancy  

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Alan Pipe & Partners

Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Greater London, Hertfordshire, Kent, Oxfordshire, Yorkshire

With over 70 years of experience, we specialise in ecclesiastical and historic buildings conservation, as well as new build, refurbishments, surveying, maintenance, structural defects, interior...

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Martin Rickman BSc MRICS FRGS

Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk

Chartered Land Surveyor specialising in Boundary Disputes and Land Registry compliant plans.  

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Hetreed Ross Architects

Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire

Chartered architects and environmental design specialists skilled in the care and design of community, commercial and residential buildings. We pride ourselves in providing a responsive, pragmatic...

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Cater Roofing Contractors Ltd

Essex, Norfolk, Suffolk

Over 55 years of traditional roofing to churches, stately homes, listed buildings, cathedrals etc. We work alongside architects and local churches to fulfil all roofing needs to all relevant...

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LDC Heritage Restoration

England, Wales

LDC Heritage Restoration is a family company offering highly skilled and specialist stonemasonry services across the UK. Established in 2001, our team’s personal experiences stretch back over several...

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AKSWard Ltd

England, Wales

AKSWard Limited has a dedicated team of experienced conservation engineers working within the wider practice, which celebrates its centenary in 2019. The conservation team has extensive experience...

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Recclesia & Recclesia Stained Glass

Cheshire, England, Greater Manchester, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, West Midlands

Recclesia was founded in 2009 by Jamie Moore and Geoff Moore, well known conservators in their fields of stone masonry and stained glass. The company has grown steadily since its inception and is...


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...