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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Janie Lightfoot Textiles LLP

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

Janie Lightfoot has been running her textile conservation and restoration studio for over 35 years. Janie is an accredited conservator and has worked extensively in the public and private sector,...

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Stephen Bellion Church Art

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

RESTORATION : CONSERVATION : DECORATION Stephen Bellion has worked in the field of art conservation and restoration for over 38 years.  Initially trained in the 1980’s by Peter Larkwothy, the great...

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England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

Whitworth specialises in work to historic buildings, as well as ecclesiastical and residential work. The practice is continually developing and more recently have developed into the health and...

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Capital Appeals.co.uk

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

We are the UK's capital appeal specialists. We specialise in only capital appeals including for churches and associated projects, such as church halls and community centres. We can support you with...

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Distributed Sound & Video Ltd

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

Distributed Sound & Video offers design and installation of professional audio visual solutions for churches and charities in the UK. From portable systems, cabling, digital signage to...

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Blyth & Co

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

The Church Bell Specialists Est. 2013 Within the company we have over 70 years’ experience in the trade! We specialise in all kinds of bell work, conservation work, traditional and modern engineering...

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Red Electrical Services Ltd

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

Red Electrical Services are proud to have worked on some of the most iconic buildings in London and the surrounding areas bringing new technologies to historic buildings. All work is thoroughly...

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Rosewood Ltd

Greater London

Rosewood Ltd has over 20 years of experience in restoring London's heritage buildings including the Bedford Court Mansions, Albert Hall Mansions and The Globe Tavern, Borough Market. From scaffolding...

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Crosby Granger Architects

Cheshire, Cumbria, Lancashire, Northumberland, Tyne & Wear, Yorkshire

We are a down-to-earth, personable architectural practice, focusing on the repair of historic buildings and structures, including churches, castles, stately homes and ruins, alongside new designs and...

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DNG Stained Glass

Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire

Traditional stained glass and leaded glazing specialists, based in Buckinghamshire and covering surrounding areas. With over 20 years experience of working in ecclesiastical and historic buildings,...