Historic Building Consultants

We are an award-winning Chartered Building Surveying Practice specialising in historic buildings. Our work is predominantly Northern Ireland based but we undertake commissions throughout Ireland and the UK. We provide expert architectural and surveying building conservation guidance on the condition, repair, restoration and adaptation of historic buildings, landscapes and structures.

Looking after your Church building

Posted on 11/07/2019

The Practice worked with five rural Parishes in Counties Down and Antrim as they began to deal with growing backlog maintenance to their Church buildings. The issue for each Parish was different, ranging from loose stone around windows, heavy water penetration to a Chancel, heavy and destructive woodworm attack to decorative roof trusses, failing roof slating and rainwater penetration to a Tower. A detailed understanding of historic building construction and materials, coupled with our commitment to continued professional development, allowed the Practice to pinpoint the reasons for the failures that each Parish was experiencing. On that firm foundation we were … Read more Looking after your Church building