We are renowned for our quality, care and specialist skills as the South-West of England’s leading family-owned and family-managed building company.

We provide the very best in building, restoration, maintenance, landscaping and project management for projects of up to £20 million.

Working in close collaboration with the client, design teams and specialist sub-contractors at each stage of the project – from conception to completion and beyond – every project receives the very highest level of care and attention to detail. We employ over 120 skilled trades people to facilitate every stage of the project and provide rigorous project management from our accredited professional team.

We understand what it takes to achieve total customer satisfaction to restore or build a country house of the highest quality. To transform the vision from minds and paper and bring it to life.

Beyond the skill, passion and dedication, it takes a deep understanding of the crafts, the materials and the many intricate processes involved to bring it all together, seamlessly and without compromise.

As testament to this, we were delighted to be listed again in the Country Life Top 100 for 2020, as one of the best building firms in the country, for the 4th consecutive year.

Refurbishment & Restoration

We have extensive experience renovating, refurbishing and extending a wide variety of buildings of all ages and architectural styles. Our projects also frequently involve change of use, in particular of disused barns and outbuildings.

Take a peek at some of our projects, they typically range from restoration and refurbishment of traditional or contemporary country houses, outbuildings, pools and landscaping.

New Build

Bespoke new buildings of high quality of all architectural styles, require the same level of care and attention as sensitive historical restoration and repair. By mobilising the large team of craftsmen and managers whom we permanently employ, we deliver quality at the highest level in the construction of period homes for clients that require every modern facility, within the beauty of an historic country house.

Decoration & Interiors

With an intimate understanding and depth of experience in the fabric of a traditional country house, we ensure every detail works in accordance with the building. From the restoration of classic mouldings, to the sourcing and usage of reclaimed materials, our team delivers the project to design specification and to the very highest standard.

Pools & Landscape

We work closely with landscape architects and designers to create a beautiful setting within which to dress the building. Using our in-house skills, services and management to interpret the client and design team’s objectives across both hard and soft landscaping.

We have constructed some of the finest bespoke swimming pools, pool houses and pavilions and all the associated external landscaping work.

Consultancy

We offer a unique consultancy service – Country House Building Consultants
– for those thinking of buying, building or renovating a country house.
A country house restoration or new build is very different
from any other building project. Scale, materials, heritage, subjective expectations
and compliance make a country house project totally unique.

Country House Building Consultants work as partners to the property owner,
providing expert advice on the entire build or restoration process of your country house.
With over 30 years’ experience in the specialist build process,
we help you and your team avoid the pitfalls, delays and costly mistakes.

Heritage & Monuments

We have been trusted for decades by institutions responsible for some of Britain’s most important
historic monuments, cathedrals and churches such as Stonehenge and medieval Winchester College.

Our breadth of experience, combined with traditional craftsmanship skills and
professionally qualified management enables the very finest work and highest standards in
lime plastering, stonework, leadwork, roof coverings and carpentry, joinery and rainwater goods.

We also have responsibility for all the maintenance of English Heritage monuments in the South-West of England.