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Church Conservation, St John the Baptist, Kenley

Church Conservation, St John the Baptist, Kenley
  • Client : St John the Baptist PCC
  • Total Value : £129
  • Position : Main Contractor
  • Architect : Andrew Arrol, Arrol and Snell, Shrewsbury

Cbs are carrying out essential roof repairs to this pretty yet unassuming parish church of C12 and C14 origins. The church was restored around 1854 with what appear to be significant changes ...  Read more »

Mytton Bridge

Mytton Bridge
  • Client : Shropshire Council
  • Total Value : £127k
  • Position : Main Contractor
  • Architect : Mouchel

Cbs carried out essential structural repairs under an NEC form of engineering contract for Shropshire council. The Grade II listed early C19 sandstone bridge over the river Perry required the ...  Read more »

Wombridge Augustinian Priory

Wombridge Augustinian Priory
  • Client : The Church of St Mary and St Leonard
  • Total Value : Circa £30k over II Phases
  • Position : Main Contractor
  • Architect : John Goome

Funded largly by Historic England, the project principally addressed the consolidation of the recently uncovered remains of a C12 Augustinian Monastry. Church volunteers worked tirelessly to ...  Read more »

Kilpeck Castle, Herefordshire

Kilpeck Castle, Herefordshire
  • Client : undisclosed
  • Total Value : £145k
  • Position : Principal contractor
  • Architect : Jon Avent of Mann Williams

1086: In the Domesday Survey Kilpeck (registered as Chipeete) was given by William the Conqueror to William fitz Norman. The castle is thought to have been built around 1090 as the administrative ...  Read more »

The Cold Bath House, Ludlow, Shropshire

The Cold Bath House, Ludlow, Shropshire
  • Client : Private
  • Total Value : Circa £60k
  • Position : Principal Contractor
  • Architect : Garner Southall Partnership

Occasionally, its not just the building that appeals, but also the location. This delightful building is set within the romantic remains of a landscaped glen and was probably no more than a ...  Read more »

War Memorial Alsager

War Memorial Alsager
  • Client : Alsager Parish Council
  • Total Value : unspecified
  • Position : Specialist contractor
  • Architect : N/A

Cbs are proud to be undertaking works throughout the country to numerous war memorials in preparation for the centenary events in 2014. The memorial in Alsager has long been plagued by what some ...  Read more »

St Lawrence’s, Ludlow

St Lawrence’s, Ludlow
  • Client : The church of St Lawrence, Ludlow
  • Total Value : Circa £300k
  • Position : Principal Contractor
  • Architect : Arrol and Snell Ltd, Shrewsbury

It is often a privilege to work on some of the countries most notable historic buildings and never more so than at the parish church of St. Lawrence in Ludlow, Shropshire. Cbs are currently on ...  Read more »

Wroxeter Roman Town House

Wroxeter Roman Town House
  • Client : English Heritage
  • Total Value : unspecified
  • Position : Principal contractor
  • Architect : n/a

Despite being possibly one of the least interesting and perhaps most irritating television shows in history, the idea of rebuilding a historically accurate replica building on the site of a Roman ...  Read more »

White Castle, Abergavenny

White Castle, Abergavenny
  • Client : CADW
  • Total Value : £150K
  • Position : Principal Contractor
  • Architect : Project Managed by OPUS International

Cbs have completed essential conservation and consolidation works to the masonry of the C13th inner ward curtain wall and magnificant inner gatehouse and we have now won and embarked on a second ...  Read more »

St Peters Church, Stanton Lacy, Shropshire

St Peters Church, Stanton Lacy, Shropshire
  • Client : Stanton Lacy PCC
  • Total Value : £150K
  • Position : Principal Contractor
  • Architect : John Wheatley

Cbs are working with conservation architect John Wheatley and structural engineer Ron Mace of Shire Consulting to conserve and repair very significant elements of stone masonry, structural timber ...  Read more »

Snailbeach Mines, Shropshire

Snailbeach Mines, Shropshire
  • Client : Shropshire Council
  • Total Value : £25K
  • Position : Specialist Contractor
  • Architect : Philip Belchere

Believed to have been worked since Roman times, the lead mines at Snailbeach, nestled below the Stiperstone Hills, was the largest leadmine in Shropshire. Following closure in the 1950's, the ...  Read more »

Bowers Yard Lime Kilns

Bowers Yard Lime Kilns
  • Client : Severn Gorge Countryside Trust
  • Total Value : £60K
  • Position : Principal contractor
  • Architect : n/a

Just a short walk from the iron bridge, the C19 Bowers Yard industrial site included the limekilns, a crushing plant and a railway sidings with loading facilities that saw thousands of tons of ...  Read more »

‘Once upon a hill’ Blakemoorgate

‘Once upon a hill’ Blakemoorgate
  • Client : Natural England
  • Total Value : £260K
  • Position : Principal/ building conservation contractor
  • Architect : Philip Belchere

History There has been settlement in the Stiperstones area of Shropshire since prehistoric times and lead mining in the hills above Snailbeach, near Shrewsbury, since the Romans. Indeed, ...  Read more »

Hopton Castle, Shropshire.

Hopton Castle, Shropshire.
  • Client : Hopton Castle Trust
  • Total Value : £850K
  • Position : Principal Contractor
  • Architect : John Wheatley & John C Goom

A Scheduled Ancient Monument tucked away in the south Shropshire hills, the existing castle dates from the 12th and 13th centuries with settlement on the site dating back to the Norman invasion. ...  Read more »

St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland.

St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland.
  • Client : St. Patricks College.
  • Total Value : Circa €1.4M
  • Position : Principal contractor and specialist conservation contractor
  • Architect : Richard Hurley and Associates

In close collaboration with architect Richard Hurley, Cbs.ltd prepared a schedule of work and a bill of quantities for the repair, conservation and restoration of the five apse chapels of the ...  Read more »

Attingham Park Northeast Pavillion

Attingham Park Northeast Pavillion
  • Client : The National Trust
  • Total Value : £75K
  • Position : Principal Contractor
  • Architect : Frederick Gibson of S T Walker & Duckham

We worked with accredited conservation architect Frederick Gibson of ST Walker & Duckham to repair the mansion's historic laundry building, housed in the northeast pavillion of the outer ...  Read more »

Richards Castle

Richards Castle
  • Client : Private
  • Total Value : £155K
  • Position : Principal Contractor
  • Architect : Garner Southall Partnership

Considering that this was among the very first castles built under the Saxon King, Edward the Confessor, it is very fortunate that there is still so much to see. Many features have survived, such ...  Read more »

Stirchley Furnaces

Stirchley Furnaces
  • Client : Telford and Wrekin Council
  • Total Value : £90K
  • Position : Principal Contractor
  • Architect : n/a

This pair of furnaces was built by William and Thomas Botfield in the 1820s, and remained in use until May 1859. The Botfield brothers had extensive iron and coal mining interests in Stirchley and ...  Read more »

Iron Bridge House

Iron Bridge House
  • Client : The Landmark Trust
  • Total Value : Circa £60K
  • Position : Principal House
  • Architect : n/a

Iron Bridge House is a well known Landmark Trust property in the shadow of Britain's best known industrial monument. The building is the complete establishment of a substantial grocer, with a ...  Read more »

Brynkinalt Estate, Chirk

Brynkinalt Estate, Chirk
  • Client : Hon Iain Hill-Trevor
  • Total Value : £10K
  • Position : Specialist Contractor
  • Architect : n/a

Brynkinalt Hall, dating from 1612, stands in 1700 acres of beautiful parkland and rolling countryside overlooking the River Dee and River Ceiriog valleys. Cbs were commissioned to make ...  Read more »

40 Pride Hill, Shrewsbury

40 Pride Hill, Shrewsbury
  • Client : Thorntons PLC
  • Total Value : £70K
  • Position : Principal and specialist conservation contractor
  • Architect : n/a

Cbs were invited to tender for a small project at No.40 Pride Hill, Shrewsbury, home to Thorntons the chocolate retailer. The project initially comprised of minor render panel repairs and ...  Read more »

All Saints Church, Grinshill

All Saints Church, Grinshill
  • Client : Grinshill PCC
  • Total Value : £75K
  • Position : Principal Contractor
  • Architect : Donald Insall Asociates

All Saints Church, Grinshill, built from exceptionally soft local sandstone had suffered considerable weather erosion by the time a cement render was applied. It wasn't until Cbs removed this ...  Read more »

The Church of St John the Baptist, Ruyton XI Towns

The Church of St John the Baptist, Ruyton XI Towns
  • Client : Rev Les Foster
  • Total Value : £60K
  • Position : Principal Contractor
  • Architect : Nigel Warner of Donald Insall Associates

Situated close to the site of a medieval castle this Grade I listed Church dates in part to the 12th century with the tower being dated from the 14th century. The tower, constructed principally of ...  Read more »

The Rutland Memorial Fountain, Dublin, Ireland

The Rutland Memorial Fountain, Dublin, Ireland
  • Client : Dublin City Council
  • Total Value : €25K
  • Position : Principal Contractor
  • Architect : Gerrard Bowe DCC

During February 2009 at the invitation of David Slattery Architects, Cbs personnel travelled to Dublin to carry out emergency works and a condition survey of Coade Stone elements of the Rutland ...  Read more »

Emo Court, Co. Laoise, Ireland.

Emo Court, Co. Laoise, Ireland.
  • Client : Office of Public Works.
  • Total Value : €28K
  • Position : Specialist Contractor
  • Architect : John Cahill

At the invitation of the Office of Public Works Senior Conservation Architect John Cahill, Cbs.ltd were invited to undertake works at Emo Court in county Laoise. The 18thC. Mansion House was the ...  Read more »

St Mary’s, Tremadog, Gwynedd.

St Mary’s, Tremadog, Gwynedd.
  • Client : Cyfellion Cadw Tremadog
  • Total Value : £140K
  • Position : Specialist Contractor
  • Architect : Arrol and Snell Associates

* Coade Stone Lych Gate * Cleaning, conservation and decorative repairs to Coade stone lych gate * Dismantling, rebuilding and structural repair of north pillar Mrs. Coade's stone: This ...  Read more »

Shrewsbury Railway Station

Shrewsbury Railway Station
  • Client : British Transoprt Police
  • Total Value : £14K
  • Position : Specialist Contractor
  • Architect : N/A

Although a relatively small project, the window repairs threw up some very interesting challenges. Built in 1866, this grade II listed railway station houses an office of the British Transport ...  Read more »

The Critt

  • Client : Mr and Mrs Vincent
  • Total Value : £110K
  • Position : Principal Contractor
  • Architect : Donald Insall Associates

Timber frame repairs, new bespoke glazed oak link building, brick built extension with en-suite shower room, the creation of a garden office and utility room following the restoration of a ...  Read more »

St Govan’s Chapel, Bosherston, Pembs.

St Govan’s Chapel, Bosherston, Pembs.
  • Client : PCNPA
  • Total Value : unspecified
  • Position : Specialist Contractor
  • Architect : n/a

Repairs to plaster of vaulted ceiling Read more »

Loton Park

  • Client : Sir Michael Leighton
  • Total Value : £14K
  • Position : Specialist Contractor
  • Architect : Surveyor John Naughton

Loton park in Shrophire is a 17th century country house near Shrewsbury. Following water damage Cbs were contacted to attend site as a specialist contractor to effect repairs to decorative ...  Read more »

Flimstone Farmhouse, Castlemartin, Pembs.

Flimstone Farmhouse, Castlemartin, Pembs.
  • Client : Landmarc
  • Total Value : £24K
  • Position : Specialist Contractor
  • Architect : PCNPA

* Replacement of lintels, weatherproofing and repointing to walls * Repairs to stonework, structural works   Read more »

Old Market Hall, Shrewsbury.

Old Market Hall, Shrewsbury.
  • Client : Linford - Bridgeman
  • Total Value : £10K
  • Position : Specialist Sub-contractor
  • Architect : Arroll & Snell Ltd

Grade II* Conservation of inscribed stone, stone replacement, restoration of stone and polychrome armorial decoration and gilding Read more »

The Cross, Oswestry, Shropshire.

The Cross, Oswestry, Shropshire.
  • Client : Oswestry Town Council
  • Total Value : £30K
  • Position : Specialist Contractor
  • Architect : Chris Hardaker Architects

Devastated by vandalism and buried away in a forgotten corner of the border market town of Oswestry, The Cross has been conserved, restored and relocated close to its original position in the ...  Read more »

St Mary’s, Shrewsbury, Shropshire.

St Mary’s, Shrewsbury, Shropshire.
  • Client : Churches Conservation Trust
  • Total Value : unspecified
  • Position : Specialist Contractor
  • Architect : Rodney Melville Associates

C18th wall memorials Cleaning and repairs to alabaster, marble and stone wall mounted memorials. Read more »

Wollerton Animal Pound, Wollerton.

Wollerton Animal Pound, Wollerton.
  • Client : Hodnet Parish Council
  • Total Value : £10K
  • Position : Specialist Contractor
  • Architect : Tim Ratcliffe Associates

* C18th brick animal pound * Rebuilding of circular hand made brick walls after partial demolition   Read more »

Sker House, Porthcawl.

Sker House, Porthcawl.
  • Client : Buildings at Risk Trust
  • Total Value : £15K
  • Position : Specialist Contractor
  • Architect : Michael Davies

* Grade I Elizabethan Fortified House * Post contract snagging works, masonry, joinery, lime plaster   Read more »

Chapel of St Thomas, King Williams College, Isle of Man

Chapel of St Thomas, King Williams College, Isle of Man
  • Client : King Williams College
  • Total Value : £10K
  • Position : Specialist Contractor
  • Architect : n/a

Specification, consolidate and mortar repair decayed sandstone entrance arch Read more »

Almshouses, Neath

Almshouses, Neath
  • Client : Main Contractor Turner Construction
  • Total Value : £16K
  • Position : Specialist Sub-contractor
  • Architect : Alwyn Jones

New replacement stone mullions, carved corbels, lime pointing Read more »

St Pauls Church, Bedford.

St Pauls Church, Bedford.
  • Client : Dorothy Porter Trust
  • Total Value : unspecified
  • Position : Specialist Contractor
  • Architect : Michael Dales Partnership

Conservation report, medieval sculpture Read more »

Wheatsheaf Inn, Shrewsbury .

  • Client : Union Pub Company
  • Total Value : £16K
  • Position : Specialist Contractor
  • Architect : n/a

Lime Render to timber frame Read more »

Medieval Vaulted Building, Pembroke

  • Client : Private
  • Total Value : unspecified
  • Position : Specialist Contractor
  • Architect : n/a

Repair of oak door frame, new oak doors and windows Read more »

Highmeadow Farm, Coleford, Glos.

  • Client : Hartog Hutton Developments
  • Total Value : £200K
  • Position : Specialist Contractor
  • Architect : Head Project

Grade II* Medieval Gate House Phase I Consultancy, Schedule of work, investigative and enabling works. Phase II Major Structural repairs to walls, floors and roof including oak framing, ...  Read more »

Clement Memorial, Quarry Park, Shrewsbury.

  • Client : Shrewsbury and Atcham Borough Council
  • Total Value : unspecified
  • Position : Specialist Contractor
  • Architect : Mickey King

Restoration of Stone and Polychrome Armorial Decoration Read more »

Much Wenlock Abbey, Shropshire

  • Client : Private
  • Total Value : unspecified
  • Position : Specialist Contractor
  • Architect : Arroll and Snell

* Grade I Medieval Priory Investigative survey of Great Hall for historic wall paintings Patch repair lime plaster Read more »

Tibradden House, Co. Dublin, Ireland

  • Client : Internal Lime Plaster
  • Total Value : unspecified
  • Position : Internal Lime Plaster
  • Architect : n/a

19thC Country Hous Internal Lime Plaster Read more »

51/52 St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin, Ireland

  • Client : Office of Public Works
  • Total Value : £65K
  • Position : Specialist Contractor
  • Architect : OPW John Cahill

* 18thC Town House * Office of Public Works head quarters * Tuck pointing of brick façade, lime render, mortar repair   Read more »

Weymouth St, London

  • Client : undisclosed
  • Total Value : unspecified
  • Position : unspecified
  • Architect : n/a

Roof garden perimeter fence to Georgian town house Read more »

Manor Farm, Cranage, Cheshire

Manor Farm, Cranage, Cheshire
  • Client : WPI Homes
  • Total Value : £10K
  • Position : Specialist Contractor
  • Architect : n/a

* 17thC former manor House * New wattle, daub & lime plaster inset panels to match original   Read more »

Dublin City Wall, Corn Market, Dublin, Ireland

  • Client : Dublin Corporation
  • Total Value : £26K
  • Position : Principal Contractor
  • Architect : n/a

Medieval City Wall Stone repair/ replacement, re-pointing, lime render Read more »

Dinton Hall, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

  • Client : Richard Van Bergen
  • Total Value : £8K
  • Position : Specialist Sub Contractor
  • Architect : n/a

Grade II* 16thC Country House Brick replacement, re-pointing Read more »

Church Conservation, St John the Baptist, Kenley Mytton Bridge Wombridge Augustinian Priory Kilpeck Castle, Herefordshire The Cold Bath House, Ludlow, Shropshire War Memorial Alsager St Lawrence’s, Ludlow Wroxeter Roman Town House White Castle, Abergavenny St Peters Church, Stanton Lacy, Shropshire Snailbeach Mines, Shropshire Bowers Yard Lime Kilns ‘Once upon a hill’ Blakemoorgate Hopton Castle, Shropshire. St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland. Attingham Park Northeast Pavillion Richards Castle Stirchley Furnaces Iron Bridge House Brynkinalt Estate, Chirk 40 Pride Hill, Shrewsbury All Saints Church, Grinshill The Church of St John the Baptist, Ruyton XI Towns The Rutland Memorial Fountain, Dublin, Ireland Emo Court, Co. Laoise, Ireland. St Mary’s, Tremadog, Gwynedd. Shrewsbury Railway Station St Govan’s Chapel, Bosherston, Pembs. Flimstone Farmhouse, Castlemartin, Pembs. Old Market Hall, Shrewsbury. The Cross, Oswestry, Shropshire. St Mary’s, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Wollerton Animal Pound, Wollerton. Sker House, Porthcawl. Chapel of St Thomas, King Williams College, Isle of Man Almshouses, Neath St Pauls Church, Bedford. Manor Farm, Cranage, Cheshire
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