The majority of our structural timber work is in listed buildings, and working with local heritage Architects, Consultants and Conservation Officers, we can completely restore severely decayed timber frame structures and constituent parts such as wattle and daub. In our history we’ve worked on 560+ listed buildings, including one of our award wins for listed structural timber repair.
There are many ways to complete timber repairs and variety can depend on the age and type of building, the type of structural member and its position, it’s visibility and the preference of the client and/or Conservation Officer. Trace can complete both traditional splice/scarf repairs to more modern resin techniques and typical methods can include:
In our 46 year plus history, we’ve undertaken a variety of work on over 570 listed buildings. Be assured that we are well placed to advise on options for dealing with listed and historic buildings.
The interesting aspect of dealing with listed buildings, is the extent of conflict between the advice that would normally be followed (compliance with British Standard 8102) and conservation preferences.
If it is habitable, then a balance needs to be struck (designed), between achieving suitable conditions for the intended use, without wholly covering up the structure, such that critical appearance and features are preserved. We are well versed in this and have strategies for satisfying both requirements, please call and we can discuss further.
Be assured we do love old buildings, if you’d like assistance with yours, please call or enquire for Structural Timber Repair.
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