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MASONRY

Unfortunately, masonry repairs are often done badly.  A S Ramsay have built up an in house team of experienced stone and brick masons who fully understand what is required to sympathetically repair historic buildings with defective masonry.

A S Ramsay are approved by some of the industry leading masonry manufacturers carrying out specialist repairs to properties throughout the South East.

SERVICES INCLUDE:

  • Stone and masonry cleaning
    • DOFF/JOS system
    • Brick acid cleaning
  • Brick replacement and re-facing
  • Heli bar and reinforcement repairs
  • Wall reconstruction
  • Underpinning
  • Ornate stone recasting and repairs
Diamond House, Hatton Gardens

EXAMPLE PROJECT

SITE

  • Diamond House is stone fronted commercial property on London’s Hatton Gardens.

CHALLENGE

  • A tired looking stone building with numerous defective architectural details.
  • A rear fire escape which was unsafe and required removal.
  • Occupied offices over a very busy London high street where liaison and strong communication was critical.

WHAT WE DID

  • ASR carried out a full deep clean of the front stone work and rear yellow stock brickwork using the JOS system from Stoneheath Ltd.
  • ASR reformed and repaired the Portland stone architectural details.
  • ASR repaired the brickwork to the rear, rebuilding sections where cracked using heli-bar reinforcement.
  • ASR carefully cut and removed the rear fire escape before replacing the brickwork behind, sourcing and using reclaimed materials.

CLIENT

Dorrington Hatton Limited

TESTIMONIAL

“Under our Contract Administration, AS Ramsay undertook a complex masonry clean and repair works project to a high profile property on Hatton Garden. When undertaking the repairs, AS Ramsay displayed a can-do attitude when approaching the issues and challenges that arose. Of particular note is the friendly, proactive way that they managed tenant liaison.”

Liam Horton MRICS – Client’s Building Surveyor

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