Suppliers & Craftspeople - Restoration and Conservation Specialists in Ireland
The suppliers and craftspeople listed on this page can help in the restoration of old buildings through their knowledge and experience. A short description of each business is given with each listing. Visit the company websites for more details on the products and services that they offer.
Antiques & Fine Art:
From Georgian & Victorian grey and red brick, to Bauhaus & Modernist inspired glass boxes, Fine Art Valuer Carol Bellamy assists clients in furnishing period and contemporary properties. Choose either a single design period or an eclectic mix to create a unique collection with pieces internationally sourced to compliment and enhance your home.
Architects, Conservation Architects and Architectural Consultants:
We are a multidisciplinary consultancy specialising in Structural Engineering for protected buildings, Architecture Design and Planning Services. Every beautiful old structure is unique but beneath that beauty unique problems also exist, for which solutions must be found and implemented. This is our speciality.
MESH Architects, owned by Thomas McGimsey, specialise in the repair and restoration of traditional buildings. They carry Grade 1 Conservation Accreditation by the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland. They are located in the centre of Dublin and are currently working on projects in Dublin, Kildare, Meath, Louth and Kerry.
Architectural Conservation Professionals (ACP) is a multidisciplinary building conservation consultancy that was established in 2000 to meet the growing demand for architectural/building conservation and historic landscapes advice and consultancy across all conservation disciplines in Ireland. We have offices in Cappamore, Co. Limerick and work nationwide. www.acpgroup.ie
We are dedicated conservationists who practice traditional methods using natural hydraulic lime mortars and quick lime mortars. We have worked on some of Ireland's most prestigious projects such as The Rock of Cashel, Cahir Castle, Roscrea Castle, Ferns Castle and numerous other castles and churches throughout the country.
Kirwan Conservation specialise in the conservation and repair of our built heritage. The company is a family operated business whose primary focus is to work with their clients and their design teams in a non-contractual, efficient and easy manner. The company has worked on a diverse range of protected structures and monuments.
Mathieu & Mitchell is a leading design, building and conservation firm that provides a wide range of construction services to a substantial and diversified client base including public bodies and private individuals. We bring together the skills and expertise associated with general construction management and heritage conservation and restoration.
Principal Construction Services Limited is a dynamic and focused company delivering efficient and effective construction solutions in the areas of residential, commercial, restaurants, health, education and Government. Principal Construction is established on four principles: Consistency, Reliability, Dedication, Co-Operation.
Henry Thompson of The OldBuilders Company is a conservation builder with over 30 years experience from castles to cottages. He can provide special skills in conservation works in one or more areas of your project, or can manage the complete restoration project from start to finish. The OldBuilders Company are available nationwide and overseas.
Tom Howard is a specialist building contractor based in Co. Clare who undertakes the complete restoration and renovation of old properties from start to finish. With an expert team of craftsmen and years of experience in this area, you can expect every aspect of the restoration to be carried out professionally with great attention paid to every detail.
Call Tom on 087 2566930.
Tirconaill Damp Proofing have decades of experience in the building trade in Ireland, the UK and USA and have worked on a wide variety of projects. We specialise in damp proofing, woodworm remediation and dry rot eradication and provide services in wood preservation, electro-osmosis, masonry cleaning and sealing, tanking of basements, etc.
Carlow Cornice & Mouldings Ltd. was established in 1994 and services all areas throughout the South East of Ireland. Our skilled craftsmen make a range of decorative cornice, coving and plaster moulding products in our Carlow factory and provide a professional service for all private houses, hotels, pubs, restaurants and public buildings.
Wilsons Conservation Building Products and Architectural Salvage is Ireland's largest architectural salvage company and we offer a beautiful range of reclaimed antique fireplaces in stone, marble, cast iron, marbleized slate and wood. Our period fireplaces retain the elegance and craft of Georgian, Edwardian, Victorian and Art Deco periods.
Heritage Flooring specialise in antique reclaimed timber flooring and customised long plank classic wooden floors. We import and install Victorian, Georgian and contemporary style wood floors and have supplied many historic houses with period wood floors. A full range of these long wide planks are now suited to underfloor heating.
Wilsons stock a comprehensive range of reclaimed hardwood floors and parquet wood flooring. Would your dinner guests be impressed if you told them that they were walking on the same floor that the Titanic's chief designer, Thomas Andrews, had walked on 100 years ago at the famous Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast?
We offer first class house insurance to cover your high value home or period property with the understanding that it is not just your home that is of high worth. We also offer protection for the contents, including items such as antiques, fine art and valuable jewellery. We provide listed buildings insurance, castle insurance and period property insurance.
Interior Design & Project Management:
The complete Design, Supply, Installation & Project Management Company, providing a one-stop comprehensive resource for residential, commercial and period restoration projects. The experienced Ivy House Design Team ensures creativity, professional enthusiasm, innovation and attention to detail on every project from conception to completion.
My career in hand forged ironwork started in 1998 and I have been creating bespoke pieces from hand forged traditional gates and bespoke metal staircases, to garden sculptures and award trophies. A large proportion of my work is ironwork restoration, restoring some of the rich heritage of ironwork we have in this country.
Wilsons have a splendid range of period and period style entrance gates and railings in wrought iron, cast iron and steel. Whether you require some magnificent estate entrance gates, parkland railing, or a simple garden gate with Victorian railing you will find a range of styles to suit your tastes crafted from wrought iron, cast iron and mild steel.
MacArt Design are manufacturers of artistic wrought iron products. We have over 20 years of experience and specialise in the manufacture and design of gates, railings, staircases, balconies and decorative ironwork. We have a reputation not only for producing very high quality products but also for our efficient and personal service.
David Smyth specializes in traditional post and beam building. His company also supply feature roof trusses, bespoke timber and seasoned oak beams. David set up one of Ireland’s first mobile sawmilling services and has processed logs for the National Trust, Coillte Teo (the Irish Forestry Board), furniture makers and private estates.
Wilsons carry a large selection of original 18th & 19th century reclaimed timbers, which can be manufactured into roof trusses, giving a natural ageless feel to a building. We also supply new seasoned timbers such as Green Oak, Douglas Fur and Ash. We have a unique range of interior and exterior antique and period doors, kitchens and wooden beams.
Lime Plastering & Masonry :
We are a County Clare based plastering firm, with the benefit of three generations of plastering knowledge in all renders, who specialize in use of lime mortars. We offer a wide range of plastering skills from modern to traditional techniques. But most recently we have reverted back to traditional plastering types, to include lime mortars.
Wilsons are Ireland's largest architectural salvage company. The Wilsons have been associated with the salvage industry for over 50 years and Geoff & Rosy Wilson are continuing this tradition. They have expanded the business to encompass the salvage and restoration of a variety of unusual architectural pieces from their yard in Co. Down.
Altitube Scaffolding is a small business that supplies, erects and dismantles scaffolding for all types of projects including period property. We specialise in tube and fitting scaffolds, and with our 20 years experience and hardworking staff our prices are competitive. Our main market is domestic restoration and refurbishment projects.
Divito Studios specialises in stained glass conservation & restoration. The studio has won many awards, most recently at the R.H.S. Chelsea Flower Show 2012. Bianca's in-depth knowledge and training has led her to work on many high profile conservation projects notably in St. Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin and Canterbury Cathedral in Kent.
We carry out restoration on period windows bringing a new life to existing windows. Our services include sliding sash window restoration carried out by qualified tradesmen as well as cill, box and sash repair, draughtproofing, rebalancing, decorating, cords and pulleys, etc. Feel free to contact us by email at email@example.com or call 086 1018415.
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