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We pride ourselves on supplying the finest quality materials at competitive prices, backed up by friendly technical advice and aftercare. We have our own building team specialising in conservation and ecobuild so can offer practical advice based upon real world experience of these products.

We specialise in traditional building materials as well as natural insulation, natural paints and decorative polished plasters and have supplied thousands of traditional building repair, renovation and ecobuild projects including many prestigious national projects such as: The Queens Chapel at Buckingham Palace, The Royal Opera House, Windsor Castle, Ashton Court and Spitalfields Historic Buildings Trust.

If you’d like to place an order or need practical advice on traditional building methods and materials, natural insulation and paints, curing dampness problems and much more besides, please phone one of our helpful technical sales staff on: 01409 281 644 or email us.

 

  • Quality Service

    - Knowledgeable sales team
    - Unrivalled technical support
    - Job specific guide sheets
    - UK nationwide delivery service
    - Practical training courses
    - Practical training DVDs
    - National contractor database
    - Site consultancy service

  • Quality Products

    - Lime putty, Lime mortar & Lime plaster
    - Natural hydraulic lime (NHL)
    - Insulated lime render/plaster
    - Sheep's wool insulation
    - Wood fibre insulation
    - Cork insulation
    - Natural paints & limewash
    - Limecrete floors
    - Polished plasters & Tadelakt
    - Oils, stains and waxes
    - Cob blocks
    - Wooden lath & oak lintels
    - All the tools for the job
    All prices exclude VAT and carriage

  • Upcoming Events

    Training Course: Practical Use of Lime
    Friday June 5, 2015
    9:15 am - 4:30 pm

    Training Course: Natural Paints
    Tuesday June 9th, 2015
    9:15 am - 4:30 pm

    Training Course: Lime Plastering
    Friday June 19, 2015
    8:45 am - 4:45 pm

  • Testimonials

    Encouragement for Amateurs

    Earlier this year we bought some lime mortar from you for our cottage in Cumbria. This is just to say thank you so much for all your patient help and advice over various phone calls. We'd never have done it without the confidence you gave us. 

    Thought a before and after photo might help other complete amateurs!

    Cumbriacottage745

    Deanne Leehan & Michael Venus, London

    2015-02-17T14:10:10+00:00

    Deanne Leehan & Michael Venus, London

    Earlier this year we bought some lime mortar from you for our cottage in Cumbria. This is just to say thank you so much for all your patient help and advice over various phone calls. We’d never have done it

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    Harrow Architectural Trust Award Winner

    I really just want to thank you for prompt, kind, helpful and friendly service throughout all this and for providing much of the materials used in the renovation.


    I'm not sure how often you get feedback, or heard how things had gone, but I thought the least I could do is let you know how well the lime putty and lime wash has worked out - even I as a complete amateur was able to learn how to plaster - and should you ever need a testimonial from someone who has used your products please feel free the include this note from one very very very grateful customer.


     

    Geoff Atkinson Pinner, Middlesex

    2015-02-17T14:14:40+00:00

    Geoff Atkinson Pinner, Middlesex

    I really just want to thank you for prompt, kind, helpful and friendly service throughout all this and for providing much of the materials used in the renovation.

    I’m not sure how often you get feedback, or heard how things

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    Devon Cottage – SecilTek Silicate Paint

    I keep meaning to send you some pictures of the dining room (and the cottage too) all finished and here they are – lovely.

    Thanks for all of your help.

    SecilTEK Silicate Paint SPR2

    Faye & Steve

    2015-03-31T09:13:21+01:00

    Faye & Steve

    I keep meaning to send you some pictures of the dining room (and the cottage too) all finished and here they are – lovely.

    Thanks for all of your help.

    SecilTEK Silicate Paint SPR2

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    Lime Plastering Course

    I found the day most informative and enjoyable. It's a credit to you for getting so much information over to your pupils in such a short time so succinctly. I now cannot have ‘the wool pulled over my eyes’. I also now have the confidence to tackle lime plastering jobs even if only labouring to start with but without doubt the plaster will know that the mixes will be correct

    Your time spent was quite remarkable, you had enough time for everyone, answered all the questions made people think of themselves. I found it a very pleasant change for a professional person that you are to pass on so much information in the manner in which you did.

    I was in plastic moulding manufacturing / tool making and engineering but after a stint in hospital and two years convalescence I have now launched my second career. So instead of fighting metal, I now play with bricks and widgets.

    Thank you for lunch and for such a great day.

     

    M Belcher

    2014-10-17T12:26:10+01:00

    M Belcher

    I found the day most informative and enjoyable. It’s a credit to you for getting so much information over to your pupils in such a short time so succinctly. I now cannot have ‘the wool pulled over my eyes’. I

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    Tadelakt and Venetian Polished Plaster Courses

    I really enjoyed the courses which were both informative and inspirational.

    The instructor, Gary, pitched the learning at the right level which was adequately paced to suit both trade professionals and amateurs. All your staff were both friendly and helpful, thank you for two good days training

    Ian Stokes

    2013-06-02T12:27:57+01:00

    Ian Stokes

    I really enjoyed the courses which were both informative and inspirational.

    The instructor, Gary, pitched the learning at the right level which was adequately paced to suit both trade professionals and amateurs. All your staff were both friendly and helpful,

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