Stonewest is one of the country’s leading building restoration, conservation and stonemasonry companies.
The firm comprises their knowledge of traditional building methods with modern management techniques in order to offer clients an unrivalled breadth and quality of service as both Principal and Specialist Contractors.
Since their inception the firm has helped to create landmark buildings and restore, conserve and repair historic and listed buildings. Stonewest’s management team recognises that it is their staff who delivers the firms objectives and as a result the firm actively promote a company culture in which all staff are encouraged to generate ideas and improvements and are rewarded for their achievements.
The firm undertakes projects as principal and specialist contractors in numerous sectors including cleaning, restoration, conservation and new build masonry projects. On all projects the firm ensures that the health, safety and environmental aspects of all activities are of paramount focus on all of projects. Stonewest operates as a responsible contractor and have gained awards in the construction industry which serve as testament to their commitment and achievements in this area.
In the conservation industry the firm plays an important role in the restoration of important historic, architectural buildings and monuments. Stonewest consult, analyse and match samples for clients prior to the commencement of the work to ensure the correct philosophy and methodology is put in place.
The firm offers a thorough consultancy service, from inception to completion, providing clients with an end to end service ensuring value engineering and upfront specialist advice, which can all be incorporated into the successful planning and design stages of a project early on.
The firm are also experts in the new build masonry industry providing a range of services associated with the specification, design and installation of new build masonry. Stonewest are well versed at providing high quality facades and interiors for architects and property owners.
The firm also has extensive experience in working with stone on modern structures, both in repair of cladding and in the supply and fixing of stone in new building projects. This service includes advice on material selection and design detailing. As well as natural Limestone and sandstone the team also supplies and fixes marble and granite for internal and external use and in addition, where specified, reconstructed precast stone.
The firm has developed a comprehensive service for the repair of buildings ‘structural envelope’ taking on the role of Principal Contractor and managing all the ancillary trades. This has included on previous projects scaffolding, roofing, asphalting, leadwork, joinery repairs, redecoration, refurbishment and mechanical and electrical packages.
The Company operate a system of approved sub-contractors and Stonewest’s project processes and management systems are all designed to incorporate the demands of a Principal Contracting project role whether it in the management of the supply chain, commercial and risk management or Health, Safety and Environmental management.
Stonewest’s Principal Contracting knowledge and experience provides clients with the necessary management expertise and trade skills to undertake a wide and variable range of external refurbishment contracts and manage them to a successful conclusion.
Stonewest’s Small and Special Works team is equally engaged in both preventative and reactive projects. Cyclical inspection or fast response to damage or graffiti is commonplace. Thus the firm are able to offer a tailor made service for clients engaged with Measured Term Contracts.
These contracts involve being responsible for both commercial and residential property portfolios together with large individual public or private institutions through provision of a dedicated management and labour resource to carry out the cleaning, repair and alteration of internal and external masonry finishes with the minimal of disruption or closure of busy pedestrian routes.