Team Force Restoration, which has won numerous awards including the 2015 RICS Award for Building Conservation for The Black Barn near Bardon Mill, is now examining hundreds of huge sandstone slabs at the cathedral, carefully descaling and cleaning them, and then repointing
a 250sq metre area.
Sand and cement mortar is sometimes used for repointing
, but this causes considerable damage to the brickwork.
brick is slow, painstaking work that requires few special skills but a lot of patience.
The Upperthong, Brockholes, and Holme Valley war memorials will receive vital maintenance including, the repair or replacement of cracked sections and the repointing
The main element of the scheme includes the repair and repointing
of defective masonry and brickwork on 16 arches.
I HAVE come up with an idea for pointing or repointing
patios, paths and paved areas.
Exterior work will involve gutter clearing and repair, chimney sweeping, repointing
, removal of graffiti, replacing damaged door handles, and to generally check the overall condition of the castle.
," or tuck pointing, is the removal and replacement of cracked or missing mortar between the bricks.
Trevor Blades, who is coordinating the church's Way Forward project, which includes building schedules, said much work had been carried out on the wall facing the county council car park, including repointing
. Church officials showed the repairs to representatives of the King Henry VIII Endowed Trust which contributed ten per cent of the repair bill.
Steven Evans, director of Commercial Leasing at Platinum Properties, is marketing the property, which has two gut renovated retail spaces, full basements under each building, a new facade, two gut renovated residential units, a new hot water storage tank, recent repointing
and waterproofing of both buildings and a complete renovation of building hallways.
Permission is also sought for additional repointing
and brickwork replacement as identified during the work.