Case Studies

Cookridge Hospital, Leeds

Cookridge Hospital, Leeds

BRC Leeds Ltd carried out extensive stone masonry works here. We worked  at the grade 2 listed former Cookridge Hospital over the period of a year or so. The former hospital has been converted into 14 shared ownership and 16 rental homes by Stonewater Homes. We worked...

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Church Conversion, Rodley, Leeds

Church Conversion, Rodley, Leeds

BRC Leeds Ltd chemically cleaned and repointed the facade of this former church in Rodley, Leeds. The church has been converted into luxury 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments.  

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Lime Mortar in historical building conservations

Lime Mortar in historical building conservations

In the UK and across Europe, our early mortar technologies were based on lime. This was often found in the exact areas it was used as most railways and canals were yet to be built. But, what is its significance today? Today, we’ll be discussing the importance of lime...

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When do bricks need repointing?

When do bricks need repointing?

Your home is one of the biggest investments you will ever make and keeping it in good condition is key. One essential element to think about is the pointing work between the bricks in your walls. Brick pointing is the art of using mortar between individual bricks in...

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Gledhow Wood Avenue, Leeds

Gledhow Wood Avenue, Leeds

BRC Leeds Ltd fully re-pointed this brick detatched property in the Gledhow area of Leeds. We carried out structural repairs to the property and also carried out brick replacement. All replacement bricks were carefully sourced to match the original as closely as...

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Why hire a professional building cleaning service?

Why hire a professional building cleaning service?

Facade cleaning is the process of making sure the exterior of a building has no grime, stains or dirt. If the building is the home of a business, the front of a building is the first thing people tend to see. But what are the benefits of use ‘using’a professional...

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The Michael Sadler Building, Leeds University

The Michael Sadler Building, Leeds University

BRC Leeds Ltd cleaned, pointed and repaired the arches at The Michael Sadler Building at Leeds University. This is one of the largest facilities on campus at Leeds University.  The TORC system was used to clean the surface of the stone, this system cleans using a fine...

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The Parkinson Building, Leeds University

The Parkinson Building, Leeds University

BRC Leeds Ltd used the TORC cleaning system to clean the Portland Stone retaining wall at the front of the Parkinson Building at Leeds University. The TORC system uses calcium magnesium carbonate powder to gently clean the stone. This system removes dirt in a way that...

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Britannia Mills, Huddersfield

Britannia Mills, Huddersfield

BRC Leeds Ltd worked alongside NU Construction on this project. The former old Grade 2 Listed mill was converted into student accommodation. We fully repointed the exterior of the mill and washed it down. Crack stitching was carried out along with stone masonry to the...

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