Case Studies

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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7 Things you need to know about mortar pointing

7 Things you need to know about mortar pointing

Brick and stone are hardy materials but the mortar which holds them together is under constant pressure. Temperature changes, wind and rain all take their toll on your mortar which means it will require periodical repointing. This is not usually a big job, but if left...

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Victorian Tiled Hall Cafe, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds

Victorian Tiled Hall Cafe, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds

BRC Leeds Ltd were proud to be a part of this extensive refurbishment project at Leeds Art Gallery. Leeds Art Gallery, next to the Henry Moore Institute,  is part of the Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle and gives visitors the opportunity to see works of art by important...

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Cleaning your Building Facade with Care

Cleaning your Building Facade with Care

You may think of stately homes or civic buildings when you think of historic building restoration companies, however, no building is immune to environmental damage, whatever its age. You might remember seeing buildings tarnished by smoke and soot around Leeds in the...

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Former Fire Station, Clifford Street, York

Former Fire Station, Clifford Street, York

BRC Leeds Ltd chemically cleaned and DOFF Cleaned  the original historic façade.  The former Fire Station has been part of a £6.2 million project. The building has been transformed  into seven luxury apartments, seven townhouses and a restaurant. We were very pleased...

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Zion United Reformed Church, Northallerton.

Zion United Reformed Church, Northallerton.

BRC Leeds Ltd carried out extensive repairs to the stone moulded string course on the Zion United Reformed Church in Northallerton, North Yorkshire. The badly damaged string course was  built up then coated with an adhesive. A stone pre mix mortar was applied, having...

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