Case Studies

What do stonemasons do?

What do stonemasons do?

Stonemasonry is both art and physical labour. Stonemasons are experts in shaping and fixing stone structures, performing repair works and restorations of homes, historical buildings and monuments, as well as creating new stone features. Besides a range of stone...

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Private House, Leeds

Private House, Leeds

BRC Leeds Ltd were commissioned to create this stunning carved Yorkshire Rose, in stone, for a private client near Leeds. This was then fixed and fitted, providing a really unique addition to the client's property's facade.  We carried out various other works at the...

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Globe Mills Water Tower, Slaithwaite, Huddersfield

Globe Mills Water Tower, Slaithwaite, Huddersfield

Globe Mills, in Slaithwaite, West Yorkshire, was established in 1887. It is a former worsted spinning mill. The mill itself is a five storey building, next to Huddersfield Narrow Canal. The redevelopment includes both residential and commercial spaces. Our works were...

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What Tools Do You Need For Stone Carving?

At Building Restoration & Cleaning (Leeds) Ltd, we pride ourselves on the quality of our stone masonry and repairs. Our skilled workers can bring your stonework back to life and restore facades to their former glory, but they would be lost without the various...

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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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What is home energy grant and why do you need it

What is home energy grant and why do you need it

The UK Government are encouraging home owners to make their homes energy efficient and you may be eligible for a grant to pay, or part-pay, for the installation of energy efficient improvements to your home. In order to see if you are eligible enter your postcode here...

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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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