Historic Buildings

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One of UK's leading property care specialists since 1951, with 65+ years experience

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Historic Buildings

When working with the repair and renovation of listed, heritage and historical property, there is simply no substitute for experience. Peter Cox have over 65 years experience working with historic, national and regional landmarks across the United Kingdom.  We are regarded highly with heritage and conservation bodies, their professional advisers and property guardians such as the National Trust and English Heritage.

Our teams operate out of branches across the United Kingdom, with over 75 CSRT or CSSW qualified surveyors and over 100 technicians able to complete projects on time at an exceedingly high standard.

We are also sensitive to the special needs of historic fabric and understand the importance of developing the most appropriate repair specifications and treatment formulations, because of this we are continually researching new products.

We offer commercial services such as damp proofing, wet and dry rot treatments, woodworm, structural basement waterproofing. We also provide a range of masonry stabilisation techniques, including Cintec masonry anchors, and bird deterrence and fouling removal services.

We also offer quality workmanship as well, with our technician being able to handle specifications as varied as:

  • Horsehair plastering
  • Sourcing reclaimed timber
  • Reconstructing traditional oak framing
  • Strengthening floor beams
  • Stabilising masonry facades

All work is Peter Cox guarantee, ensuring is done to the highest standard. Since the company was founded in 1951 over 500,000 long term guarantees have been issued to our domestic and commercial clients.

Previous examples of our historic work include:

    • Houses of Parliament
    • Buckingham Palace
    • Cardiff Castle
    • The Workhouse, Southwell
    • Hazelwood Hall, Silverdale
    • Woolwich Arsenal
    • Keeble College, Oxford
    • Ancient High House, Stafford
    • St George‚Äôs Hall, Liverpool
    • Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh