Welcome to the Laing Traditional Masonry Website - “Areas of Expertise” and “Traditional Craft Skills” Services Areas


Looking for specialist, professional advice on repairing or restoring your traditional stone property?

Who are we?

We are a multi-disciplinary team of independent consultants dedicated to the conservation and repair of our masonry built heritage. Our knowledge and understanding of traditional building technology and materials builds on the expertise of LTM, providing clients with high quality, independent and pragmatic advice.

LTM Consultancy is a recognised IHBC (Institute of Historic Building Conservation) Historic Environment Service Provider. Technical Consultant Craig Frew MSc IHBC is our Designated Service Provider holding full membership of the IHBC and ensuring that our services comply and exceed that expected of IHBC’s Code of Conduct. Supported by LTM’s Building Surveyor Zac Manning Msc and our in-house team of building professionals and craftspeople, we can advise on the most complex and challenging of projects. We also carry appropriate Professional Indemnity Insurance for our clients peace of mind.

How can we help?

We offer a wide range of services, in respect of the conservation, repair and maintenance of traditional masonry buildings, throughout the UK, Ireland and elsewhere. Our clients range from private homeowners and heritage groups to building professionals and local authorities. From traditional stone cottages to townhouses and listed churches to scheduled castles (whether inhabited, ruined or somewhere in-between!) we offer a range of services including;

  • Building conservation advice
  • Stonework & plasterwork condition surveys
  • Stone & mortar analysis & matching
  • Lime mortar, plaster & render specification
  • Schedules of work & cost estimates
  • Technical reports & maintenance manuals
  • Listed Building Consent & Planning advice

Project case studies

We will be placing some of our Project Case Studies online shortly, in the meantime please download/view our PDF document.

Contact us

You may find we can answer your questions over the phone, or we may request further details by e-mail. An initial consultation won’t cost you anything so just give us a call or drop us an e-mail. A meeting and/or survey may then be required depending on the nature and extent of advice you are looking for, so if there are any costs involved we will provide a clear breakdown of these upfront. We look forward to hearing from you.

To contact LTM CONSULTANCY Division please complete the Enquiry Form here or call Craig or Zac on 01592 202103.

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