We carry out a number of different projects throughout the year and just love the variety. No two properties are the same and each have their own technical requirements. But our team thrive on coming up with solutions to problems. Our brief on this project is to restore a Grade 2 listed farmhouse to its former […]
Take a look at a recent job.. On this is property we have used a lime clay and cork insulating – render system covered with lime render top coat!! The beauty of Lime All 100% natural and breathable…
Lime Plastering Cornwall The use of lime as a binding medium for plasters and mortar can be traced back at least 8,000 years, and lime was in common use for building in Cornwall up until the end of the First World War. This near-universal application means that, for any structure prior to 1920 – whether […]
We recently carried out the repointing of the ‘Old Farmhouse’ in Helston We are very grateful to the owner for the following testimonial: We contacted Oak Ridge as we have an old granite farmhouse in Helston which was leaking water through the the walls due to the cement pointing coming loose and water getting trapped […]
Brief This Grade II listed project required Duncan at Oak Ridge Natural Build to carefully work within conservation regulations in order to lime render the exterior stone work of this traditional barn conversion. Testimonial ‘Over the last few years I have been gutting, re-roofing and renovating a 14th-century barn down a cobbled alley in the […]
Brief This project required Duncan at Oak Ridge Natural Build to lime render the exterior stone work of the Farm House. Testimonial ‘We have a 200 year old National Trust farm house that had had problems with water seepage through the old stone walls. We had Oak Ridge Natural Build round to lime render the outside. […]
Brief This project required Duncan at Oak Ridge Natural Build to give a contemporary finish with a natural material. We used clay plaster from ClayWorks Limited. (more images to follow).
Brief This project required Duncan at Oak Ridge Natural Build to EPC rating B property SIPS panels for energy saving and insulation. Testimonial – Cedar House, Surrey Having worked with Duncan of Oak Ridge Natural Build on a previous development project, I had absolutely no doubt in his and his team’s ability to carry out […]