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A short film on the Renaissance of the Sandiway Round Tower
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A short film on the Renaissance of the Sandiway Round Tower

Grosvenor were involved in the re-building of the Sandiway Round Tower heart and soul – after it was demolished after an accident.
Here’s a film that we commissioned as a gift to the people of Sandiway – who have endeavoured to restore this beautiful building

Sandiway Round Tower from Andy Marshall on Vimeo.

We're Hiring!
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We’re Hiring!

Grosvenor Construction Ltd are one of the leading building contractors working in the heritage and building conservation sectors. We pride ourselves on excellence in skills and informed understanding.
Due to an increasing order book, Grosvenor are now hiring for the specific roles noted below. All candidates must have a background in heritage and historic building conservation.
We [...]

Magnificent Rhuddlan
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Magnificent Rhuddlan

There’s no doubting the imposing stature of the remaining walls and towers at Rhuddlan Castle in Denbighshire, Wales.
The area has a remarkable history of defensive battlements since Saxon times until Edward I built this magnificent stronghold.
Sometimes it’s the little things that mean a lot, and Grosvenor’s skilled team of workers have spent several months pointing [...]

The Pinnacle of Skill
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The Pinnacle of Skill

Meet Meirion Davies – one of our apprentices (educated at the world famous York College).
We are currently conserving the stone pinnacles at Chester Cathedral and we gave him the challenge to copy one of the eroded details.
Here is his response!

There are more pics of Meirion at work over on our Facebook Page here

Keeping our Lofty Ambitions Alive
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Keeping our Lofty Ambitions Alive

To see a full album with more images of our work at the Cathedral see here
If you go down to Chester today you’ll see the grand Cathedral partly shrouded in scaffolding.

Grosvenor is part of an ongoing conservation project to help maintain Chester’s iconic Cathedral.
Currently we are working on the pinnacles – the stone ‘pointy’ things that [...]

Bringing the past back to life at Llanberis
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Bringing the past back to life at Llanberis

The Llanberis Quarry Hospital served the men working in the Dinorwig Quarry.
Situated at the foot of the quarry nearby it was at the heart of the pioneering health service – focusing on the extreme working conditions at the quarry.
An exemplar building at the time it became redundant, and has now been restored to its former [...]

ISO 9001: 2008 Yay!
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ISO 9001: 2008 Yay!

Always at Grosvenor we have been driven by an innate passion to produce the best work with the best materials in the most environmentally friendly way.
Achieving the ISO 9001:2008 certification has rubber stamped our already robust work procedures which have, to all intents and purposes, been a part of a strong tradition of  historic building [...]

We're looking for a Banker Mason/ Stone Carver
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We’re looking for a Banker Mason/ Stone Carver

Grosvenor Construction Ltd are award winning contractors in the heritage and building conservation business. Our success means that we regularly need qualified and engaged personnel to join us.
We’re currently looking for an experienced Banker Mason/ Stone Carver to work on a variety of heritage and building conservation projects.
To apply for a position please [...]

Congrats to Sean!
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Congrats to Sean!

Huge congrats to our very own Sean Roberts who fought stiff competition to become runner up in the UK Masonry Skills Challenge (Southern Heat). We’re very proud of him and he could soon be working on a building near you!

Smart hands (and minds) make light work
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Smart hands (and minds) make light work

The new entrance to Caernarfon Castle designed by Donald Insall Associates just works.
Drawing in the light