With over forty years of experience of repairing historic brick and flint buildings, Ernest Barnes Ltd is ideally placed to provide prospective clients with a wide range of advice.  Our knowledge, skills and experience have resulted in our employment as consultants for the National Trust, architects, property developers and private clients. David spent two years acting as the historic brickwork consultant/clerk of works for the restoration of Crystal Palace Subway, which was completed in April 2024. Our range of consultancy services includes the following:

  • Advice and development of methodologies/philosophies for proposed repairs;
  • Managing brick and flint repairs to historic buildings and structures;
  • Quality control throughout programmed brick and flint repairs;
  • Project management;
  • Pre-application advice and submission of listed building consent;
  • Preparation and submission of heritage statements;
  • Recording of historic buildings and structures.