39 Cleaver Square
Cleaver Square, laid out in 1789 was the earliest communal open space to be developed south of the Thames. Residential squares with a communal open space proved so popular in the 17th and 18th century that they became one of London’s most iconic features. The first, designed by Indigo Jones in 1631 was Covent Garden. The appeal is readily appreciated: the formality and lack of through traffic made for neatness and quiet, and the open centre gave light and air.
Scope of Work
Williams Restoration undertook the restoration of the Cleaver Square facing facade. This included the removal of cementitious mortar from the brick work and replacing this with a sympathetic Lime mortar. This was used in conjunction with locally sourced materials and soot wash to achieve a mortar that matched the original.
Project location: Vauxhall, London
Client: Elisabeth Scott
We worked with Williams on our RIBA award winning project The Sekforde, a Grade II Listed Regency period pub. The brief was to re-point the brickwork to the listed façade, which had been badly affected from the removal of cement based render that had been applied sometime around the 1930s...
Chris Dyson Architects
"Cumberland Lodge is a grade two listed building that is part of the Crown Estate in Windsor Great Park. We employed Williams Restoration to refurbished the brickwork on our main front entrance..."
Colin Baker, Cumberland Lodge.
The Williams Restoration team took on the whole job, from removing the cement render through to re-decoration. There's no avoiding the fact that this type of work is messy and sometimes noisy, but they tried hard to minimise nuisance to ourselves and our neighbours. They did a good job, and the facade now looks very smart and authentic.
John Cottrell. Regents Park Road, London
Williams Restoration left the job looking very clean and tidy. I am very pleased with how they have cleaned the stone work. Would highly recommend.
Gary Brown. Contracts Manager, London
So pleased with the work that Williams Restoration completed on my restoration project. I felt at ease with their outstanding customer service and knowledge of the task at hand.
I cant fault the workmanship of Williams Restoration. The site was always left clean and tidy.
Dean Bowie. London
Williams Restoration were always extremely clean and tidy. They provided the project with a good finish.
Graham. London. Ewell
Williams Restoration did a first rate job! Craig Williams is a truely skilled craftsman.