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Craftsmen in the Conservation of Historic Buildings

Ellis & Co (Restoration and Building) are award winning experts in the conservation, repair and renovation of historic and ecclesiastical buildings. We have over 30 years of experience of building preservation. Our high quality work can be seen in churches, cathedrals, stately homes, monuments and built heritage across Somerset and the South West. Our clients include the National Trust, Historic England, private estate owners, and a wide range of architects and PCCs.

We are located in the historic market town of Shepton Mallet.

Ellis and Co are the only heritage building company in the South West of England that offer a full coverage of trades required for the conservation and restoration of historic buildings. We directly employ specialists in:


Recruiting. We are looking for a school leaver with a love of maths to join us as a trainee quantity surveyor. An excellent opportunity if you enjoy maths, historic buildings, and are interested in building a career. Maths A level and a good pass at English GCSE are essential. Please contact us if you are interested. (Jan 2018)

Recruiting. We have a vacancy for a qualified stone mason preferably with two years' site experience. Please contact us if you are interested. (Nov 2017)

New Case Study on our reordering of the medieval almshouses at the Hospital of St Cross, Winchester

Ellis & Co's new brochure is available to download. Hard copies are also available on request.

Ellis and Co's was shortlisted for the South West Built Environment Awards 2017.

Country Life Magazine included Ellis among their 100 best architects, designers and builders Mar 17.

Matthew Ellis spoke at the launch of the National Federation of Builders' Heritage Group in Feb 2017. 

The National Federation of Builders announce Ellis and Co winners of the Heritage Builders Award. Nov 2016.

The National Trust are blogging Ellis and Co's major roof restoration project 'Lifting the Lid' at Grade I listed mansion Tredegar House.

Ellis's refurbishment of St Andrew's Church Blagdon won the National Churches Trust Marsh Award.