About Ellis and Co (Restoration and Building)

Ellis & Co (Restoration and Building) est 1983 is a family business with over 60 directly employed staff

Ellis & Co (Restoration and Building) est 1983 is a family business with over 70 directly employed staff. We have a policy of minimal intervention to conserve and repair historic buildings. We sympathetically renovate and restore properties using original materials and traditional techniques. Our masonry and joinery workshops are in the historic market town of Shepton Mallet. Our clients include National Trust, Historic England, Landmark Trust, PCCs, and private clients.

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Testimonies for Ellis and Co

Our clients include National Trust, Historic England, Landmark Trust, PCCs, and private clients.

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.

The PCC and offices of All Saints' Church would like to express their thanks and appreciation to you and your staff for the professional way in which all the works were carried out, and how pleased we are with the final result, which constantly attracts positive comments from local residents and...

PCC of All Saints' Church, Wrington All Saints Wrington

It has been a pleasure being involved in this worthwhile historical project and to see its fruition. The close working partnership between Lord Devon, Ellis and Co, Historic England and Teignbridge Council has truly yielded great results. Ellis’ workmanship and skill and enthusiastic love of...

Kevin Lake Powderham Castle

Many thanks to Andy, Neil and your workforce for your diligence and skill in carrying out the work at the abbey. I look forward to working with you again at some point in the future.

Andrew Townsend Architects, Andrew Townsend Camera Cantorum, Tewkesbury Abbey

I am sure that all of us would like to pass on our thanks to you, James, and all your team at Ellis & Co and to Paul and the Lucey’s workforce for all their hard work over the last few months since the Church works started (and of course beforehand). There have been very positive comments...

Gill Gosling PCC St Leonards Church, Keevil

I was amazed how Ross and his team had managed to make such an incredible copy of the Servery screen at St Mary's Church without having the original timber to use. Please pass on my thanks to them. It must have taken hours of painstaking work to achieve this. We are all very impressed with the...

Adrian Patten St Mary's Church Bridgwater

I am writing on behalf of the clerk of Wells Cathedral to thank you whole heartedly for the splended work you and your team did on the North Nave Aisle Roof. Our Clerk of Works thought very highly George Lansdown the Site Manager who did a very good job.

Dr Paul Richards Wells Cathedral

We wanted to write and thank you and and your team wholeheartedly for the excellent and highly skilled work carried out to sensitively repair and reinforce our ancient fireplace.  We are absolutely delighted with the outcome, the quality of the work and the way in which the repairs complement the...

Listed Property Owner St Johns Priory, Wells

(on winning the NFB Heritage Award). This project took time and meticulous planning. Ellis and Co restored as much of the original fabric of the building as possible. The majority of the work was undertaken in-house by Ellis and Co staff specialising in heritage leadwork, joinery, brickwork and...

National Federation of Builders Awards

A triumph of the restoration is the way the elevations have been repaired so as to retain a soft patina. Only the most damaged bricks have been replaced and the lime pointing toned to match. Stone dressings have been repaired in Chilmark and Portland stone; the window architraves were a particularly...

Country Life Magazine

I am writing on behalf of the PCC to thank you for your professional attitude and the high standard of workmanship you showed recently. The PCC would also like to thank you for your helpfulness and co-operation during the job. We are extremely pleased with the church repairs and would not hesitate...

James Sealy PCC St Lawrences Church, Westbury Sub Mendip

The Evans's have done a lovely job of burning historic lead patches in place... another little bit of history preserved

Claire Harethwaites Architect, St Nicholas Church, Radstock

I wanted to write and thank you and your team for the professional job which you all did for us. Everyone at Christ Church is thrilled with the transformation of the West End and for those of us closer to the detail, we were most impressed with the way that you were able to solve our door problem...

Charles Rice, Chair of the Trustees Christchurch Bath

Ellis and Co carried out extensive reordering project for us at Westonzoyland church. The work was well executed and to a high standard. The firm are knowledgeable and helpful with a deserved good reputation

John Beauchamp B2 Architects

I met with the Site Manager on Wednesday and can confirm that the Health and Safety on site and site paperwork is all in good order ... I wish all contractors would take this aspect of their work as seriously as Ellis & Co

Anthony Harman Architectural Consultant, Gloucester Cathedral

It is excellent to have this phase of the Muniment Room (of Chichester Cathedral) completed and well within budget. Ellis and Co were in my view an excellent firm for the work; the working site foreman brought intelligence, skill and good cooperation to the job.

Colin Kerr Molyneux Kerr Architects