Matthew Ellis

Managing Director

Matthew joined the family business working up through the trades, then as an estimator and contract manager before taking the role of Managing Director in 2013. He is largely responsible for the excellent health and safety record, well trained staff and our reputation for high quality work. Email Matthew 


Estimating and Surveying

Mark Blannin

Director, Estimator and QS, BSc Building Surveying

Member of the Chartered Institute of Building. 25 years experience in new and historic building work and in nearly 10 years with Ellis and Co has worked on a wide range of projects. Email Mark

Harvey Hadrill

Trainee Quantity Surveyor

Harvey joined us in 2018. While on the job he'll be working to complete a part-time degree in Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management at Bristol University. Harvey is a keen footballer. Email Harvey

Kevin Fry

Estimator and QS

Over 25 years experience working in both new and heritage projects.

Email Kevin.



Contract Managers

Andy Dalgarno

Director and Contract Manager

Mason with 25 years of Site Management experience on our ecclesiastical and complex multi-trade projects. CSCS Heritage Gold Card, SMSTS. Email Andy  

Sean Clarke

Director of Company Resources

Stone mason with an MA Degree in Architectural Materials Conservation and 30 years site experience CSCS Heritage Gold Card, SMSTS. Contact:

James Hargraves

Logistics Director and Contract Manager

Manages our small works contracts, our masonry and lead workshops and supplies. Stone mason with 25 years experience. City and Guilds Advanced Craft. CSCS Heritage Gold Card. SMSTS. Contact: Email James


Trade Teams

  • Banker and Fixer Masons and Bricklayers - A team of staff experienced working with natural stone, brick and mortars, based in our masonry workshop and on site.
  • Joiners and Carpenters - A team of skilled wood workers, doing first and second fix work. Structural, decorative, functional, and restorative work on site and in our workshops.
  • Leadworkers. Our heritage trained craftsmen work with milled and sandcast lead on re-roofing and restoration of historic buildings including detailed decorative lead work and mouldings.
  • Roofers. After we complete masonry and timber repairs our roofing team can retile, or reslate your roof  using heritage materials, blending with existing materials. Working with our leadworkers to install rainwater goods and guttering.
  • Plasterers Plasterers specialising in traditional lime coats and finishes
  • Painter and Decorative Finishers. Jason and Anton are our heritage skilled decorators who work with papers, high quality paints, gilding and washes
  • Interested in joining our team?  Interested in joining our team? we welcome applications from skilled tradesmen and women. Look at our Current Vacancies

To find out more please contact us on 01749 342706

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