Ellis and Co Testimonials
All Saints Wrington

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 visitors alike.

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PCC of All Saints' Church, Wrington - All Saints Wrington
Powderham Castle

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 preservation has resulted in truly wonderfully historic features being renovated to keep this building preserved for generations to come.

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Kevin Lake - Powderham Castle
Camera Cantorum, Tewkesbury Abbey

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
St Leonards Church, Keevil

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 about the most visible elements of the external changes at the Church (the footpath extension and the new external door to the WC). I am sure that, once we return to some kind of normality, the same will be said for the currently hidden internal changes to the Church.

Gill Gosling PCC - St Leonards Church, Keevil
St Mary's Church Bridgwater

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 transformation in our wonderful church and that couldn’t have been achieved without the skills and dedication of your team. It was a real pleasure working with you and certainly an achievement that I will remember fondly

Adrian Patten - St Mary's Church Bridgwater
Wells Cathedral

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
St Johns Priory, Wells
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 original fabric.  Thank you very much indeed for your calm and knowledgeable oversight of the project and for keeping in touch with us throughout the process.
Listed Property Owner - St Johns Priory, Wells
National Federation of Builders Awards

(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 plastering. It is great to see one of our members produce such high standards in restoring our heritage and dedication of all concerned leaving a finished job that will last for many years to come.

- National Federation of Builders Awards
Country Life Magazine

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 painstaking task. .... This is one of the most successful country-house restorations in recent years.

- Country Life Magazine
PCC St Lawrences Church, Westbury Sub Mendip

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 in recommending you to anyone else.

James Sealy - PCC St Lawrences Church, Westbury Sub Mendip
Architect, St Nicholas Church, Radstock

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
Christchurch Bath

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 and find ways for us to make savings to offset our extra work. We will certainly be in touch with Ellis and Co again when we move on to future projects.

Charles Rice, Chair of the Trustees - Christchurch Bath
B2 Architects

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
Architectural Consultant, Gloucester Cathedral

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
Molyneux Kerr Architects

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

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