Heritage Construction and Building Conservation in York

Preserving the history, style, and character of York’s beautiful buildings is our passion at Validus Construction. By combining contemporary construction techniques and technology with traditional craftsmanship we create, conserve, and restore properties sensitively and effectively.

This ranges from upkeeping listed buildings to working on new projects in a heritage style.

No job is too big or small. Find a solution whether you’re starting a new construction project, restoring an old church, or just need your old stone garden wall repairing. Our services cover everything from stonemasonry to hot lime mortar rendering, listed building alterations, new walls, buildings, and repairs.

Bring your vision for traditional building work to life today with Validus Construction.

Services We Provide

Add extensions to historic buildings within limitations, arrange sustainable construction, or simply add a new stone wall to your garden. We combine modern equipment and building methods with time-honoured techniques for characterful construction.

Preserve and safeguard the historical significance and beauty of buildings and their environment with our conservation services. These include masonry conservation and repair, hot lime mortar repointing, and joinery and timberwork conservation.

Build standalone new properties on restricted sites, close to historic buildings, or with a heritage style. We can advise on consent and legal requirements, while using state-of-the-art equipment and traditional methods to create fantastic new buildings.

Stay on top of any potential problems and ensure the upkeep of your buildings, walls, and other constructions with planned maintenance. Schedule regular maintenance work and book improvements at the best time to safeguard York’s history.

Revive historic properties and breathe new life into them through a combination of contemporary equipment and techniques with traditional craftsmanship. Our heritage restoration services include Grade I listed buildings in Yorkshire and the surrounding region.

Speak with our experts about any heritage restoration, conservation, or construction projects for experienced and reliable advice. We can provide listed building consent advice, help with new builds, maintenance and repairs, and any other plans you have.

Repair listed buildings, churches, and similar properties while protecting their heritage and environment. Our careful approach and experienced craftsmanship ensure listed and ecclesiastical building repairs are sensitive and uphold the original character.

Make adjustments to historic buildings and add sustainable extensions that maximise space for older properties. We work carefully and consider the existing structure and surrounding environment for safe, effective, and visually appealing solutions.

Case study #1

We were tasked with restoring a historic building in the heart of York, using traditional techniques to maintain its heritage value.

Case study #2

Client: An Old Rectory
Project: Restoration of stonework
Challenge: Limited access and delicate restoration required
Solution: Careful scaffolding and skilled craftsmen led to successful restoration of historic stonework.

Contact us today

Contact us today about your heritage construction, conservation, or restoration needs. Speak to one of our expert team with no obligation, whether you’re new to historic building work or know exactly what you want – we can help! 


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