Traditional Building Solutions Ltd


Caring for old and traditional buildings

(formerly Tom Phillips Stonecrafts)

                          07526603744 - 01353668256 - [email protected]


Our projects

Masonry and Fixing

Dry stone walling


Brickwork conservation


What we do:

Renewing our architectural history

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Dry stone walling and repair in a variety of regional styles


Fine detailed mortar repair of architectural masonry


New carved stone elements for both the new build and heritage markets in a variety of natural stones


Newbuilt imitation lightweight masonry fabrication and fixing


Fixing of both new and old masonry elements


Conservation work on Castles, Cathedrals and private homes both large and small from the tenth to nineteenth centuries


New methods of lime mortar repair including full colour reinstatement of complex detailed stone ashlar (hand-carving in all the fossils where necessary!)


Extensive and complex sensitive repair of Georgian and Edwardian brickwork


Sculptural and antique repair commissions ranging from a miniature Chinese Buddha statue to large abstract and figurative work


Lettercutting projects ranging from decorative house signs to artist-designed centrepieces for gardens and commemorative plaques and sculpture


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Recent comments:

"Dear Tom,

Just a quick email to say thanks for finishing the job, wall, tiles and step look great. Thanks for cleaning up the dust too." - Neil Butt, Cambridge


" I was very pleased with the results. From a brief chat to a beautiful finished item. Thanks again Tom :)" - James Tunstill, Horningsea


"Hours flashed by to the relaxing sound of tapping mallets on chisels. Surprising how quickly we learned many basic techniques and eager to do more. Body aches so physically memorable too. Splendid day. So good to handle real material in a creative way. Many thanks." -  Jon Tollit, Horningsea