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Building Control Awards 2010

We are pleased to have carried out the works, designed by Hetreed Ross Architects, involving the loft conversion and ground floor extension in Oldfield Park, Bath. It was highly commended in the Bath and North East Somerset Building Control Awards in 2010.


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All in all, we found Newmans flexible, reasonable & professional in all our dealings with them; we were delighted with the results and went on to use them in a number of other projects. I’d thoroughly recommend them if you are thinking of converting or refurbishing your historic building"

Phil Lecomber
Lyncombe hill

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Previous Jobs

We have carried out work on many residential listed buildings in the Bath area, including the following:

The Herschel Museum
No 1 Royal Crescent
St Julians Church, Wellow
Partis College
St Marys Church Limpley Stoke
St. Johns Church, Weston
All Saints Church, Dunkerton
The Butlers House, Dyrham Park

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Lions of Bath

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Building conservation

Newmans Building Conservation Ltd is a company specialising in the conservation and sympathetic restoration of historic buildings.

The Managing Director, Roland Newman is a qualified carpenter with an Honours Degree in Construction Management, and a Post Graduate Diploma in The Conservation of Historic Buildings from Bath University. He has also attended technical courses arranged by the Society for the Protection of ancient Buildings, including a practical lime day.

We specialise

We specialise in historic buildings; and the traditional materials and trades included in every aspect of maintenance and alteration work, we also carry out many various works to a high standard on modern houses from extensions to refurbishments.

Complete service

We are able to provide the complete service. We will help design the project from the beginning and organise and arrange everything involved including: Listed Building Consent, Planning Applications and Structural calculations. We will also work from drawings provided independently by other professionals, architects or surveyors, or on your own instructions.

All aspects

We cover all aspects of work, from the basement or vaults up to the roof, including bespoke joinery, structural repairs, carpentry, decorating, qualified and registered plumbers and electricians, as well as the more traditional trades such as lime plastering, pointing and stonemasonry.