Client: St James Senior Boys School
Completed: Nov 2019
Category: Education
Contract Duration: Works completed over various phases 2/3
What we did...
  • Restoration & Conservation
  • Roofing Repairs
  • Window/Glazing Repairs
  • Stone Masonry
  • Brickwork Restoration

St James Senior Boys' School is a thriving educational establishment in Ashford, Surrey. The school occupies a magnificent Victorian/Gothic building set in 32 acres of grounds, including an on-site chapel built in 1856.

This beautiful grade II listed building boasts luscious grounds, a picturesque lake as well as offering a stunning setting for hosting events and weddings.  USL were pleased to take on the restoration works at this distinctive and well-respected school.

The restoration works comprised of:

  • Full boarded working scaffold to SW & NW Gables
  • Stone restoration including pointing and coping to the NW Gable.
  • Stone replacement & repointing to Dormer Gables
  • Chapel stone restoration, manufacture of new Bathstone apex and replacement.
  • Brickwork repairs to West Gable, fractures removed and replaced with new bricks to match.
  • Removed existing Celtic cross, supply and fix of new Bathstone Celtic cross to match existing.
  • Redecoration to windows
  • Full restoration to boardroom tracery windows including replacement of glazing, ventilation hoppers, stone restoration.
  • Balcony restoration in Hartham Park Bathstone
  • N & W elevation – flint repointing
  • Restoration/ repointing to chimneystack
  • Drainage & Rainwater Goods
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