Places of Worship

Caring for and restoring places of worship is at the heart of what we do. Our founders have become leading authorities on stone conservation and church restoration.

For eight decades, we built on our USL legacy and conservation philosophy, blending detailed knowledge and in-depth understanding of ecclesiastical reordering and refurbishment to breathe new life into secular buildings, cathedrals, memorials and places of worship

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Castles

Year on year, the UK’s heritage and cultural landscape becomes increasingly diverse and exciting. We are proud of our record for delivering numerous projects in this privileged sector, ranging from notable cultural icons to modest venues in remote locations.

USL has carried out extensive restoration and conservations projects with English Heritage, National Trust, architects, trusts and bodies, offering a refined service to preserve and…

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Ancient Sites, Ruins & Scheduled Monuments

It goes without saying that old and ancient sites have an intrinsic value to today’s communities. USL have completed a number of high-profile conservation projects acting as Principal Contractor directly for English Heritage, local authorities and other heritage organisations.

With an aim to retain as much of the original fabric as possible; USL’s conservation approach for Ancient Sites is designed to primarily create a more stable ruin and to minimise any intervention…

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Historical Buildings

Acting as Principal Contractor, USL has been responsible for the successful delivery of countless heritage contracts, be it the conservation and repair of a stone structure to the upgrade and transformation of magnificent historical spaces.

We great sensitivity and heritage building expertise, we bring new life to old buildings whilst preserving the integrity of the historic fabric. Our broad range of specialist craft skills covers all requirements of listed buildings from interiors, roofing...

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Custom Builds & Specialist Projects

Bespoke elements and installations feature on almost all USL projects. Everything we build and provide is unique to you and your project.

Whether it’s detailed forged metalwork, highly polished stainless steel, glazing, bespoke joinery or furniture, carving or stonework, our results are of exceptional and unrivalled quality. From the outset, we work closely together with you to...

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Education

Few buildings shape us more than universities, schools and colleges. In our formative years, our senses are heightened by our environment, having a profound effect on our ability to engage and excel.

Our management team will made recommendations on upgrading, reordering and extending the internal spaces as well as updating the building services. ..

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New Build

At USL, we have over 80 years experience and an unrivalled reputation for building magnificent, one-of-a-kind projects that combine elegance with the finest materials.

We specialise in applying traditional techniques and resources in a modern and unique way. We endeavour to use the same high level of craftsmanship we apply to older and listed buildings to new constructions. Our new build experience ranges from commercial sector...

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Interiors & Fit out

Passionate about interiors and committed to quality, USL specialise in translating outstanding designs into stunning interior spaces that reflect your requirements perfectly. We offer comprehensive tailored services for fit out, refurbishment, build and maintenance for prestigious projects of all sizes or complexity across London and the UK.

Your USL dedicated multi-disciplined team will oversee every aspect of your fit out or...

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