All Shires Stonework - Decorative and Traditional Stone Building
 
Here are a selection of photos showing recent projects...


2015/2016 - private commission in Prestbury
Large project at 15th century hall, involving dry stone facing with back-mortaring to give strength without bulk. Features include stone carvings, floating benches, steps and radius (curving) walls.

 











































































































2015/2016 - private commission in Prestbury
Large project at 15th century hall, involving dry stone facing with back-mortaring to give strength without bulk. Features include stone carvings, floating benches, steps and radius (curving) walls.











2015 - remedial work in sandstone church
Repointing using lime-mortar inside St. Luke's Church in Warrington











2015 - repair of collapsed wall
Re-build of lime-mortared retaining wall in Woodford. Damage had been caused by build up of soil at rear of wall, so we removed substantial amounts of compacted soil to remove the risk of further damage.











2015 - show garden at RHS Tatton
Waterfall and pond, with planting, at the RHS Show in Tatton Park

2014 - Ashlar walling
2014 - Ashlar walling
Rebuild of ashlar retaining wall damaged by tree root growth, using lime mortar, for private client in Prestwich
2014 - Retaining wall along footpath
2014 - Retaining wall along footpath
Complete rebuild of derelict sandstone wall, using a colour-matched lime mortar, for Halton Borough Council
2014 - RHS Flower Show at Tatton Park
2014 - RHS Flower Show at Tatton Park
Organising the DSWA demonstration at the RHS Show
2014 - Rebuilding a storm-damaged boundary wall
2014 - Rebuilding a storm-damaged boundary wall
High winds had caused the entrance wall to Heaton Moor Golf Club to fall down, so we rebuilt it having created the missing stones to the top left of the pillar - which weighed over 2 tons in total and had to be lifted in place by crane!
2014 - garden wall makeover in Heaton Mersey - 1
2014 - garden wall makeover in Heaton Mersey - 1
Removing a decayed wooden post retaining wall and installing a self- draining stone-faced wall
2014 - garden wall makeover in Heaton Mersey - 2
2014 - garden wall makeover in Heaton Mersey - 2
Same solution at top of garden
2013 - Design and build in Wilmslow - 1
2013 - Design and build in Wilmslow - 1
2013 - Large project for building contractor in Wilmslow, incorporating many aspects of stonework - both dry stone and back-mortared walling, flag-laying, entrance pillars and steps.
2013 - Design and build in Wilmslow - 2
2013 - Design and build in Wilmslow - 2
Elevated patio
2013 - Design and build in Wilmslow - 3
2013 - Design and build in Wilmslow - 3
Steps to garden
2013 - Design and build in Wilmslow - 4
2013 - Design and build in Wilmslow - 4
Driveway and pillars
2013 - Design and build in Wilmslow - 5
2013 - Design and build in Wilmslow - 5
Curved wall into pillar
2013 - Design and build in Wilmslow - 6
2013 - Design and build in Wilmslow - 6
Dry stone retaining wall and corner steps
2013 - Design and build in Wilmslow - 7
2013 - Design and build in Wilmslow - 7
Driveway entrance
2013 - Design and build in Wilmslow - 8
2013 - Design and build in Wilmslow - 8
The finished retaining wall
Heritage walling
Heritage walling
2013 - Dismantling and rebuild of old sandstone retaining wall in Weston Village for Halton Borough Council
2013 - Garden terrace in Hayfield, Peak District - 1
2013 - Garden terrace in Hayfield, Peak District - 1
A feast of stone - what delight!
2013 - Garden terrace in Hayfield, Peak District - 2
2013 - Garden terrace in Hayfield, Peak District - 2
A terrace for summer and winter, with gazebo and integrated solid fuel burner
2013 - ashlar retaining wall in Macclesfield
2013 - ashlar retaining wall in Macclesfield
Rebuild of wall caused by weight of supported land and tree roots.
2013 - Feature wall
2013 - Feature wall
Stone cladding within restaurant in Cheshire
2013 - 21st century gothic
2013 - 21st century gothic
A bold revival of the gothic style for a private client in Alsager
2013 - Gapping an old wall
2013 - Gapping an old wall
Repairing a boundary wall for Bloor Homes in Hayfield
2012 - Garden fireplace
2012 - Garden fireplace
A private commission in Cheshire
2012 - A grand entrance
2012 - A grand entrance
Irregular sandstone flagging in entrance porch in Cheshire
2012 - Open fire and chimney
2012 - Open fire and chimney
Shallow arched fireplace and chimney breast for private client in Bowdon
2011 - Garden makeover
2011 - Garden makeover
Steps, retaining wall and paving in Stoke
2011 - Terraced flower beds
2011 - Terraced flower beds
River stone retaining terraces in Cheshire garden
2010 - Top marks!
2010 - Top marks!
National winner in Level 2 exams
2010 - Elegant flooring
2010 - Elegant flooring
Semi-regular Indian stone floor tiles for private client in Altrincham
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