Charles Smith, Partner
Charles has gained 40 years’ experience, working on all types of buildings, since serving a traditional Masonry apprenticeship in Cornwall. For 30 of those years, he has been conserving Historic Buildings. Initially, as Site Agent with English Heritage and Contracts Manager in the South West for HPR Ltd.; then Conservation Mason with the National Trust and, latterly, delivering projects for the Landmark Trust on Lundy Island.
Charles is an SPAB William Morris Craft Fellow, with a keen interest in all aspects of historic building conservation. He has a singular eye for detail and quality and holds a CSCS Gold card in Heritage Skills.
Rachel Thompson, Partner
Rachel has a degree in Archaeology and a background in conservation, which includes furniture restoration and 8 years with the National Trust, caring for house and collection as a Conservation Assistant.
She is currently studying for a Level 3 Advanced Heritage Skills Apprenticeship in Masonry at the Heritage Craft Alliance in Yorkshire. She has worked on many specialist conservation projects, on Lundy Island with the Landmark Trust and in Cornwall with the National Trust. Rachel has a flare for projects that require a particular attention to detail.