Skilled Banker Mason Required

Due to our ever increasing order book of Ecclesiastical masonry work, we are in the market for a skilled Banker Mason looking for varied and interesting projects.
The person we are looking for will have extensive experience in Banker Masonry, be a self starter able to work under own steam and also as part of a team, have high output and quality.
Our work shop is based in Oldham Manchester and our contracts cover all areas of Lancashire and South West Yorkshire so it is essential that the candidate can drive and have their own transport.
For the right person we can offer very attractive rates of pay.
If you think your skills fit the bill please contact or forward your cv to :-

Bill Hall
Lloyd & Smith Ltd
Unit 1
Hague St
Oldham
Lancashire
OL4 2HQ

Phone: 0161 624 2222
Fax: 0161 624 2270
Mobile: 07507 805971
Email : bill@lloydandsmith.co.uk

Experienced Site Foremen Required

We are looking for experienced Site Foremen from any Construction related background.
The people we are looking for will have the following qualities :-

(1) A good all round industry background and a willingness to tackle issues that they are not necessarily familiar with
(2) Excellent site organisational skills for men, materials, sub contractors, visitors & clients
(3) An eye for planning work packages and sequencing work to get the best outcomes
(4) Great personal skills for dealing with Trades, Clients and Architects
(5) Organised in the site office making sure of compliance with Health and Safety & all legislation
(6) A motivator with a “can do” attitude willing to get stuck in
(7) Willingness to travel (our sites are all around the Northwest)
(8) Numerate and cost efficient with labour and materials
(9) An eye for detail making sure that the finished product is as the Architect requires.
(10) Full driving license required

If You think you fit the bill get in touch by sending a CV to our contact address.

Progress at St Thomas Stockton Heath

Its always nice to see the new hand carved stonework being set back in place. For months now we have been chiseling the worn out Hollington stone from the tower whilst our Stonemasons back at the yard skillfully hand carve the new masonry using techniques that go back hundreds of years. Then in a few short weeks the new stones are set in position and the Church begins to live again.

St Maries Cathedral Sheffield Milestone Achieved

The Stonemasons at Lloyd and Smith reached another important milestone this week. The Cross and gilded weather vane have been built back in place and once again they shine brightly over Sheffield. To mark the occasion reporters from various Sheffield newspapers climbed the 29 ladders to the top with us to see what all the fuss was about.
Now the scaffold is on its way down and the end of the project is in sight. It will probably be another 50 years before anyone else gets to the top of the spire.

St Maries Cathedral Spire Rebuilt and Gilded

Despite gale force winds and near constant driving rain for the last few months we are nearly there, part of the spire has been taken down and rebuilt. On Wednesday the 10th February 2016 we will be proudly hoisting the cross and the restored and gilded weather vane 200ft to the top and setting them in position for all to see across the great city of Sheffield. You have a few more hours to view the cross in the Cathedral and then its back to the top for the next 50 years. Its not been easy lowering those great spire stones to ground and taking them back up again but we are lucky to have some of the best Stonemasons around who have shown great skill and dedication to brave the elements at such a height and get the job done.
So next time you shopping around the centre of Sheffield on a summers day and you catch a golden glint in your eye, look skywards towards the Cathedral and check out your restored spire.

Church Maintenance

Prevention is Better than Cure !!
In the past 15 years we have restored countless Churches, Cathedrals and Stately Homes. The overriding observation we have made in that time is how most of the restoration work could have been avoided by simple regular upkeep of the building’s roof and rain water disposal system.
To that end we have set up a dedicated team of skilled operatives who will undertake all aspects of maintenance to ensure you get the maximum life from your building.
Services we offer :-
General survey of the buildings condition with report and photographs
       Gutters and downpipes and gulley’s checked
       Silt , vegetation and debris build up causing blockages
       Walls checked for signs of dampness, algae, moss, washed out mortar and cracks
       Fascias, supports and falls checked
       Broken tiles, debris on the ground, damp course levels and flashings checked (more…)

Employment Opportunities

Due to our expanding order book we are looking for time served Stonemasons with full driving license.

If you are interested in a career with Lloyd & Smith please submit your CV to info@lloydandsmith.co.uk or contact us

St Marie’s Cathedral, Sheffield

St Marie’s Cathedral, Sheffield. 200ft to the top of the spire and we have made a start.

The magnificent St Marie’s with its tall spire towering over Sheffield was opened on 11th September 1850.

History in the making!

We recently began restoration work at St Thomas’ & St Mary Magdalene’s Church in Stockton Heath beginning with the removal of the Crosfields Bell making way for the 10 new bells.

“The completed contract is a good example of careful conservation work and I know the church members are very pleased indeed with the result. Well done.”

REBECCA J GRIMSHAW, B.A. (Hons), B.Arch (Manc), RIBA, AABC – Conservation Architect
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Skilled Banker Mason Required

Due to our ever increasing order book of Ecclesiastical masonry work, we are in the market for a skilled Banker Mason looking for varied and interesting projects. The person we are looking for will have extensive experience in Banker Masonry, be a self starter able to work under own steam and also as part of […]

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