Archive | March, 2014

Jordan Pani – Apprentice Mason at Oxford Lime Mortar

Jordan Pani has recently just completed his apprenticeship as a mason with Oxford Lime Mortar and has now been offered a permanent position with the company! Oxford Lime Mortar specialise in traditional breathable materials and carry out various conservation repairs using lime – including repairs to stonework, brickwork and flint walls as well as plasterwork […]

Ned Floyd – Apprentice Plasterer at Strawhaus Limited

Our apprentice plasterer Ned Floyd is working for a company called strawhaus limited for his placement, which specialises in sustainable building methods. It is a natural building company which uses traditional and breathable materials and it also works on vernacular buildings. For more information on it, please visit the website.   Ned, who is 20, has completed […]

Liam Donaldson – Apprentice Stone Mason at Fringe Workshop

Liam Donaldson was offered a stonemasonry placement with The Fringe Workshop who are based in Derbyshire. He is also learning as he works because he’s attending a stonemasonry course at York College.  Liam said: “I have learned a lot about conservation and the need to preserve what we have for the future generations. I have […]

Peter Crinnion – Apprentice Mason in Caernarfon/Conwy

Meet our apprentice mason Peter Crinnion, who is based in Caernarfon and Conwy with the Cadw Masons! Peter is currently maintaining and reconstructing parts of Conwy Castles’ boundary walls along the seafront. This has certainly brought about some interesting challenges with the recent weather conditions. Peter completed his Level 2 and 3 banker masonry course at […]

Ryan Winters – Multi Skilled Apprentice at Killerton

Multi-skilled Apprentice Ryan Winters is currently in his second year of his apprenticeship on the Killerton Estate in Devon and he is over the moon to be doing it.  It is a case of third time lucky for Ryan as he was made redundant twice from his first two apprenticeship schemes.  Ryan said: “My family […]