On this page you will find descriptions and pictures from
some of the projects we've been involved with through the years.
Please click on the small pictures to view larger versions.
Contact us if you want more information about any of these projects.
Congresbury The conversion of an
approximately 200 year old coachhouse in Congresbury. The conversion
involved removal of existing paint on stone work and repointing with a lime
based mortar. Re-roofed using existing clay pantiles. A steel frame
was built within the structure and was tied together. Traditional Pattress
plates within the floor construction to stabilise the building. All
joinery was bespoke made in solid European oak which was also used for
floors. Wet room ensuite bathrooms where fitted with underfloor heating
and high quality fittings. Kitchen area was was bespoke painted joinery
with a glass worktop with underfloor heating.
Shake log store The construction of a timber
framed log store with Canadian cedar shakes/shingles to external walls and
roof. Copper guttering and downpipes where fitted to enhance the
appearance of the building.
Entrance gates restoration
Victorian Lantern The
construction involved reinstating a Victorian Lantern that once would have
stood in place. The material used was upvc to minimise maintenance with new
lead gulleys made all around perimeters.
Leadwork Lees Builders offer a bespoke leadwork service. Tim Lees is a qualified leadwork specialist
with many years experience in the building sector. We carry out work on new
builds as well as restoration projects on listed buildings. Below you will
see examples of leadwork carried out by Lees Builders. Please click on a
small picture to view a larger version.
Building A new build consisting of local quarried natural stone walls
with purpose made stone cills. A traditional oak frame was constructed,
reclaimed clay tiles were used on the roof to match existing buildings. The
internal frame was sand blasted, whilst the external sides were cladded in
solid oak and double glazed with argon gas filled units.
Keynsham Single storey extension to the rear and side with a natural stone
Nailsea Two-storey extension using matching bricks and reclaimed tiles to match
Extensive decoration and sash window refurbishment to a listed building
The extensive renovation and refurbishment of an occupied residential home
Dismantle and rebuild Gable ends and stone front bays
Reshaping roof structure with steel portal frames
Re-cover roof with traditional slates
Lead work bays dormers gutters valleys and chimney flashing
Long Ashton Triple garage with ancillary accommodation in the roof space.
Traditional render finish. Roof finished with clay plain tiles:
Portishead Vertical Hardwood cladding with a render spar finish:
New house built using reclaimed stone to retain the
original look of the street: With sliding UPVC sash windows and a cedar wood garage door:
A unique garden barbeque room using natural stone
work, oak posts with oak beams:
Clay roofing tiles with copper guttering. The barbeque has a cone shaped
design with a bespoke racking and oven doors. The hard landscaping is
natural slates imported from China.
Alteration to kitchen room, also adding a first floor balcony:
Total refurbishment of a country property. Also adding an extension
with balcony roof terrace:
First floor bedroom with en suite and dressing room: Extension with English oak principle trussed roof and traditionally
Porch extension using oak timbers, reclaimed bricks, clay roofing
tiles and internal structure alterations:
Single storey extension with matching roof tiles and
Single garage to side of property, with pitched roof
and matching brickwork:
New double garage built with cavity walls,
roof and face brickwork:
Brickwork kitchen extension:
A selection of kitchen installations:
New bathroom in Victorian home:
Bespoke bar using reclaimed material:
Roofing work pitching a terrace of houses with flat
A selection of fireplace surrounds for gas, wood and coal burning:
Brick chimney and fireplace:
Victorian ceiling refurbishment using ornamental ceiling rose and
Avoncrop industrial unit:
Velux windows fitted into redwood shingled roof:
Floor tiling to a Victorian pathway:
Refurbishment of a 18th century town
house retaining original