Building Preservation Specialists

For Over 40 Years
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We are dedicated to preserving and retaining our historic buildings, ensuring they remain safe, functional and beautiful for generations to come.

We do not build or construct anything; instead, we maintain, repair, and preserve historic fabric, which may still be a part of a building's original design, or  may have been added later as it evolved over time.

We invite you to learn more about our heritage service and how we can aid in the preservation of your historic property.

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We understand that even the most well built structures can experience issues over time.

We offer a comprehensive remedial service to assist you with problems that might emerge. Our surveys and remedial work protect homes and some of our greatest investments from unwarranted decay that can damages the structure and its environment. 

Learn more about our remedial services and how we can help safeguard your property for the future.

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Wessex Heritage & Remedial Ltd

We are a 3rd generation family business formerly known and trading as K.T. Preservation, but we have since refreshed our stance in the industry to better reflect our teams passion for protecting your greatest investment and also preserving and maintaining architecture and history.

As a company it is important for us to create a solution and resolve our clients needs, whether it is temporary or permanent, but also for us to repair the decay and damage that our precious structures face whilst continually evolving and refining our practises and techniques in line with our deep respect for heritage and tradition. 

We have humbly served the south of England and its building stock for over 40 years and in this time we have been contracted to work in most forms of construction found in Britain - ranging from all polite and vernacular architecture, farm buildings, townhouses, military installations, modern and contemporary new builds, industrial units to single-fronted cottages, and so as a result of this accumulated experience in these numerous buildings and their fabric, we remain seasoned experts in all aspects of investigation and remedial work - but there must always be more to uncover and challenge us!

Our Services

Building Preservation

Building preservation is the process of protecting and maintaining historic or culturally significant buildings, structures. Our team has the expertise required to investigate, evaluate, and identify the type of building and the problem so the appropriate methods and materials are applied to carefully preserve the building.

  • Detailed surveys to evaluate the building elements & composition to offer the best solutions.
  • Remedial or repair works to address any issues.
  • Consultation with regards to conservation in protecting architectural significance.
  • We deliver high-quality, cost effective solutions no matter the size of your project.
  • We provide the option for an insurance backed guarantee on related works.

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Damp Proofing

Dampness is one of the most common problems in historic buildings, and can have serious consequences including structural damage, and be a contributing factor to health problems if left untreated. Our team have the expertise to identify dampness issues and provide effective solutions to ensure the building is protected.

  • Damp survey to identify the type and extent if the issue
  • Installation of damp proof course to prevent rising damp
  • Removal and replacement of damp or damaged plaster
  • Installation and repair of damp proofing membranes to manage water ingress

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Timber Treatment

Timber treatment involves identifying and addressing issues with the timber in the building, such as decay, insect infestations and other forms of damage. Timber treatment is an essential component of building preservation, and our experts take pride and care to ensure timber structures are protected and preserved for years to come.

  • Timber decay diagnosis and inspection to identify the cause
  • Timber treatment and repair to protect from decay
  • Timber fire retardant treatment.

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Water ingress can cause problems including dampness, rot and decay. If left untreated this can damage the buildings structure and integrity. We have over 20 years experience working with and installing  structural waterproofing designs and products. From the initial survey through to the design and installation we can provide the best waterproofing solution and service for your project below ground.

  • Inspection survey above and below ground to identify waterproofing issues.
  • Structural waterproofing and application of coatings and membranes.
  • Installation and repair of drainage systems to manage water ingress.
  • Ongoing routine maintenance of drainage channels and the pumps.

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