Brickwork and Blockwork
Upton Builders are specialists in all types of brickwork, bricklaying and blockwork. Our team are highly experienced in constructing entire building shells for clients from architect designs. Over the years we have provided bricklayers, block layers and labour for clients on large-scale commercial projects including schools, hotels, hospitals and industrial units.
The Project Managers at Upton Builders ensure that all projects, from start to finish, have been completed within the programmes provided and with total customer satisfaction.
Cotswold stone is a stunning yellow Oolitic Jurassic Limestone, a classic choice for prestigious commercial buildings in the Cotswolds. This stone is a beautifully, distinguishing characteristic of the Cotswold region in England. Ideally suited for a range of commercial properties, from bed and breakfasts, spa hotels to restaurants and high-class workplaces.
For commercial premises this stone blends seamlessly into natural landscapes, while still upholding a contemporary appearance that can be matched with either traditional or modern finishes.
Cotswold stone can be supplied either cut top and bottom or locally dressed and laid coursed or random by our stonemasons using lime sand and cement mortar.
Upton Builders are proud to have dedicated years to learning and executing the craft of handling and shaping natural stone to achieve a perfect finish.
Dry Stone Wall
Drystone walling is a hugely popular choice for commercial properties across Gloucestershire. It consists of natural stone individually shaped by our masons to produce a natural stone wall of outstanding beauty.
Choosing Drystone walling for your commercial project will produce a beautiful, durable and long-lasting structure to work in harmony with the surroundings.
Upton Builders are experts in this traditional craft and can provide a range of stone from local quarries in the Cotswolds. Our team can work on commercial projects of any scale.
Our team of craftsmen can create stunning, bespoke feature stonework for your commercial project. This can include feature walls or outdoor steps for garden areas of the property, made with beautiful natural stone.
We can also build unique water features, completely to client specifications. Our feature stonework also covers superb flagstone patios and paving. Giving you beautiful finishing touches to enhance the natural surroundings of the building.
Ashlar is a lightly coloured, finely cut stone that is characterised by its smooth, even faces and square edges. It is mainly used for feature work on stone-built properties, such as:
- Stone quoins
- Mullion windows
- Stone label moulds
- Stone lintols
- Stone cills
- Coping stones
Ashlar stone can be laid horizontal, with blocks laid in parallel or at random to create discontinuous vertical and horizontal joints. They can also be left rough and unpolished or polished and rendered decoratively to meet the requirements of the client’s design.
Upton Builders can provide a range of Ashlar stone from local quarries in the Cotswolds, perfect for your commercial project.