We work primarily across London and the South-East with stone, stucco, brick and all related materials on projects from heritage restoration and conservation to cutting-edge new build.
As specialists, we operate as both a main contractor and subcontractor, depending upon the project. Either way, we are always looking for like-minded skilled individuals and teams with whom we can build long-term working relationships.
If, therefore, you can offer highly skilled and quality craftsmanship in one or more of the following, please get in touch…


  • Brickwork
    • Repair
    • Replacement of standard, gauged and moulded special bricks
    • Colour toning
    • Soot washing
  • Pointing
    • Traditional, gauged and artisan pointing to old and/or new buildings
  • Rendering
    • Repair, restoration and replacement, especially large scale
      (We are approved Parex renderers)
  • Restoration
    • All aspects of restoration involving stone and related materials, especially for heritage and listed buildings
    • Stucco
    • Repair, replacement and installation
  • Architectural terracotta and faience
    • Repair, replacement and installation
  • Conservation
    • Including consolidation, shelter coating and lime washing
  • Concrete
    • Cleaning
    • Repair works using recognised materials: Fosroc, Ronacrete etc.
  • Internal Ceramic Tiling
    • Marble, granite, natural stone and man-made composites e.g. Silestone
  • Masonry
    • Repair, restoration and replacement
    • Limestone, sandstone…
    • Pre-cast and reconstituted stone
  • Non-invasive Stone Cleaning
    • Including Nebulous Water Sprays; Chemical Cleaning Agents; Chemical Paint Stripping;
      Poultices; JOS (TORC), DOFF, ThermaTech, IBIX and Restorative Techniques
  • Stone Cladding
    • Installation of structural and non-structural natural stone cladding


Many of our projects require the involvement of other specialist crafts, enabling us to offer an all-inclusive service. These include:

  • Bench and site joiners
  • Heritage glaziers and restorers
  • Lead workers
  • Traditional roofers

If you would like to work with us, please contact us as described below.


  • Fair, competitive rates
  • Clear, detailed briefs
  • Professional support and supervision including help with Health & Safety compliance and DBS applications if required
  • Prompt valuation and invoice processing
  • Prompt payment according to contract
  • Early opportunities to quote for work from our growing order book

And Prelude Stone is, of course, a committed Equal Opportunities Employer.


Mutual respect may be a bit old fashioned, but it’s always worked for us and if that’s how you like to work too and have the necessary skills, we want to hear from you. To avoid wasting your time, we suggest following these four steps:

Step 1

First of all, make sure you want to work with us! Click HERE to see our Subcontractors’ Due Diligence Form – we do expect everyone with whom we work to confirm and demonstrate their commitment to high standards of service, quality, professionalism and safety. If you’re happy with what we require go to…

Step 2

…Click HERE to email Ann Purt our Health & Safety and Due Diligence Co-Ordinator (ann@preludestone.co.uk ) with your contact details and a brief outline of what you or your business does

Step 3

One of our Team will call you for a quick chat and a chance for you to ask any questions you may have. Then,
we both would like to take it further…

Step 4

…Download, print, complete and return our Subcontractors’ Due Diligence Form HERE.

We will acknowledge your application on receipt and be back in touch as soon as it has been checked – this generally take 2-3 weeks.