CHESTER Masonry Construction Ltd is one of the major prize winners in the International Green Apple Awards for 2007 for the Built Environment and Architectural Heritage.
They have won two National Green Plaques – the first in recognition of their conversion and conservation of the 14th century cruck-framed Ty-Coch Barns in Ruthin, the second for the completion of the outstanding restoration project at the Dr Evan Pierce Memorial Gardens in Denbigh.
The trophies were presented by top botanist and TV personality, Professor David Bellamy OBE, at the House of Commons.
The awards are given annually in recognition of building projects that enhance the built environment or protect the UK’s architectural heritage.
Chester Masonry Construction Ltd is one of the UK’s most respected specialist building contractors. The company is accredited in historic building conservation and has worked on some of the country’s most outstanding buildings. The family business’s 65 staff possess a range of traditional and ancient skills including stonemasonry, carpentry, historic plasterwork, leadwork and even a highly skilled stained glass studio.
Their supporters include the Environment Agency, the Charted Institution of Wastes Management, the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health and various other professional bodies.