Project Description

Stone columns repair, London. Ealing luxury flats example

Stone column repaired by London Stone Masonry
Pictured: A stone column repaired by London Stonemasonry

London Stonemasonry were asked to investigate damage and degradation to the stone facade of a luxury flats building in Ealing, by the head of the residents association. The client was concerned that crumbling Bath stone columns would eventually lead to the structural failure of the building’s entrance portico.

We inspected the site and prepared a report of recommendations that was sent to the association.

We were then employed to undertake urgent repairs to the stone columns of the portico.

The damaged sections of the columns were cut back to solid stone, then we built up and shaped layers of mortar repairs to form the detailed sections seen in the pictures on this page. Several applications of the colour-matched mortar, along with further shaping and rubbing-back, enhanced the appearance of the columns.

Our masons’ expert mortar repairs protect the columns from further damage, and prolong column lifespan, without the need for extensive, expensive, structural replacement and construction work.

Stone column repair. Before and after photo

Stone column before repairStone column after repair

More photos from the stone columns repair project, showing work-in-progress

Preparing a stone column for repair
Stone cut back preparation
Stone column mortar repair in progress
Mortar repair to stone column
Repaired stone column, London

Project summary

London Stonemasonry repaired and enhanced crumbling stone columns with expert mortar repairs. No need for expensive structural replacement works. Luxury flats building in Ealing, London. W5 postcode district.

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