Our work speaks for itself
With 40 years experience in historic buildings, monuments and bespoke commissions
R J Smith & Co have considerable expertise and excellent track record in repair and renovation to buildings of significant historic importance.
We are experienced in traditional conservation processes including lime work, lath and plastering, oak and timber repairs and traditional brick, flint and stonework.
We have built large Manor Houses as well as major extensions including Langton House, Alresford (featured in Country Life) and various barn conversions to residential use.
We restore, repair and preserve many unique properties. These have included the Grade II* Listed Stud House - Hampton Court, Grade I Listed Grange Park Opera House and numerous Grade II & II* traditional barns.
We have the skills to create traditional or modern interiors, install home entertainment and audio-visual systems and fit bathrooms and kitchens in a sensitive, cohesive way.
Joinery & Cabinetry
We work closely with specially selected joinery companies blending modern machinery with traditional finishing and polishing techniques maintaining our reputation in high quality kitchens, study panelling, fitted dressing room storage, windows, doors and lanterns.
Home tech & audiovisual
We regularly install advanced electronic systems including, cinema and audio systems, automation controls, security and remote monitoring solutions, portable device connectivity, streaming architecture and advanced WIFI. We have considerable experience installing the latest technology sensitively and discreetly in traditional and modern homes.
Arts & Charity
Projects have included the conversion of the Grade II Listed Officer's Mess at Tedworth House in to a flagship recovery centre for wounded soldiers for Help For Heroes and the conversion of Northington Grange into a Opera Theatre. In addition we have carried out numerous projects for English Heritage, The National Trust and Historic Royal Palaces.
To complement our building work we often work with architects and landscape designers to create ponds and rills, paving and terracing, walled gardens and pergolas even croquet lawns.
Care & maintenance planning
We offer ongoing bespoke maintenance agreements and undertake scheduled maintenance plans to preserve historic buildings for private clients and organisations.
We have considerable experience installing user friendly renewable energy sources such as ground and air source heat pumps, wood-chip boilers, solar panels, biomass boilers, along with green sedum roofs and grey water recycling.
Additional bespoke items
Bespoke installations feature on all our projects. We can provide dedicated installations for disabled members of the family or the public and future proofed dwellings for later years. Car and personnel lifts can be discretely installed along with motorised blinds and AV projectors. Bespoke gyms, spas and steam rooms are often commissioned. Help for Heroes strength and conditioning gym at Tedworth House is an example of this.