As a regional contractor, Read care about the history and heritage of the region, working with specifiers, designers, manufacturers and subcontractors to ensure that important structure and historic features are maintained or enhanced in the delivery of our works.

Read manage sensitive projects with care and consideration to ensure the heritage of yesterday is preserved and protected for the future.

Our fair and respectful company ethos aligns with the requirements of heritage projects to plan and manage works with sympathy towards the archaeological, architectural or historic importance of buildings, structures and sites. Having refurbished, restored and extended historic and listed buildings throughout the region, Read have an existing established supply chain of local skilled heritage craftsmen. Our teams experience and expertise in planning and communication between interested stakeholders, including CADW / English Heritage, archaeological trusts, and others ensures effective liaison throughout the construction process, assuring our clients of high quality, compliant delivery.


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"Working with Read's managers and craftsmen who understood the problems associated with heritage works and proved capable of completing the works to a very high standard made a refreshing change."

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