About Us

Skill Stone Ltd, established in 1999 and operating as a limited company since 2006, is a leading provider of comprehensive and restoration solutions for historical and contemporary structures. Under the adept leadership of founder and managing director Chris Williamson, who brings 30 years of experience in skilled trades, Skill Stone has built a strong reputation for delivering the highest levels of quality and services to its esteemed clientele.

Operating from its well established headquarters in Leicestershire, Skill Stone boasts a dedicated team of professionals committed to excellence, efficiency and customer satisfaction. The company specialise in a range of services, including historical and contemporary conservation and restoration for grade listed buildings, brick replacement and repairs, cleaning solutions utilising cutting edge systems such as the DOFF & TORC, concrete testing and repairs, graffiti removal and profile moulding.

Skill Stone prides itself on its ethical and practical approach to project execution, ensuring that all work is carried out to the highest standards while preserving the historical and aesthetic context of each structure. Our expertise lies in maintaining the original integrity of buildings by utilising salvaged and reclaimed materials, replicating historical mortars, and carefully matching historical features during the restoration process.

With a commitment to continuous improvement, Skill Stone regularly reviews its practices, stays abreast of the latest academic and scientific advancements in the field, and collaborates closely with clients to ensure the highest level of satisfaction. Our portfolio includes a diverse range of successful projects and we have built lasting relationships with several organisations, reaffirming our position as an industry leader in conservation and restoration services. For all conservation and restoration needs, Skill Stone stands as a trusted partner, offering unparalleled expertise and a steadfast commitment to preserving the architectural heritage of each project we undertake.

Client Testimonials

Skill-Stone Ltd is a standout provider in conservation and restoration. With 30 years of expertise under founder Chris Williamson, they excel in historical and contemporary projects. Operating from Leicestershire, their dedicated team ensures excellence in services, including grade-listed building restoration, brick replacement, and cutting-edge cleaning solutions. Skill-Stone’s ethical approach, use of reclaimed materials, and commitment to client satisfaction make them a trusted partner. They stand as industry leaders, preserving architectural heritage with unparalleled expertise.

James Vernon Director – jj scaffolding

Skill Stone Ltd, guided by Chris Williamson’s leadership, is renowned for its unparalleled quality in conservation and restoration. With three decades of expertise, their dedicated team in Leicestershire excels in precise historic building restoration and cutting-edge cleaning solutions. Recognised as industry leaders, Skill Stone consistently delivers work that preserves and elevates architectural heritage, earning them a distinguished reputation for excellence


John Zayya Director- MA Rail /Viking Group

A contractor I know I can rely on and trust. Chris and his team/s have always attended site on time and well equipped. They are polite and always carry out work/s with safety in mind.


Philp Clarke – Leicester City council building inspector

I first used Chris and his company many years ago on the restoration of Leicester station clock tower and general station frontage. Their work was of a very high quality, cleaning and rebuilding handmade terracotta blocks and ornate sections, resulting in Railway Heritage award nominations. Since this job they have gone on to work on numerous rail buildings and platforms, producing the highest quality of work. I can honestly say that they are the best in the country at what they do, and it is always a pleasure to work with them.


Mark Simpson – J Murphy

Highly skilled work force


Phil Daley – Senior construction manager network rail

Our Accreditations


Construction Online Bronze Member


 SafeContractor accreditation

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Construction Online Silver Member

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