Across Glasgow and Edinburgh, with the large number of historic buildings that fall into Grade A (Category A) Listing, the building repairs and maintenance that they require should only ever be dealt with by trained and certified professionals.

We are Balmore Specialist Contracts. A professional Rope Access, Roofing and Building Maintenance Contractor that has been working on historic building maintenance and restorations for over 35 years.

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Our team of restoration experts are fully trained, qualified and certified to offer you the very best in professional building restoration and repairs.

We utilise the latest in roofing equipment from aerial drones for roof survey and inspections to ‘at height’ specialist equipment so that we can access and repair all areas of a building, regardless of how difficult they are to access.

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Grade A Listed Building Roofing Services

We undertake all aspects of Grade A Listed Building roofing work, from slate roof repairs to fitting new roofing that matches the orignal property. We also work of flat roofing with a team of fully qualified and experienced roofers fitted with Rope Access equipment so that we can access any and all roofing locations – ideal for historic buildings in Glasgow & Edinburgh such as Church spires.

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Grade A Listed Building Maintenance Services

The famous Scottish weather and general wear and tear that comes with these historic buildings means that they can suffer from weather and storm damage, traffic pollution and vibration wear along with general neglect and rising damp. Unless dealt with quickly, these issues can go from minor headaches into something much worse.

As specialist contractors, our staff are skilled craftsmen – they have worked on all sorts of roof repair, restoration and maintenance on churches, cathedrals, town halls and monuments.

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From stonework repairs on residential buildings in the West End of Glasgow to decorative leadwork repairs on office buildings in the City Centre of Edinburgh, we cover all types of restoration and repairs on Grade A listed buildings in and around the central belt of Scotland.

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Our work covers both external and internal services

Blonde and Red Sandstone

The vast majority of historic buildings in Glasgow are made from either blonde or red sandstone. From the impressive sandstone homes and historic churches to tenement blocks and other large scale historic buildings; we can provide stonework repairs, stonework restoration and stonework cleaning that will work with the balance of the property.

Rope Access Team

So many of these Grade A listed buildings include difficult access requirements. From complicated multi angled roofing to narrow, high buildings with limited space for scaffolding. At Balmore, we have a full time Rope Access Team that can reach the unreachable to conduct any and all building repairs, roofing and cleaning work.

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Anything from Churches to Cathedrals and Town Halls with their beautiful stonework can be revived with our restoration skills.  We can work on sandstone buildings and tenement flats that cover so much of the city.

We undertake all manner of restoration on old historic buildings including:

  • Historic Building Roofing
  • Stonework Repair
  • Stonework Cleaning
  • Graffiti Removal
  • Paint Removal
  • Preservation
  • Restoration and Reconstruction
  • Fire Damage Restoration
  • Algae / Fungi / Moss Removal and Treatment
  • Gutter Cleaning
  • Gutter Repairs

We are committed preservationists and our work ensures historical roofs and buildings flourish and are looked after for the benefit of future generations.

Find out more

If you would like to know more about the Grade A Listed Building work that we can offer, please contact our Glasgow Head Office by calling 0141 944 6100 or by emailing

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