About Us

For the past twenty-five years, DBR has successfully brought together experienced management, technicians and craftspeople to conserve our country’s built heritage.

Our strength comes from combining modern construction philosophy with traditional skills. Now well known for the exemplary workmanship of our in-house craft trades, we are one of the leading conservation specialists in London and the South East of England with a strong and stable financial standing.


DBR‘ consists of four entities: DBR London – our London based operation and head office serving the capital and the home counties, DBR Southern – based in East Sussex serving the southern counties from Kent to Dorset, DBR Leadwork – our traditional roofing company, and DBR Conservation – offering specialist conservation treatment of historic and decorative surfaces.

Collectively, DBR provides its clients with specialist teams and a comprehensive conservation service for the care of historic buildings, churches and scheduled monuments. We employ over one hundred skilled people in the following trades:

~ Stone masons~

~ Mortar specialists~

~Stone cleaners~

~ Conservation bricklayers~

~ Lead workers~

~ Slaters~

~ Tilers~

~ Arts conservators~

~ Decorative artists~

~ Gilders~