Tim has over 30 years' experience of historic building conservation, restoration and high-end new build. He started his career in Scotland where he trained as a stonemason. He subsequently managed several castle restorations in Perthshire and Fife. Tim specialises in ecclesiastical, high-end heritage works and the refurbishment of traditional buildings. Tim also brings over 17 years in strategy planning and business development. He is a pro-active manager and skilful communicator with excellent practical knowledge of the work he oversees.
Angie is a founding director of Pear Tree Conservation. As well as driving the direction of the company and leading the senior management team, Angie is actively involved in site visits to meet potential new customers and evaluate their projects and also developing on-going working relationships with our customers. Prior to founding Pear Tree Conservation, Angie gained over 25 years Board level experience with various organisations, ranging from large IT companies to small independent consultancies. Angie has a first-class honours degree in geology and chemistry which gives her an understanding of the science underpinning much of our work.
Curtis has been working within construction for over 15 years. As a young apprentice he gained a level 2 city and guilds accreditation in brickwork. He has continued to hone his skill levels over the years and has established a reputation for quality and accuracy. He brings a drive and energy to our team from his time working in the commercial sector. For the past three years he has been building and conserving stonework to further extend his skillset. More recently Curtis has been overseeing some of the projects he’s involved with.
Tom began his career in groundworks, installing eco irrigation systems. He then progressed into the more traditional landscape specialties, and built up a reputation building natural stone walling, laying flagstones and constructing bespoke timber features. He has now adapted these skills to move into traditional conservation work and, alongside our stonemasons, shows an aptitude and understanding of the craftsmanship required to preserve our natural heritage. Tom brings an intelligence and a thoughtfulness to our projects which is appreciated by all those who he works with.
Tim studied stonemasonry at the internationally renowned Weymouth college from 1990 to 1992. He was awarded a distinction and a merit respectively at City and Guilds in advanced masonry practices and building studies. He was employed at Wells Cathedral Stonemasons from 1994 – 2004, working on many high-profile projects including Blenheim Palace, Wells Cathedral central tower and Bramshill House. Since then, he has continued his work on the restoration and conservation of historic buildings and monuments. Tim has worked as Senior Conservationist with us at Pear Tree Conservation for several years, and brings extensive experience, skill and gravitas to every project he is involved with.
Jed began his career working for his father’s groundworks business. Jed then worked for an experienced plasterer with a preference for working with traditional lime plaster and lime render products. After gaining several years’ experience in these traditional techniques and materials, Jed started his own traditional plastering business where he has worked on many projects from modern bespoke buildings to 13th century cob cottages. With Angie and his father, Jed founded Pear Tree Conservation. In the past 12 months, Jed has expanded his skill set by gaining qualifications in operating a range of groundworks machinery. Jed is also qualified to operate our IMER Crawler Access Platform (spider lift).