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About Us

Our Team

We are a family run business, established for over 20 years! Our managing director has over 25 years experience, starting as a surveyor with the company, following completion of a university Degree in Construction Management.  

Our contracts manager has over 30 years experience with the company and our 3 surveying staff have a combined experience of over 70 years!  

Over 50% of our current staff have been employed by the company for over 20 years!  

We consider ourselves as one, if not the, most experienced contractors in our field in the North of England.

All our supervising technicians have formal NVQ qualifications in their specialist fields and hold CSCS cards. 

Our Surveyors are formally qualified in the identification of dampness, timber infestation and have a wealth of experience in building defect diagnosis.

Our office staff are friendly and helpful and are fully trained to help with your queries.  

And as full members of the Property Care Association (PCA), and the Wall Tie Installers Federation you can rely on our expertise, as well as having the peace of mind of a long term guarantee.

The BAR Preservation Guarantee

All timber repairs, timber treatment, damp proofing and basement waterproofing undertaken by BAR Preservation are covered by long term guarantees; we will also give you the option to be covered by independent insurance guarantees.

The Property Care Association

This association was formed to keep the 'cowboys' out of the specialist building industry. They lay down strict codes of practice to which member companies must conform. They also regularly inspect works on site to ensure member companies comply with the highest standards. For more info click here!

BAR Preservation is a full member of the Property Care Association (PCA).

Membership of the Property Care Association gives BAR Preservation the opportunity to provide long term insurance backed guarantees issued by Quality Assured National Warranties (QANW).

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Customer Care

Here at Bar Preservation we take customer care very seriously. We will endeavour to provide an efficient and friendly office service, along with site personnel who are fully trained to deal with your needs in a well mannered fashion and will provide a professional and courteous service. We monitor our customer care performance by issuing questionnaires to our clients. We have countless testimonials which can be viewed online, some of which can be found on Which Trusted Traders and Google reviews. Testimonials are also available to view in our office, so why not call in for a chat and a brew!


Where we cannot resolve any complaints using our own complaints procedure, as a Which? Trusted trader we use Dispute Resolution Ombudsman for dispute resolution. In the unlikely event of a complaint arising and you wish to refer the complaint to them please contact 0333 241 3209 or via their website here.

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