Richard Staniforth Professional Member of the Dry Stone Walling Association
Caerphilly mountain – Wenallt – disused entrance transformed – dry stone using existing stone – lime mortared entry on the road – just waiting new gates…
Cathays, Cardiff – rebuilt whole wall using a lime mortar, reclaimed stone & paving from RP Williams, Pencoed – Private Garden (its an inflatable dinghy stored in the next door garden!)
A Cathedral Road garden. Another repair in a day restoring an existing wall with new coping.
Llandaff North repaired garden wall using existing stone, Llandaff style, using a lime mortar.
Hamilton Street garden wall made good using existing and new stone from RP Williams.
Playing away in Gloucestershire repairing a Cotswold wall brought down in the storms.
20 metre dividing wall between two properties in Plasturton Gardens replacing a lap fence.
Retaining Wall repair above the road to Maesteg with an enthusiastic helper!
Splott – Central Cardiff – Transforming a back yard and lean-to garage to a walled garden with a raised pond and arboured seat ready to be lawned.
A lovely job – building a new end of garden wall high up in the Heads of the Valleys.
Dyrham Park National Trust, Sandy Lane external wall around the deer park. An extensive repair completed by my Monday team includes a small return to protect the root system of this beautiful ancient oak. Capping stones required to finish!
An afternoon repair – 100 year old garden wall in Cardiff using original stone ‘Amazing, thanks – Great Job’ – (Private client) John, Pontcanna
Phase 2 Cwm Ogwr Forest wall – 100 metres repaired spring and summer 2019
Central Cardiff traditional garden wall rebuilt with bespoke finish for each side
Rebuilt garden wall in Pontcanna, Cardiff, using conservation standard black lime mortar
End-garden, secure 1.2m dry stone retaining wall Llanisien, Cardiff ‘Thanks so much for the quality work that you did. We appreciate the fact that you did more than just the dry stone element’ (Private client – Lynn)
Beautiful mosses and lichens everywhere – wonderful clean atmosphere but so damp…
A good days work – another 4 metres – look for the sawn-off branch
Llanisien a traditional garden stone wall – a pre Xmas project before the guests arrived!
‘We were absolutely delighted with the work carried out by Richard. He worked methodically and thoroughly and our garden was transformed. The dry stone wall looks so much better than wood fencing or concrete walls!’ (Private clients Elisabeth and Roger – 2019)
Cwmogwr Forest phase II north – first 10m including a ‘smoot’. ‘Excellent work – very happy’ – owner John Williams
Restoring forest walls in the Ogmore Valley – copes to follow