The team at Dædalus Conservation has more than 25 years experience of managing highly specialist works; carrying out technically demanding restoration and conservation contracts, as well as new build using traditional methods.

The company employs craftsmen skilled in traditional trades and has a network of trusted specialist sub-contractors. Gary Jones, who was previously with the renowned conservation company St Blaise, heads up Dædalus and is joined by another former St Blaise expert Andrew Housley.

Many prestigious projects have benefitted from their wealth of specialist heritage and conservation expertise, in particular the restoration of Windsor Castle. Other important projects include:

  • Plas Mawr for Cadw;
  • The Temples of Concord & Victory and Venus at Stowe Gardens;
  • The National Trust's Scotland Headquarters;
  • The British Museum Great Court Project;
  • Victoria & Albert Museum;
  • St Georges Church, Bloomsbury;
  • Castle Drogo, Devon;
  • St Johns College Chapel, Oxford;
  • Pembroke College Chapel, Cambridge.


Dædalus Conservation believes that the high standard of work it undertakes on behalf of its clients to restore, conserve and repair historic and listed buildings, is a testament to the quality and dedication of its team.