What Gerard Offers
  • Workshop Courses
    Both academic & practical

    Gerard offers bespoke courses in his own workshop for selected and established craftspeople, dedicated to the acquisition of historical knowledge and traditional skills.

  • Lectures
    Multiple award winning talks given worldwide

    Covering topics within historic brickwork repair & conservation Gerard lectures for many clients including, English Heritage, CITB, Historic Royal Palaces and many other institutions ranging from heritage bodies to local history groups.

  • Consultancys
    for Historic, Decorative, Post-war Modern and New Build Brickwork

    Site visits, reports and specifications for all aspects of brickwork including specialist pointing, jointing, re-pointing, craftsmanship, failure, repair, restoration, conservation, cleaning methods & more

  • Other Services
    Carving, Author & Television Presenter, Expert Witness & Product Elevation,

    Gerard also provides a bespoke carving service, is a prolific technical author, a natural presenter, experienced in, and can offer expert witness services, to legal practices and provides independent product evaluation for a range of companies with products aligned to the building craft.

Providing a truly unique

Bespoke Service


Gerard offers bespoke training in his traditional practical learning sessions.


Teaching lost and revived knowledge to craftsmen and academics.


Offering a truly personal experience in groups of all sizes.

Providing extensive training programmes

for clients such as, The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, National Heritage Training Group, Weald and Downland Open Air Museum, National Trust, English Heritage. Also site specific training of craftspeople, such as gauged brickwork, for the restoration of the Queen Anne Summer House, Old Warden Bedfordshire, Simpson Conservation.