Founded over 130 years ago, Bakers of Danbury enjoy a reputation for providing high quality craftsmanship. We benefit from a team of experienced stonemasons, carpenters, joiners and other tradesmen, some of whom have worked up through our apprenticeship scheme.

Having long been associated with many of our regions' fine historic and listed buildings, churches and monuments including St Paul's Cathedral; our projects also encompass new builds and refurbishment in the educational, commercial, housing and health sectors. We also have a specialist insurance repairs division that works closely with leading insurance companies, specialist loss adjusters and engineers to repair structural faults in buildings.

As a principal contractor our projects benefit from our in-house stone masonry and joinery workshops which offer specialist stone cleaning and stone carving, woodcarving and architectural timberwork as well as full design/manufacture service of bespoke joinery and furniture.

Our projects have recently won the following prestigious awards:

  • RICS National Award 2017 for Building Conservation Highly Commended (restoration of a redundant church Quay Place, Ipswich)
  • RICS East of England 2017 award for Building Conservation (restoration of a redundant church Quay Place, Ipswich)
  • RIBA National award 2017 (conservation works to St Albans Abbey)
  • RIBA East 2017 award for Conservation (conservation works to St Albans Abbey)
  • RIBA East 2017 award (conservation works to St Albans Abbey)
  • Civic Trust 2018 AABC Conservation award (restoration of a redundant church Quay Place, Ipswich)
  • Civic Trust 2018 Commendation (conservation and alteration works to the Charterhouse, London)
  • Diocese of Chelmsford, Design Awards 2017 Highly Commended (development and restoration St Catherine's Church, East Tilbury)
  • Diocese of Chelmsford, Design Awards 2017 Commended (construction of a new annexe at Newland, St Lawrence)
  • St Pauls Church

    Churches & Ancient

    We specialise in every aspect of works, including stone masonry, brickwork, carpentry, joinery, decorating, tiling, slating, leadwork and other sheet metal roof finishes. Our directly employed workforce includes stonemasons, bricklayers, plasterers, carpenters and joiners and is regularly supplemented with specialist sub-contractors.



    We carry out a diverse range of building works on listed buildings across the residential, commercial and healthcare sectors. The Company as a whole is often recommended by the Local Authority Conservation Officers and English Heritage for works to heritage properties within our geographical area.

    Kitchen refurbishment

    New builds &

    We have extensive experience of new build and refurbishment projects for both public and private sector clients. As principal contractor, our projects include the new construction and refurbishment of schools, churches, hospitals, residential dwellings and commercial properties such as factories and veterinary clinics.