Established over 140 years ago, Bakers of Danbury Ltd enjoy a reputation for providing high quality craftsmanship. Having long been associated with many of our regions' fine historic and listed buildings, churches and monuments; our projects also encompass new builds and refurbishment in the educational, commercial, housing and health sectors.

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. We benefit from a team of experienced stonemasons, carpenters, joiners and other tradesmen. The longest serving having worked up through an apprenticeship scheme with Bakers of Danbury has been with us over 35 years!

Bakers of Danbury also have a specialist insurance repairs division, which works closely with leading insurance companies, specialist loss adjusters and engineers to repair structural faults in buildings.

Recent restoration and alteration projects include works to Westminster Abbey, The Charterhouse in London, Westminster Cathedral and St Pauls Cathedral amongst many other projects.

Our projects recently won the following prestigious awards:

  • Diocese of Chelmsford, Design Awards 2019 Highly Commended (re-ordering to St Mary the Virgin, Saffron Walden)
  • The King of Prussia Gold Medal 2018, Highly Commended (structural and restoration works to St Peter and St Paul, Upper Stoke)
  • 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)
  • 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 over past 17 years)
  • RIBA East 2017 award for Conservation (conservation works to St Albans Abbey)
  • RIBA East 2017 award (conservation works to St Albans Abbey)
  • 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

    Bakers of Danbury 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.



    As a principle contractor we cover every aspect of restoration, alterations and extensions to period properties and listed buildings. We pride ourselves on attention to detail and the quality of the works carried out; and as a result are often recommended by the Local Authority Conservation Officers and English Heritage for works to heritage properties.

    Kitchen refurbishment

    New builds &

    Bakers of Danbury has 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.