Gateshead Building & Maintenance - Home and Business Premises

Gateshead Building Company offering building expertise in:

Brick » Stone » Concrete » Slate » Tiles » Timber » Plaster

Block Paving

Block Paving new driveways, paths and borders

Disabled Access - Wheelchair Access

Changing the slope of paths and drives to remove steps. Enlarging doorways to allow easier wheelchair access

Home Extensions

Add a new garage, build on an existing garage or add morre living space to your property

Gateshead Loft Conversions

Insurance Claims & Storm Damage Repairs

Insurance claims needing building or roof repairs undertaken

Building Work - Gateshead, Sunderland, Newcastle & Durham

Building work undertaken throughout the North East Of England

  • Wheelchair Access

    Disabled Home Improvements

    Building Pathways in concrete & Block Paving paths and drives for homes and businesses in Gateshead with gentle slopes without steps to allow easier wheelchair access.

    Building Alterations for Disabled Access

    Widening internal doorways and altering internal walls to improve room accessibility.

    Wheelchair Garden Access - French Doors - Raised Flower Beds - Wide Paths

    Making it easier to enjoy and maintain planting areas with easy garden access from French Doors onto wide gentle curving pathways around raised flower beds designed to be weeded and maintained from a sitting position

    Disabled Access - Wheelchair Access

    The levels and widths of paths and drives can be altered to allow wheelchair access

  • Block Paving & Raised Beds

    Block Paving - Brick Paving - Driveways & Paths

    Using moulded concrete blocks or kiln-fired clay bricks.

    Flexible Paving or Rigid Paving

    Flexible paving involves laying blocks or bricks on a hardcore-sand bed with sand-filled jointing. It will settle slightly and small areas may need adjusting after a bedding-in period. This generally the cheapest and most popular block or brick paving construction.

    Rigid paving uses a concrete base and mortar joints to create a rigid driveway or path. A concrete base adds to the cost making this form of construction less popular.

    Block Paving Patterns

    The most popular paving patterns are: Herringbone - 45 or 90 Degrees, Stretcher Bond & basketweave

  • Brickwork & Stonework

    Brick Laying - Brick Wall & Brick Building Construction

    All kinds of brickworking projects undertaken

    Garden Walls - Brick, Stone or Pillar Construction

    Decorative garden walls or hybrid low brick with pillars and timber panels

    Divide your garden into a series of outside living "rooms" to create areas for relaxation, entertainment and a children's play area.

    Outside Buildings - Hot-Tub Rooms, Sun Rooms, Dining Areas

    Outside buildings for saunas, steam rooms, spas, hot-tubbing and eating out as well as secure storage.

    Stone Construction

    Building & Renovation using modern or traditional stone construction

  • Wall & Ceiling Plastering


    Plastering and skimming to repair and renovate damaged walls and replace the old horsehair plaster on lath and plaster walls

    Plasterboarding & Constructing New Stud Walls

    Building and boarding new internal walls followed by plaster skimming for a new flat wall ready to decorate.

    Ceilings - Boarding Over Artexed Ceilings

    Renovating old artexed ceilings

    Ceilings - Replacing and Renovating

    Replacing water damaged, sagging or cracked ceilings to as-new condition

  • Roofing - Pitched & Flat Roofs

    Roof Construction - Pitched Tile or Slate Roof

    Roof Construction, Refurbishment or replacement.

    Loft Conversion - Replacing Trussed Rafter Roofs and Beams

    Converting Loft areas with an open constructioon and adding strengthened beamed floors. Complying with National and Local Regulations regarding fire safety and building exit

    Dormer Construction

    Increasing the loft living area with bays and dormer-style windows

    Roof Windows

    Adding windows to slate and tiled roofs

    Flat Roof Construction or Repair

    Re-felting traditional flat roofs or replacing with a new pitched roof.

  • Guttering & Drainage

    New Gutters & Fascias

    New gutters, downcomers and hoppers to collect and channel rainwater

    Collect rainwater to water your garden or channel it to the appropriate drain or soakaway and avoid damp mossy areas to your walls.

    Leaking - Blocked Gutters

    Inspection and renovation of your existing guttering

    Drains - Drainage

    Excavation and installation of new drainage systems

    Collapsed Drains - Leaking Drains

    Renovating old and failing drainage systems

  • Replacement Windows & Doors

    Replacement uPVC Double Glazing

    Modern replacement UPVC Windows

    Replacement uPVC Doors

    High Security UPVC doors and frames fitted

    Hardwood and Treated Softwood Windows & Doors

    If you prefer a more traditional style window and door the choose replacement timber windows that are able to take a modern high U-Value Double or Triple Glazing window panel.

  • Concrete & Screeds

    Concrete Floors

    Excavating and replacing concrete floors

    Concrete Foundations & Shuttering

    Shuttering and pouring concrete foundations for home extensions, conservatories and walls.


    New screeded floors and decorative screeding projects undertaken

  • RePointing

    Brickwork Repointing

    Re-pointing failed mortar and crumbling mortar joints including old lime mortars and modern coloured mortars

    Stonework Repointing

    Masonry repointing service

  • Building & Renovation

    Home and Commercial Building Renovation Projects and Extensions

    Knocking through internal walls


    Fitting New Load Bearing steel beams and pillars

    Building Stud and Blockwork Internal Walls

    Altering building layouts

    Mezzanine Floor Construction

    Increasing workspace by building mezzanine floors within warehouse and factory units

  • Hard Landscaping & Patios

    Hard Landscaping

    Increasing offroad parking space around your home or office


    Building standard or raised patio areas to extend your living space and entertain friends and family.

  • Conservatories & Porches

    Conservatory or Orangery

    Originally designed as a greenhouse extension for growing plants; conservatories and orangeries have rapidly become and economical way to increase the living area of your home.


    Conserve heat, add security and improve the appearance of your home or business entrance with a custom built porch