01684 561699 or 07342 884598 lgfrench4@gmail.com

Master Craftsmen Builders

Over 15 years specialising in older period properties

About Us

We are a small, established building company based on the outskirts of Malvern. We have been trading in the construction industry and specialising in older period properties for over 15 years.
We undertake various aspects of building work, including timber frame restoration, maintenance and extensions. Working closely with a variety of skilled tradesmen enables us to provide an all round building service for our clients. Our aim is to carry out the work sympathetically to the property and where possible restore them to their original condition.

As a member of the Guild of Master Craftsmen our work has been certified to a high standard. We are delighted to have received two award nominations in 2014 by Building Control for an Award of Excellence. The first award nomination was in April 2014 for the Lilac Cottage project. The second award nomination was in October 2014 and was for the Park House project.

Lee left school in 1986 and served his apprenticeship in brickwork for a Cheltenham based construction firm. On completion of his apprenticeship he was then employed on a country estate where he learned more traditional methods of building work on period properties. He set up Churchill Property Restoration Ltd in 1999.
While the majority of our work is renovation we have also been involved in a number small developments and restoration projects of our own, one of which was Maple House which is used as the backdrop to this website and also featured on Escape to the Country where we received excellent reviews. You can see the full Maple House project in our gallery page.


"Cue M&S food advert music – There are builders........... and then there is Churchill Property Restoration Ltd!! Churchill turn on its head all stereotypes about builders.

They are efficient, PUNCTUAL!!, can work to a time frame and a budget. Where most builders suck their teeth and look blank when a problem arises, Churchill solve the problem and offer creative ideas to get over hurdles while not losing sight of the economics that we all worry about.

We have recently employed Churchill Property Restoration to construct a large two storey extension and connect an existing unused building to the main house. Throughout the process Lee has been there to ‘hold our hand’. To say that they go above and beyond the call of duty is not an exaggeration. We realise now, at the end of the job how difficult it could have been if we had entrusted the work to less capable hands. There are so many decisions and money issues doing a project like this that without trust and faith in the people you are dealing with you could get into so much anguish and grief. What impressed us the most is the attention to detail which is nothing short of fanatic!!

Lee really cares about buildings and their outcomes. The old part of our house was altered to marry in better with the new part, the bricks were matched, the lines are straight, the feel is totally sympathetic. We doubt that anyone else would have taken the care that Lee has to make this house look fabulous.

Lee has his team of Mark (can do everything and solve every problem!) and Terry (can lift anything and dig anywhere!). Together with these two Lee employs only sub contractors who meet his very exacting standards. If they do not perform then they do not last long! We cannot recommend Churchill Property Restoration highly enough and would unhesitatingly use them for any future work."

Allison and Ian Haynes  Park House.

"Lee French and his team are timely and tidy.

Their sympathetic approach to restoration of old buildings is clearly evident. Original features are retained and enhanced wherever possible.

Our ideas and hopes were quickly understood and realized. Lee offered many additional practical suggestions which further improved the finished work, still within budget. Attention to detail is remarkable.

His network of specialist contractors led to total coverage of all skills necessary to complete our renovations."

Mr & Mrs Allen  Lilac Cottage

"We recently had a fire at our house which did considerable damage to the outside of our property. Lee French was recommended to us and we cannot fault the work he has carried out. He was quick to respond to our enquiry, and throughout the work, and we cannot reiterate enough how well he has repaired the damage and managed his team. They have all been incredibly obliging and could not have been more helpful or courteous. Lee & his team went the extra mile without even being asked, are entirely trustworthy and took great care to ensure the small, finishing touches were carried out which we believe many other builders would not have bothered with. We are now in discussion with Lee about another project at home and cannot recommend him highly enough, a truly excellent service."

Jimmy & Rebecca Davies  Tewkesbury

"We moved to Malvern from North Yorkshire last year and bought a lovely house dating back to 1899 that needs some work. Lee has been wonderful, finding solutions to problems where we thought there could be none.

Lee and his team have been fantastic. They are polite, extremely hardworking, and totally professional. Everything has been cleaned up for us afterwards. Nothing has been too much trouble for them.

The work they have done for us has been wonderful, from building a chimney to dealing with awful problems with damp. We have a long list of projects that need doing and feel very fortunate to have found Lee and his team to do the work for us. We would absolutely recommend Churchill Property Restoration."

Mr & Mrs Pollock  Malvern

"Churchill Restoration were recommended for our renovation of Coddington Court mews and annexe. Lee quickly proved himself to be extremely competent, knowledgeable, fast, trustworthy and good natured. He and his team have done a very good job for us and went out of their way to ensure that the finished result surpassed our expectations. We have now invited him to tackle another of our buildings."

Mokshapriya  Coddington