Lime Merchants

Many mainstream builders merchants will have some products that are 'sustainable'. FSC timber is available from large well known retailers, but specialist sustainable products are more difficult to locate. Lime is one of these, as we are not talking about hydrating lime here, but lime putty and hydraulic limes. Much time and energy can be saved by using specialist centres. The following organisations state that they will be able to provide products and services for sustainable building in S Wales.

Structure of information is:

  • Organisation
  • Address
  • Telephone number
  • Email
  • Fax number
  • Personal contact
  • Website
  • Description of services / sustainable development credentials * written by the individual companies

Lime Firms Ltd
Corgam Farm
SA48 8QR
01974 821624
Tim Strang

Lime Firms supply heritage and ecological building materials and paints including pre-mixed lime mortars/plasters, limewash, hydraulic limes, lime plasters based upon recycled glass instead of sand. They also supply internal and external ecological paints and finishes, sheeps wool and hemp insulation wood fibre insulating building-board/render carrier boards. Lime Firms is the authorised importer in the UK for Millcell foamed recycled glass insulating aggregate, and other materials for lime concrete floors - pumice and expanded clay aggregates. Lime Firms Ltd is the authorised main distributor for Wales for St Astier lime products - the most commonly specified lime in Europe. St Astier produce a wide range of lime-based renders and plasters for the heritage as well as the eco-build sector.

Rounded Developments Enterprises Ltd
Eco Home Centre
63 Clive Road
Peter Draper

Rounded Developments Enterprises runs a Sustainable Building Centre dedicated to making sustainable building products available to all in the SE Wales region. We stock a large range of products including water & energy saving devices, natural paints, books & steel guttering.

Ty Mawr Lime Ltd
Ty Mawr
01874 658249
01874 658502
Joyce Morgan-Jervis

Manufacturers and suppliers of traditional and ecological building materials and paints including pre-mixed lime mortars/plasters, limewash, hydraulic limes, glaster (a lime plaster blended with recycled glass instead of sand), laths, internal/external ecological paints/finishes, sheepswool insulation and building boards. Specialists in limecrete floors - an environmentally-friendly alternative to concrete. We also run a full range of introductory and specialist courses, accredited by the University of Wales, Lampeter. Courses include Lime In Building, Lime Plastering, Traditional and Ecological Paints and Finishes, Caring for Old Houses, Specifying Lime, Earth Construction and Thatching.

Vale Lime Products

Cwrt Newydd
Vale of Glamorgan
CF71 7HE
01446 775240
07702150138 - Martyn

Martyn Watts-Jones is a traditional builder who specialises in the restoration of older properties and also supplies reclaimed architectural goods.


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