The Cornish Lime Company is a dedicated manufacturer of lime based products
such as high calcium mature lime putty, guaranteed at least four months old,
lime mortars, lime plasters and lime washes. All of these products are manufactured
here in Cornwall using high quality Derbyshire limestone.
Cornish Lime is a founding member of the Ionic Group who consist of three
strong independent specialist building suppliers. Whilst all three companies
operate autonomously, collaboratively the group offers competitive pricing and
exceptional technical support for our customers around the country.
Please use our contact form to
request a copy of the Ionic brochure.
Our most recent development has been Hempsulate; a lightweight
insulating render made from hemp and our own lime as the binder along with other
natural additions to improve the materials’ performance. This material
has successfully been used in several projects and has steadily growing customer
base. (See Ready Lime Mixed Mortars)
We are the South West regional 'distributor' for the St.Astier range of pure
natural hydraulic limes and associated products. St.Astier is the market leader
in the UK, long renowned for quality and performance having been in continuous
production since 1851 with technical support unparalleled anywhere in the world.
Another product of great interest is Prompt a completely natural and incredibly
fast setting cement (controllable from just ninety seconds). Regular customers
for this remarkable material refer to it as an essential tool. More information.
Cornish Lime are also distributors for the Beeck range of mineral silicate
paints offering a range of truly breathable paints available in over 300 colours.
Beeck have been manufacturing mineral paints since the late 1890’s and
their reputation for quality is second to none. The product range is unsurpassed
in terms of durability, vapour permeability, light fastness and the paints are
suitable for historic and contemporary buildings.
Beeck also manufacture the environmentally friendly Aglaia range of natural
paints, wood stains, waxes and oils. Aglaia products can quality match any of
the contemporary, chemically modified decoration products available today.
See the Breathable Paint page.
Cornish Lime have always recognised the importance of the role of sand in
a lime mortar or render. The assortment of sands we carry is almost certainly
the largest available in the South West with over 500 tonnes available for immediate
delivery. A natural development of the sand range is an even more comprehensive
range of decorative aggregates and coloured chippings with stocks again in excess
of 500 tonnes.
View our range of Coloured and Blended Sands and Readymixed Coloured Mortars
Also available from stock is a range of associated products for use in building
conservation such as wooden lath, animal hair, cob blocks, stone dusts, pozzolans,
wooden slate pegs and lime washes. We also stock a wide range of obscure often
hard to get specialist tools associated with building conservation. (See Miscellaneous Building Products.)
Cornish Lime is proud to offer first rate assistance in selecting suitable
materials and supporting those products with in-depth technical information where
necessary. It is this kind of service that has placed us in the vanguard of conservation
With a reputable trade background in the care and repair of old buildings
and a comprehensive understanding of historic building fabric, our knowledge
base is practical and one that we strive to develop for the benefit of our customers.
The Cornish Lime Company hope that our web site will be of assistance to you
and that it reflects the level of commitment we have towards a full and proper
understanding of the subject matter.
Should you require any further information please do not hesitate to Contact Us.