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Bringing the best in construction and joinery services across cumbria and beyond.

Welcome to Shire Homes, acclaimed building contractor and joiners operating across Cumbria and beyond. Offering the best in construction and joinery, we are the quality master builders in the Lake District.

In all our carpentry and building construction, quality is the hallmark, superb results standard.

We truly care, are passionate about our work and proud of an outstanding reputation.

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100 percent satisfaction

Whether working on a stately home, caravan decking, or any of our wide-ranging commissions, jobs are completed to outstanding standards by dedicated experts.

With our highly skilled specialist team, we are the Cumbrian building and joinery contractor that goes above and beyond on every single job. That means we can guarantee 100 percent satisfaction – every time.

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Attention to detail

Wherever we work and whatever we do, attention to detail is paramount.

We work closely with our customers, listening, advising and following instructions every step of the way to deliver the highest quality.

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Building Services

We undertake all joinery and building services across Cumbria, combining traditional techniques and skills with the latest technology and methods.

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Joinery Services

Shire Homes has extensive experience and its renowned Lake District joinery service is second to none.

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Period Renovation

Shire Homes’ great attention to detail comes to the forefront in its historic building restoration and house renovation.

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Conservation Services

We go back to traditional natural lime mortar, which has been used in construction for centuries, for our historic building renovation.

Discover Our Building And Joinery Projects

Grade II listed Cross Brow had been converted into two apartments when Shire Homes was asked to restore this classic Lake District property.

A classic case study where an old cottage and attached barn bore no resemblance to their long-obliterated origins, Shire Homes spearheaded the total transformation.

In just seven months, Shire Homes took an average house in the Eden Valley and built three separate extensions, making it twice the original size.

Excellent Five Star Rating

Clients love working with us and are consistently delighted with our results.

Their approval and acclaim make every minute of even the hardest and most challenging projects worthwhile.

We are truly local, love living and working in the area we serve and respect all aspects of the countryside, villages and towns where we have the pleasure to work.

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Shire homes quickly stripped out the previous decades worth of bodged building works thereby uncovering yet more horrors. The roof required a fair proportion of new timbers and slates as well as all four chimney stacks dropping and rebuilding. Most of the original wooden window frames required new timber inserting into the old and some […]

Proudly serving cumbria and beyond

Wherever we work and whatever we do, attention to detail is paramount.

We work closely with our customers, listening, advising and following instructions every step of the way to deliver the highest quality.

“We wake up in the morning thinking about these wonderful jobs. We’ll have dreamed about what we’re doing and it’s constantly on our minds from start to finish.” said Shire Homes’ director and master builder, Mike Parsley.