We’re a family business and for three generations we’ve looked after hundreds of historic buildings right cross the UK. Over the years, we’ve taken on talented, passionate craftspeople and conservationists who bring traditional skills and exceptional workmanship to our projects.

Everyone who works for us is a highly qualified, professionally trained holder of the English Heritage-approved Construction Skills Certification Scheme card. Many are following in the footsteps of their own parents, taking up heritage tools and skills to help us preserve some of our country’s finest listed buildings.

The Bonser's Team (left to right) Paul Dooley, Alan Haggerty, Ginette Bradbury, Amy Smith, Richard Hill, Jo Bonser,

Vicky Combellack, Gail Haggerty, Remi Sturtivant and Wayne Sturman.                 

Jo Bonser

Managing Director

As a third generation Bonser, Jo has been a part of the company since 1994 and has played a key part in the company's growth, helping to take it to the premier restoration company it currently is.

Her drive and passion for our historic built environment is the cornerstone of our business ensuring the highest standards are maintained for both the buildings we are fortunate enough to work on and in her direct relationships with our clients.

Richard Hill


Richard has over 27 years' of industry experience, is a qualified bricklayer and holds a Gold Heritage CSCS card together with Level 6 NVQ in Construction Site Management – Conservation.

He’s passionate about historic buildings and his responsibilities include the
planning and facilitation of all major restoration projects. His role is pivotal in ensuring
Bonsers' high standards of delivery and best conservation practices are continually met.


Alan Haggerty

Contracts Manager

Alan joined Bonsers in 2013 and has over 20 years' knowledge of construction management processes, this knowledge has been developed by managing contacts from the conception through to the completion, with many of these being multi-million pound and multi trade projects and framework agreements.

Alan's role within Bonsers is to schedule and coordinate our contracts and processes from the initial order to the completion handover, ensuring that they are completed on time, within budget and ensuring that our high standards of quality and delivery are maintained.

Ginette Bradbury

Office Manager

Ginette joined Bonsers in September 2012 and has over 30 years' experience of working in an office environment, with 15 years as an Office Manager.

Ginette is experienced in providing full secretarial, administrative and office management support to her colleagues. Her role at Bonsers is to oversee all administrative work and to ensure it is managed competently and in accordance with the company's changing priorities and deadlines.

Gail Haggerty

Estimating Co-ordinator

Gail joined Bonsers in May 2015 and has over 9 years' experience of working in an office environment with over 20 years within a customer service enviroment.

Gail's role at Bonsers is within our estimating department as the Estimating Co-ordinator, dealing with the day-to-day enquires. Gail is our clients' first port of call in the estimating process and she liaises with both the client and the estimator keeping them both up to date with the relevant informaion.

Paul Thorneycroft

Consultant Project Manager

Paul has been part of the Bonsers team since 2012, he is a manager with extensive strategic project and operational management experience within the infrastructure and human resources sector.

Paul possesses excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills, the ability to influence decisions and to develop positive relationships both internally and externally. Paul enjoys being part of, as well as managing, motivating, training and developing, a successful and productive team and thrives in new and challenging working environments. Prior to joining Bonsers, Paul served with the Royal Engineers for over twenty years, with human resources and infrastructure experience in locations as diverse as the South Pole and the Middle East.