Members shown as 'Master' in this list hold the highest level of Certification issued by the Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain.

Professional Members - Master

Isherwood, Peter Master Work Key: D X Y Z
Address: Old Russia Farm, Brandwood Fold, Edgworth, Bolton, Lancashire, BL7 0AJ England
Mobile: 07767 354180
Rhodes, Alan Master Work Key: D Y
Address: Taylors Cottage, Whitworth Square, Whitworth, Lancashire, OL12 8PY England
Tel: 01706 861256
Mobile: 07880 820616
Walker, Peter Master Work Key: A X Y
Address: 1 West View, Meadow Bottom, Todmorden, Lancashire, OL14 8BN England
Tel: 01706 818353
Mobile: 07790 598129
Watson, Carl Master Work Key: D X Y Z
Address: 278 Oldham Road, Grotton, Saddleworth, Lancashire, OL4 5SE England
Tel: 0161 626 0921
Mobile: 07710 730117

Professional Members - Advanced

Cobb, Philip Advanced Work Key: B X Y Z
Address: 23 Rushbed Drive, Reedsholme, Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4 8NQ England
Tel: 01706 222865
Mobile: 07720 784790
Cumberbatch, Tracy Advanced
Address: 41 Crediton Drive, Platt Bridge, Wigan, Lancashire, WN2 5HU England
Tel: 01942 865280
Mobile: 07983 868724
Eckersley, Andrew Advanced
Address: 46 Castle Croft, Harwood, Bolton, Lancashire, BL2 3QT England
Tel: 01204 388535
Mobile: 07471 503326
Hull, Richard Advanced Work Key: D X Y
Address: 24 Lowergate, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 1AD England
Mobile: 07816 194505

Professional Members - Intermediate

Akida, Andre Intermediate Work Key: B X Y
Address: Beacon View, Parbold Hill, Parbold, Wigan, Lancashire, WN8 7TG England
Tel: 01257 434680
Mobile: 07858 680364
Bingley, Carl Intermediate
Address: 8 Hopkins Buildings, Mossley, Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire, OL5 9BE England
Tel: 01457 838441
Mobile: 07912 180006
Carson, Neil Intermediate Work Key: B X Y
Address: 28 Stanley Road, Farington, Leyland, Lancashire, PR25 4RH England
Tel: 01772 423229
Mobile: 07956 110396
Smith, Philip Intermediate Work Key: D X Y Z
Address: 84 Glen Street, Colne, Lancashire, BB8 9ER England
Tel: 01282 789169
Mobile: 07502 080663
Smith, Steven Intermediate Work Key: A X Y
Address: 7 West View, Overtown, Cliviger, Burnley, Lancashire, BB10 4TG England
Tel: 01282 412685
Mobile: 07969 356859

Craftsman Certification

A summary of the four levels of certification is given below.

MASTER CRAFTSMAN CERTIFICATE HOLDERSHave a proven ability to produce quality work to a high standard in a variety of commercial conditions including the construction of a full range of features, eg steps, stiles, sheep holes, pillars, arches, etc.
ADVANCED CERTIFICATE HOLDERSHave a proven ability to build set pieces of work with an emphasis on finish and quality including construction of retaining walls, curves and work on sloping ground.
INTERMEDIATE CERTIFICATE HOLDERSHave demonstrated their ability to construct a sound, free-standing dry stone wall which includes a cheekend.
INITIAL CERTIFICATE HOLDERSHave demonstrated their ability to rebuild gaps in free-standing dry stone walls. This certificate is usually obtained part way through training.

Craftsman Work Key

Where provided, each entry also shows a series of letters describing the location and range of work undertaken, which are as follows

AWorks within approx. 20 miles of base
BWorks within approx. 50 miles of base
CWorks within approx. 100 miles of base
DWorks anywhere
GHolds additional certificate in Galloway Dyking
XUndertakes work suitable for one person
YUndertakes work suitable for two-three people
ZUndertakes large scale work (written confirmation requested by DSWA that min. £2.5m public liability insurance held)

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The Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain (DSWA) is a registered charity, number 289678