Canghennau Gogledd a De Cymru
North and South Wales Branches
Dry Stone Walling Association - Wales

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

Adcock, Sean Master Work Key: D Z
Address: 2 Bryn Eithin, Waen, Penisarwaen, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 3PW Wales
Tel: 01286 871275
Mobile: 07767 898080
Website: www.dry-stone.co.uk
Horne, Paul Master Work Key: D X Y Z
Address: Flat 6, The Mews, Upper Frog Street, Tenby, Pembrokeshire, SA70 7JD Wales
Tel: 01834 844945
Mobile: 07855 445586
Jones, Alan Master Work Key: D X Y Z
Address: Tyddyn Bach, Llangernyw, Abergele, Clwyd, LL22 8RA Wales
Tel: 01745 860200
Mobile: 07974 592575

Professional Members - Advanced

Hodges, Chris Advanced Work Key: B X Y Z
Address: 35 Coalway Road, Coleford, Gloucestershire, GL16 7HQ England
Tel: 01594 833784
Website: www.drystonewaller.co.uk
Jenkins, Ceri Advanced Work Key: D X Y Z
Address: t/a Jed Stonework, 25 Alltwen Hill, Alltwen, Pontardawe, Swansea, SA8 3AB Wales
Mobile: 07984 514601
Jones, Richard Advanced
Address: Countryside Skills, 13 Maes Meugan, Llanrhydd, Ruthin, Clwyd, LL15 1YH Wales
Tel: 01824 703523
Mobile: 07971 174335
Malcolmson, James Advanced
Address: 56D Brecon Road, Abergavenny, Gwent, NP7 7RB Wales
Tel: 01873 855997
Spiers, Nigel Advanced
Address: 38 Darren View, Crickhowell, Powys, NP8 1DS Wales
Tel: 01873 810544
Mobile: 07790 443740
Young, Kenneth Advanced Work Key: D X Y Z
Address: Caewern, Cwmalsie Lane, Pontllanfraith, Blackwood, Gwent, NP12 2LX Wales
Tel: 01495 226276
Mobile: 07968 733694

Professional Members - Intermediate

Brown, Colin Intermediate Work Key: B X Y
Address: Tan-y-Clogwyn, Fairy Glen Road, Dwygyfylchi, Gwynedd, LL34 6YU Wales
Tel: 01492 623441
Mobile: 07738 853794
Website: www.ffrancon.co.uk
Dowman, Richard Intermediate Work Key: D X Y
Address: 2 Leaton Corner Cottages, Bomere Heath, Shrewsbury, SY4 3BA Wales
Mobile: 07881 154 7729
Mead, Terence Intermediate Work Key: B X Y
Address: 5 Princes Street, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, NP7 5BL Wales
Tel: 01873 737500
Mobile: 07932 808690
Moore, Jonathan Intermediate Work Key: D X Y Z
Address: Tyn Lon, Llechwedd, Conwy, LL32 8LJ Wales
Tel: 01492 576952
Mobile: 07857 000064
O'Neill, Dermot Intermediate Work Key: D X Z
Address: 4 Hillsborough Terrace, Upper Corris, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9RG Wales
Tel: 01654 761553
Small, Toby Intermediate
Address: 17 Llys Pencrug, Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire, SA19 6RX Wales
Tel: 01558 823828
Mobile: 07854 997511
Smith, Andrew Intermediate Work Key: B X
Address: Hillcrest, Felinfach, Brecon, Powys, LD3 0UE Wales
Tel: 01874 611836
Mobile: 07807 776220

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)