Leslie Cornell Building Restoration Ltd provide solutions for the limitation of damp in old and historic walls in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly.  One of these areas maybe a Land Drainage System/French Drain.

The installation of land drains at the base of all external walls has three main functions:

  • Rainwater run-off from the wall itself will naturally find its way down to the drainage trench.

Land Drainage in Cornwall

  • All rainwater from the roof, via gutters and downpipes, will go into the drainage pipe.

Land Drainage in Cornwall

  • Any water at ground level will find its way into the trench before reaching the base of the wall.  Capillary movement of water to the wall base would be negligible.

Land Drainage in Cornwall

All land drainage pipes should run to a suitably distanced soak away area.

If you would like to talk to us about our Land Drainage Services in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly, please Contact Us.

For more information about the terminology used within this website, please have a look at our Glossary.

If you have any questions about Historic Building Restoration in Cornwall, please visit our FAQ page.

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Leslie Cornell
Unit 13/14 St Austell Bay Business Park
Par Moor Road
St Austell
PL25 3RF

Tel: 01726 337577

Email: cornellcob@outlook.com