At Paye, you will work alongside and become part of an exceptional team. If you would like the opportunity to grow your career and find the challenges you are looking for while working on some of the most historic and important buildings and monuments in the UK, get in touch…

Job Vacancies

Location: London
Nov 22

Apprentice Stonemason

We want our Apprentices to learn about the history of the building before taking on supervised practical development underpinned with study at college on a day/block release basis.

You will need a good command of Maths and English and be prepared to take on additional study, some of which may be in your own time. An eagerness to learn both practical and academic skills is essential. You will need good attention to detail.

We will help you obtain your CSCS card and provide structured training to help you develop your skills, knowledge and experience through the work you will do.

This includes:
• Assisting with the restoration of prestigious historic buildings and landmarks.
• Assisting with repairing and restoring buildings and monuments carving or repairing statues or memorials.
• Assisting with making and fitting stonework window frames, archways and ornamental features.
• Assisting with replacing broken or missing masonry units in walls or floors
• Removing vegetation
• Quality control
• Organising materials, plant and resources

You will learn about the many other facets of conservation masonry works, including but not limited to:

• Deep tamping • Grouting • Rebuilding • Galletting • Brickwork repairs • Stone indenting • Stone repairs



We recognise the importance of training and developing a skilled workforce for the future and believe that by investing in apprentices we will continue to be recognised as a company that provides work of the highest quality. We are actively involved in the development and promotion of traditional crafts to ensure that we have a skilled workforce for the next generation as well as under-graduate or degree apprenticeships.

Paye apprenticeships are ideal for those looking to gain on the job experience and our craft apprentices are given the opportunity to develop their stonemasonry skills by working on some of the most prestigious buildings and monuments in the UK.

If you would like more information about our apprenticeships please contact us using the form at the bottom of this page.

Prince Charles meeting Paye apprentices at West Smithfield

Graduate opportunities

Trainees have an important role to play at Paye, both now and in the future. As the company evolves and our Trainees progress through their careers, they are constantly supported and mentored by senior members of Paye, guided to become leaders themselves.
We believe that by investing in the next generation, we will continue to play our intrinsic part as custodians in this country’s historic past. A number of our senior leadership team started their careers at Paye in Graduate roles, so we know how important that first step is, so let us help you...

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Year-Out Placements

A year-out placement with Paye is the ideal place to start.
You will get real hands-on experience, supported and developed through professional mentorship from the best in the industry.
Many of our Senior Leaders started their careers as trainees, giving them a great understanding of the structure your development requires as you benefit from finest technical knowledge in the sector.

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Join us and play a key role in preserving the past,

in the present, for YOUR future



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