Elder Hall
"Every person in our team embodies this shared love for heritage"

Our team at HSR offer a diverse mix of skills combined with a passion for the craft of building conservation. Our ongoing investment in finding smarter ways to restore heritage buildings is what drives us forward.

HSR staff believe there’s nothing as fulfilling as restoring the beauty of an old building, contributing to work that will be seen by many in years to come.





Keith McAllister has over 30 years of experience in stone conservation and restoration. He studied in the UK in Architectural Stonemasonry and Building Conservation, has managed his own UK based companies and lectured in Stonemasonry at City of Bath College before emigrating to Australia in 1997. He has demonstrated a commitment to the restoration and conservation of historic and ecclesiastical buildings in the UK, Europe and Australia, focusing on efficient and professional service. He has provided advice and assistance to government and professional organisations on conservation procedures and methods.

He is a member of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) and Committee member of the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB).

Martyn Lambourne studied Architectural Stonemasonry including conservation and restoration in the UK, working on many flagship projects, including five years on the fire damage restoration to Windsor Castle and four years on Chichester Cathedral.

After migrating to Australia, he worked as Contracts Manager for the Sydney Town Hall Clock Tower Restoration and Project Manager for the Parliament Building in Wellington NZ.

Mark Whitcher studied Architectural Stonemasonry including Conservation and Restoration in the UK, gaining over 30 years’ experience in the industry. During this time, he project managed some of the UK’s most iconic landmarks and historic buildings, including the Houses of Parliament, The National Art Gallery and the Foreign Office.

Mark moved to Australia in 2003 and began employment with HSR (Aust) Group, bringing with him a wealth of experience and knowledge. He is the company’s Project Manager, and as such, oversees the general daily on-site operations.


Zoe McAllister graduated from UniSA in 2016,  she has been heavily involved in providing services in Public Relations, Marketing and Event Management to various organisations. Zoe has now decided to further her education in the construction industry and has joined HSR in a role as Office Manager and Business Development.


Daniel Wise studied as a Banker & Fixer Stonemason at the City of Bath College UK achieving City & Guilds in Stonemasonry. Over the last 20 years he has worked on many iconic buildings in the UK such as Warwick Castle, Polesworth Abbey and Barrels Hall.

After Immigrating to Australia in 2009, Daniel joined HSR and has since worked on the Old Parliament House, Victoria Square Redevelopment and the iconic Adelaide Central Markets facades.


Darren Lucas has over 25 years’ experience in the construction industry as a carpenter and supervisor working on builds in the residential, commercial, and industrial sectors. Darren has a reputation for ensuring that all site works are  delivered to an exacting standard, having worked on important public projects including Flemington Racecourse, Museums Victoria, and the Queen Victoria Building in Melbourne City.

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