Collins Brickwork & Builders
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Brick up garage window Bricklaying
Terry has done an excellent job of removing the window, bricking up the opening and rendering to match the rest of the wall. But more than that he was careful to discuss the options for the job and worked over several days to do each stage of the the job to schedule without rushing in order to let the mortar dry - all through the worst weather for years! And he was the cheapest bid! I would have no hesitation in hiring him again.
nigelw_85 - 16th Feb, 2018 Positive feedback
Some repointing and insertion of 1-2 helibars Bricklaying
I was having real difficulties finding a builder who'd take on the small job that needed doing. However, Terry responded first and phoned; then he turned up when he said he would, and completed the work on the agreed day. He explained how the treatment my bricks needed worked, and then worked to the professional standards he'd been telling me about. (He also put a patch on a brick that had got bashed by the local youth for me. Now it looks just like the other bricks and won't be of further interest to the little horrors.)
The quoted price was exactly within the range suggested by the surveyor, which was reassuring.
Definitely recommend Collins Brickwork highly, I shall be back to Terry soon to get the side of my house sorted. Thanks Terry!
mrs_p_60 - 27th Oct, 2017 Positive feedback
Very happy with the work completed by Terry Collins. All the works seems to be of a high standard of craftmanship. He was cheerful and happy to explan what he was doing. Happy to recomend them.
a_chaplin - 11th Oct, 2017 Positive feedback
Repair of brickwork Bricklaying
Good quality work and friendly service.
james_a_26 - 11th Oct, 2017 Positive feedback
repair to garden wall Bricklaying
Terry quoted and completed the job quickly. He did a good job and the wall looks fine.
user_1f3y - 3rd Oct, 2017 Positive feedback
Complete and cap old wall Bricklaying
ivoryglobe2 - 7th Sep, 2017 Waiting for feedback
blockwork for single storey extension Bricklaying
Terry completed blockwork for my single storey extension which I am very pleased with he battled the rain and storms and still got it done in the time he said in the beginning. reasonably priced and very clean and tidy workmanship, very friendly.
wouldn't hesitate to use again!
kanedurrant - 12th Aug, 2017 Positive feedback
External garage door renovation / french drain Bricklaying
Terry was excellent, a lovely fella, tidy and helpful and his his work was to a really good standard, we are really pleased. I wouldn't hestitate to recommend him
user_1twj - 8th Aug, 2017 Positive feedback
Replace a collapsed boundary wall. Bricklaying
Terry promptly visited us and gave a reasonable quote. The day before the job he knocked down the remaining wall and cleared up all the bricks and rubble. He rebuilt the wall to an extremely high standard of workmanship. The wall looks several times better than the original one. He also cleared up after himself, leaving the place spotless.
Terry is a pleasant, very friendly, honest and hardworking man. I am glad I found Terry via ‘My Builder’. I will definitely hire him again and highly recommend him for any type of building work as he is extremely talented and knowledgeable.
ravi_535 - 2nd Jul, 2017 Positive feedback
GARAGE WALL AND SIDE WALL TO,BE,BUILT Bricklaying
I have been extremely pleased that I hired Terry Collins to rebuild my garage wall,which was falling into my next door neighbour's garden,due to a previously bad D.I.Y. job. Terry had to knock down an existing wall,which was falling down,and put up fencing all round my garden,also.Terry,and his mate Bruce,arrived every day on time,they just got on with the job,they didn't keep stopping for tea.Terry is an excellent bricklayer,and he is very skilled at his job.He cleared up after himself at the end of each day.I found Terry,and Bruce,to be very cheerful and amiable,also very honest,trustworthy and reliable.
I have absolutely no hesitation in recommending Terry Collins,he is an excellent,multi-skilled tradesman.
You just could not go wrong,if you hired Terry Collins,I feel so lucky in finding him on "My Builder".He has very good communication skills,and will be very fair and honest, at all times.Terry is a very likeable,pleasant,hard working,and trustworthy man.
beannie50 - 10th Jun, 2017 Positive feedback
removal of window Bricklaying
glj_36 - 28th Feb, 2017 Waiting for feedback
Lintel over an existing door Conversions - General
Excellent work and service from Terry, very fair in price and neat and tidy.. will definitely use him and his colleagues again
rebecca_777 - 4th Feb, 2017 Positive feedback
Extension brickwork Bricklaying
Terry did a great job in difficult conditions. He had the knowledge and experience to overcome all the problems that my job threw at him.
steve_m_64 - 3rd Aug, 2016 Positive feedback
Brick & block laying. Bricklaying
Terry has set out and built our extension brick work and blockwork to a high standard, he has been very reliable throughout, always being on site as arranged, and has a wealth of building experience to call on and will suggest ways to save money where possible, so I can easily recommend his services to the mybuilder community.
dhammo14 - 31st May, 2016 Positive feedback
Remove/replace ceiling tiles garage & carport Garages & Sheds
Very happy with the result, would definitely recommend Terry, who completed the work to high standards and at a reasonable price. Trustworthy and professional.
joanna_801 - 25th May, 2016 Positive feedback
Re-build front garden wall Bricklaying
Terry has done a great job of re-building our front garden wall, we're very happy with his work.
He came out promptly to give us a quote, which we received by email in writing. When we decided to extend the scope of the work to having the standalone pier re-built and having a tile creasing course, he responded to emails promptly and gave us a revised quote.
He wasn't quite the cheapest quote we had but there wasn't much in it - one person told us we couldn't have a creasing course on a 4" wall, so I can only assume Terry has built ours out of scotch mist. ;)
Within a week of accepting the job he and a labourer turned up to demolish the existing wall, with all waste carted away and the site left clean and tidy. He returned the following week to build the wall.
Terry arrived promptly each morning and got straight on with work, was polite and friendly and cleared up after himself at the end of each day. The end result looks great.
It seems I may have started a trend down our way of having old, dilapidated walls being rebuilt because he had three enquiries while he was here from neighbours. I can happily recommend him.
lukeredpath - 4th May, 2016 Positive feedback
Installation of a door in side wall of a garage. Conversions - General
heathview_54 - 29th Apr, 2016 Waiting for feedback
Small extension Bricklaying
john_vauxhall - 12th Apr, 2016 Waiting for feedback
Front garden brick fence gate post repair Bricklaying
Quick and professional service.
The job done with the minimal interference for the habitants.
Very pleased with the the result.
dmytro_25 - 30th Mar, 2016 Positive feedback
Polestar colchester Bricklaying
business_designs - 18th Feb, 2016 Waiting for feedback
Block built interior office Extensions
Excellent interior block office built and would be happy to recommend or use again.
bubble_51 - 15th Feb, 2016 Positive feedback
Pointing beneath ground floor bay window. Bricklaying
All good. Thanks. Use you again.
expat_phil - 19th Dec, 2015 Positive feedback
Front wall Bricklaying
Terry was most helpful with suggestions on the best way forward to repair my wall.
The end result has drawn lots of favourable comments from visitors.
I would not hesitate to use Collinsbrickwork in the future.
pryland - 15th Dec, 2015 Positive feedback
Brick Wall Repair Bricklaying
Terry is very friendly and reliable. He was able to help out and short notice and always completed what he said he would.
aapm-ltd - 18th Aug, 2015 Positive feedback
move kitchen door Bricklaying
Brilliant guy, knowledgeable and helpful.Job completed to high standard, on time,cleaned up too! Worked really hard on our project and is already hired by us again for our next phase. Highly recommended.
johnbaines40 - 7th Aug, 2015 Positive feedback
Garage floor repair or to be relaid Garages & Sheds
Terry arrived on the day we agreed and I was really impressed by how hard he worked. The price he quoted was the price charged. I would certainly consider Terry for any other building jobs which I need to have done in the future.
kcs153 - 19th Jun, 2015 Positive feedback
Terry did an excellent job and he was able to do the work for us at short notice. His brick laying was of a high standard and looks great and his price was fair. Would definitely recommend and use him again!
louise_489 - 18th Apr, 2015 Positive feedback
Rebuild garden wall Bricklaying
cblack_95 - 5th Mar, 2015 Waiting for feedback
Insulation of a bedroom wall with Celotex. Plastering
Job completed on time, all as promised. The room has become warmer, but ideally I should leave another comment a year on to appreciate the full impact of the insulation.
mrs_selensky - 21st Nov, 2014 Positive feedback
Brickwork in Holland on Sea Bricklaying
excellent workmanship, would not hesitate to use again.
rob_366 - 13th Oct, 2014 Positive feedback
concrete slab Groundwork & Foundations
Very pleased, job quickly completed & tidied up afterwards
nigelrr - 7th Oct, 2014 Positive feedback
2 rooms plaster re-skim Plastering
ginaemsims - 9th Sep, 2014 Waiting for feedback
Create new entrance to a garage Conversions - General
Terry completed the job to a good standard and I am pleased with the outcome. I would recommend him and certainly call upon his services again in the future.
colchesterman - 25th Mar, 2014 Positive feedback
repointing for penetrating damp Bricklaying
rankin_leigh - 12th Feb, 2014 Waiting for feedback
lounge ceiling Plastering
Many thanks for a job well done. I was worried the work would drag on and be very dirty, but thanks to Paul things went very smoothly, right from visiting to price the job up, to completing the work, all done and dusted within 3 weeks. Very efficient and friendly service, once again many thanks.
jaytea - 14th Aug, 2013 Positive feedback
Concrete Base for Garden Building 16ftx10ft Groundwork & Foundations
Excellent job.I thoroughly recommend Terry
Work completed exactly to specification and some extra finishing touches all within the quoted price
Site kept neat and tidy during and upon completion of work
Will certainly be contacting again for some further planned work
stowhome1 - 7th Aug, 2013 Positive feedback
bigdave952 - 25th Jul, 2013 Waiting for feedback
Really great work, nice prices, easy to do business with. Have booked Terry to do more work and will use in the future. Nice and tidy too!
paulacochrane - 16th Mar, 2013 Positive feedback
Leaking Flat Roof Roofing
We hired Collins for our roof repairs. They did the job OK but if you use these guys beware as they want immediate payment. This is a problem if you are a commercial company and before we knew it we had and extra £60 in court costs added to our bill without them even chasing payment. Do not hire if you are company as these people are not set up for pay on invoice.
uzzy - 13th Feb, 2013 Neutral feedback
Collins Brickwork & Builders's reply:
are terms are on our invoices , payment within 30 days for account customers 7 days non account customers. we don't do 60 days at all.
Blocked toilet Plumbing
chickybow - 3rd Jan, 2013 Waiting for feedback
Excellent work, cleaned up well, arrived as arranged, polite, explained what they were doing and stuck to estimate. We would certainly use them again.
rosalyngreen - 31st Jul, 2012 Positive feedback
Front Garden Wall Bricklaying
ezzgut - 26th Jul, 2012 Waiting for feedback
breaking up concrete hard standing Demolition & Clearing
Great job - good price
caroline1972 - 16th Apr, 2012 Positive feedback
Reinforce roof support and install firewall in loft Carpentry & Joinery
sanpawabas - 21st Sep, 2011 Waiting for feedback
garden wall Bricklaying
quick, good quote. done job when he said, good quality. would use again
nicholas1 - 15th May, 2011 Positive feedback
paul_651 - 2nd May, 2011 Waiting for feedback
Called back when a message was left and called around for quoting when he said he would. Arrived on time and got on with the job.
Good quality work at a reasonable price- well pleased would definately hire Terry again.
mike_717 - 20th Apr, 2011 Positive feedback
open up a fireplace in chimney Bricklaying
Very pleased with work carried out. did exactly as agreed, clean and tidy, on time, polite and hard working. will be using again in the future.
woobiscas - 17th Apr, 2011 Positive feedback
replace manhole cover Driveways
Don’t hesitate about hiring Terry, I am very pleased with the work
he did for me, it was well done and professional.
He also left the place nice and tidy.
Restores faith that there are still decent tradesmen out there!
leisten - 28th Mar, 2011 Positive feedback
brick garage wall crack + new roof Garages & Sheds
supastu69 - 17th Mar, 2011 Positive feedback
BUILDER??need to have a load bearing wall knock down. Conversions - General
they did a good job , fast and clean , a big chuck of the celing fall down and they have to replaster half of the ceiling, so all together we paid them £1500. But we are very happy with the job, and i will recommend terry and his team to anyone. thank you very much!! Job well done!!. Isis
roque - 10th Jan, 2011 Positive feedback
No problems with work done. Would recommend and use again.
denholm - 16th Oct, 2010 Positive feedback
Concrete Base and Laying armoured cable Groundwork & Foundations
Great job done by Terry
peterjosse - 5th Sep, 2010 Positive feedback
Removal of unused chimney/stack. Chimneys & Fireplaces
beenway - 4th Sep, 2010 Waiting for feedback
Dig out and replace concrete floor in bathroom Groundwork & Foundations
Terry and his team were prompt, professional and efficient. Would recommend.
emmacatty - 13th Jul, 2010 Positive feedback
Rendering outside of single garage. Plastering
john_rawson - 13th Jul, 2010 Waiting for feedback
Terry is a great guy,
he came round and give us a quote cheaper than the rest.
his quote included some extra bits and pieceis that other tradesmen didnt.
we arranged a start date.
he arrived on time, and cracked on with the job, left him the door keys and went off to work.
when we came back, we couldnt believe that the work had been carried out, the place was spotless.
upon investigation of the work, he has ovioulsy taken time and care to do a great job, blending in the bricks to match, perfecting the finnish to match the wall, and securing the window and door,
he also has reinforced the door so it opens and closes like a dream, gave advice on window sills, and plastered to a high standard.
to be honest, for the price given, i expected it to be to a lower standard than it was, i expected to have to clean up and tidy it up myself, but i cant find a single flaw in this guy.
i will definetly be using him again.
warren_78 - 26th May, 2010 Positive feedback
Bricklayer urgent Bricklaying
Terry and paul are fantastic bricklayers the job has been carried out to a high standard and myself and my client are very pleased
I would definatly use terry again on future projects and can highly recomend him as a reliable and experienced bricklayer
thankyou KNH Carpentry and Building Services
knhcarpentry - 20th May, 2010 Positive feedback
remove chimney breast in living room Chimneys & Fireplaces
happy with work carried out no hidden costs,would recommend if you would like a professional job .very trust worthy terry had the keys for my house for 1week whilst i was away thanks again terry regards ray
charlie177 - 30th Mar, 2010 Positive feedback
Brick Layer Bricklaying
Terry completed the work to a high standard for a fair price. Friendly and helpful, Im very pleased with the work done and would be happy to recommend him to others.
monkeygirl - 29th Mar, 2010 Positive feedback
small extention for shower and toilet Extensions
He and his team did a first class job.clean and tidy working,will use them again.
kathybob - 5th Feb, 2010 Positive feedback
Blocking up small window Bricklaying
Great job!!!! Very happy with the workmanship and time scale. Very helpful and was happy to work around my work commitments and parking issues! I would definitely recommmend Terry to anyone. Thanks
liam4330 - 30th Jan, 2010 Positive feedback
Small Wall Needed Bricklaying
Fast, efficient and a no nonsense approach to the job.
Explained exactly what was required when he came to quote, provided a number of options/solutions to choose from, turned up on time on the day, and (equally importantly) no hidden extras or unexplained increases to the agreed price.
Very obviously a professional in his field and someone others should seriously consider using.
gordag - 25th Jan, 2010 Positive feedback
Kitchen floor preparation Groundwork & Foundations
Work completed quickly, efficiently and well. I would happily use Terry again.
aylett - 22nd Jan, 2010 Positive feedback
Cincrete base for a 10 x 20ft workshop. Groundwork & Foundations
Terry was punctual and did what was agreed. You cant ask for more than that.
Thanks Terry would use again...
ingram424 - 18th Jan, 2010 Positive feedback
Door - brick work required Bricklaying
Would highly recommend. Arrived on time, left area clean and tidy. Very honest builder
michellewright - 16th Oct, 2009 Positive feedback
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