- Shepton Mallet
- Member since Nov 2014
- 29 feedback comments, 100% positive
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Personable, experienced stonemason working to a high standard; able to undertake hard landscaping. Walls in a variety of styles and of various composition; terrace and step work. Each project is treated as my very own. Hard-working, efficient, and conscientious; my projects are organised and completed properly. Good communication skills derived from an earlier commercial career.
Sole Operator, 40 + years' span of experience with stonework and hard landscaping.
Project planning with efficient execution is a critical component of my work.
My positive feedback ratings derive from many of the following projects:
Most recent experience:
- Restoration of moat walls at Noah's Ark Zoo, south Bristol.
- Boundary wall restoration; also ha-ha + bridge rebuild at Wraxall Court
- Several varied projects in Bath covering wall/pillar restoration; terracing and paving
- Extensive stonework/patio/rendering/new planters, Chew Magna
- Rebuilding of boundary walls for separate properties in Bristol
- Restoration of extensive stone boundary walls, Blagdon (2) & Clevedon Court
- major landscaping works to 3 sides of historic property
- patio build, Bristol
- new stone pillars for electronic gates
- re-profiling a 'ha-ha' fronting an imposing Georgian mansion overlooking Bristol
- construction of new white lias boundary wall, Radstock
- Cladding garage gable-end with 'red-rock ledger stone
- New boundary wall in red sandstone ' random style' at Oake nr Taunton,
- Wall restoration in grounds of Harptree Court venue for West Country-filmed Bake Off (2 series) , Chew Valley
- Rebuild of lias stone wall separating two substantial Victorian semis in Taunton -
- Constructing patio of 30 sq metres in Frome fringed with natural stone walling to rear bank as well as stonework to front of patio plinth above lawn...slabs of Indian sandstone ( 5 sizes) laid 'random repeating' .
- Rebuild of stone wall damaged by vehicle impact at Tickenham, owners highly pleased.
- Rebuilding ancient wall in danger of collapse in Chew Valley...owners delighted with workmanship and result..
- Restoration of stonework in ancient walled-garden..
- Constructing natural stone-faced walls to retain series of tiered ponds in grounds of substantial house
- Cobbling large driveway to correct levels and falls / drainage etc
- Creation of garden patios of varying scale/finish to owners' complete satisfaction
- All preparatory work & laying of artificial grass
- Restoration of wooden fencing using recycled deck-boards
Earlier successful career in commerce; good interpersonal skills; conscientious and hard working.
'Qualifications' and experience derive from 'time served' beginning in the 1970s working for my father who was an exacting, demanding, and multi-skilled builder with an excellent reputation for his high standards and work ethic in the locale.
Each job is treated as if it is my very own. I project manage efficiently and involve customers whenever key decisions are to be made; laying out the various pros and cons of the available options.
Achieving and even exceeding Client expectations is key to my job satisfaction.
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