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- 8 reviews • 100% positive rating
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Sandown Masonry Ltd is a small, family run business who offer a comprehensive range of general building services, providing a professional yet personal service on projects of all sizes; from a garden wall to a self build or extension, you can expect the same level of commitment, service & quality.
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About Sandown Masonry
Josh is an apprentice-served, City & Guilds Advanced Craft qualified bricklayer with experience in and around the construction industry that spans some 27 years. With a construction background that includes work on domestic & commercial property as well as teaching brickwork and general construction at higher and secondary levels, he is well placed to offer advice and support on projects of all sizes. Having also worked within the prison service for a number years, you can rest assured that your project is in safe and secure hands.
Julie is a degree-qualified, NEBOSH-trained engineer, whose day job as a Project Engineer for a major supplier of HVAC equipment to the oil & gas industry is put to good use, supporting Josh with technical and administrative support. Her organisation and communication skills are readily used to offer practical support and advice to clients. With earlier career highlights including an apprenticeship as a draftsman, this also enables us to offer a design and drafting service in support of planning & building regulation submissions.
Using the combined skills of both Josh and Julie, Sandown Masonry Ltd are well placed to offer a wide range of brickwork and general construction services on projects up to £250,000 in value. We take a great deal of pride in offering a high quality end product in order to build an excellent reputation. Using our own skills and only those of other, carefully selected sub-contract tradesman, we insist on work of a consistently high standard and aim to provide a thorough and personal service.
Personal qualifications include:
City & Guilds Craft and Adanced Craft (Brickwork)
CITB Skills Test (Pass)
City & Guilds Introduction to Learning and Certificate in Further Education Training
Registered CITB Trowel Skills Assessor
CITB Management Training Part 1
BEng (Hons) Manufacturing Systems Engineering
NEBOSH General Certificate in Health & Safety
Other trades used carry appropriate qualifications and accreditations, e.g. Part P (electrical), Gas Safe (plumbing & heating)
House improvements Restoration & Refurbishment
Julie and Josh did a fantastic job with all our improvements. They made us feel very confident in their abilities from day 1 and did not disappoint. They sorted out everything we needed and the job was done on time, to an exceptional standard. Plus points for us were the continual updates we got on progress in the form of clear emails with pictures as we were not on site this was fantastic. Excellent management of building control process.Josh is an extremely tidy builder leaving the work area safe and tidy at the end of every day. We're really happy with the work and would happily recommended them and employ them again.
katechappell - 24th Jun, 2014 Positive review
Retro-fit cavity tray above skylight Bricklaying
Josh and Julie did a very good job addressing an unusual problem. I was particularly impressed that they didn't claim to know the solution immediately; rather, Josh took the time to think about what the problem could be and didn't jump to conclusions.
Josh and Julie worked very well together and accomplished the repairs very efficiently and tidily. We were very happy overall with the service and would be happy to commission Sandown again, and recommend them to others.
homeowner - 3rd Mar, 2014 Positive review
Remove dividing wall to create open plan kitchen Conversions - General
Sandown did excellent work by knocking down part of a kitchen wall, inserting a support beam and re=plastering to a fine finish. Josh and his team kept us informed at each stage of the job, suggesting options which greatly improved the result. They were a great team, who demonstrated knowledge and skill. We would definitely use them again. They finished at 8 pm one evening, what commitment. They asked us if we minded them continuing! Josh, his wife Julie and the team communicated very well from Quote to End of Job. The work was done on price, on time and to a fine standard. We are very happy with the result. If you need work with a wonderful finish then Josh and his team at Sandown are the ones to choose.
homeowner - 30th Apr, 2013 Positive review