D Plumridge - Testimonials
We may well have had to wait longer than we anticipated for our new drive to be laid, but was it worth it! We are very pleased with the way that Dave and team managed to translate my ideas for a more unusual paving scheme into reality. The only drawback is the amount of time we now spend with passers by stopping to admire it!
We would definitely recommend your firm to anyone doing similar work, and please pass on our sincere thanks to your team.
– Your website, and evidence of your professional competence – Checkatrade, awards and so on – were very important in getting us started. Your own visit, and the chance to see a driveway of the sort that we thought we wanted, were crucial.
– The delivery
Just had the front driveway and footpath replaced and can say the team did a fantastic job, it’s totally transformed the front garden. We had to wait a while before they started the job but was worth the wait.
We had our drive and sideway transformed by a professional, knowledgable team. Thank you to Dave and his team for getting the job in a great time and were a pleasure to have around. We wasn’t sure on the way the steps should go, Dave advised us and are we glad we trusted his experience, Great job and exactly right.
You might have to wait a bit, but that’s because Darren is busy, I would be worried if a company said right we can start next week. Perhaps there is a reason for it ?
Didn’t pay a penny till the job was done, thats the confidence they have that the job is going to be right and you can sleep easy! We have had many compliments on how the front now looks and something to be proud of.
I’m not sure anyone relishes the idea of spending thousands on a new driveway or patio -HOWEVER – to say we are thrilled with our new driveway would be an understatement!
We had put off the renovation for too long and looked at quite a few contractors before selecting Darren based on a recommendation. We weren’t wrong.
His foreman Dave and the team were polite punctual and professional from start to finish. Darren was also on hand to deal with queries and niggles, we felt listened to and more importantly guided to make the right decisions based on their experience. They really do listen and care about getting the job done in the way you want so we’re glad to write this and recommend them.
Thank you – we are happier than we thought we could ever be with a new driveway!!
Thanks to Darren and his team for a wonderful job. We are extremely impressed with our new driveway and front porch step. The team are very friendly, professional and courteous. We would not hesitate to recommend Darren and will look no further to hire again for when we choose to do our back garden in the future. Thanks for a brilliant, professional job!
Darren’s team have just completed our driveway and new patio. The work was performed conscientiously and in a way that reduced the impact to ourselves and our neighbours. Darren and his team made suggestions that looked most attractive in the finished work. A professional job in every way.
Darren’s team lead by Dave recently removed our old drive, removed low front wall and built new wall, created a great driveway and also built a small patio step for our shed. They did a great job, communicated well and delivered a great job. Thanks to all would definitely use again or recommend on.
We saw some work done by Darren and his team on our street and we were very impressed and decided to give them a ring for a quote, Darren and his team are very professional, timely and courteous. There was a bit of a wait but to me that’s an excellent sign. Work was completed on schedule and the place left tidy and neat. Very flexible as we decided to change some plans ahead of the start and some excellent recommendations were made on things we didn’t think or know about. We are very pleased with the work done which added curb appeal to our house and gave us back the use of what was a sad looking garden. Our toddler now has a safe and attractive area to play in and we have received countless compliments on our garden!
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We are extremely happy with
We are extremely happy with our new driveway and walls, which exceeded our expectations. Thanks to Darren, Paul and the team for their professionalism and quality workmanship. The team were courteous, tidy, kept us updated and were very particular about their work to ensure it was of the highest standard, even redoing a bit they were not happy with. We would highly recommend them, and the price reflected the high quality result.
We recentley had a large
We recentley had a large and sloping driveway replaced and redesigned by Darren and his team.
From beginning to the end everything went smoothly and we are beyond happy with the results and have had quite a lot of people knock on the door asking fro feedback.
Our team was led by Courtney with his two helpers Bill and Harrison who all were fantastic.
Courtneys advice, knowledge and calmness helped us make the right decisions in terms of materials and design.
Thanks for transforming the front of our house and we are happy if you want to use photo’s for your website’s portfolio Darren.
Thanks Nick & Ang
We have just had works
We have just had works completed on our new patio and we’re extremely happy with the end result!
The existing patio was pulled up, old rotten decking knocked down and all was replaced with new paving stones, cladding and fencing.
All throughout the work Courtney and his team were hard working, approachable, knowledgable, tidy and skilful.
This was quite a large job but it was finished on time and as per the quote (except for our two add-ons).
Nothing was too much trouble and they were always happy to offer their advice when needed (and we needed it a lot!).
We have even had a bespoke, unique brick BBQ table built (a Courtney original) which is a wonderful feature and a highlight of ours!
Darren always made himself available and made daily visits to check everything was running smoothly and satisfactory and we were constantly kept up-to-date on all aspects of the schedule.
Thank you Darren – it all looks amazing and we can’t wait until the summer when we can use it!
We approached Darren and other
We approached Darren and other companies for a quote for work on our front garden/driveway. We were very impressed with Darren’s knowledge which helped us with our choice of building work required. With help of his team lead by Courtney, who were very professional, polite, on-time and hard-working throughout the process the driveway was completed to an extremely high standard which we are very pleased with the final result. We are therefore really glad we chose this company to do the work. We would highly recommend them to anyone looking to have a first class job done. The whole job was professional from beginning to end. We would like to thank them all.
Keith & Sue
Realistic quote which reflected the
Realistic quote which reflected the care and high quality of the work.
A happy and professional team led by Courtney who went the extra mile to ensure customer satisfaction. We are very pleased with the end result and shall be using Darren’s services again.
Thank you Darren and team!
Really pleased with our new
Really pleased with our new patio which included two paths, planters and circles.
The boys were very friendly and always happy to answer any questions that we raised.
Darren visited site most days to check progress which was a comfort to us and whilst both commencement and finished job took longer than anticipated it was definitely worth the wait.
Thanks again Darren for a quality job.
Roger and Joyce
We recently had our 66sqm
We recently had our 66sqm driveway replaced and reworked by Darren and his team. End to end we worked with Darren on choosing materials (Marshalls) and obtaining samples before deciding on a look and finish.
Darren is in high demand and we were more than happy to wait 5 months before work began. When it did there were a crew of 3 who excavated, laid all foundations, built our wall, levelled out the driveway material before finally laying the slabs.
We are quite picky on what we wanted and how we wanted it to look. However, the standard of work is high and the fit and finish shows care and attention to detail!
Thanks again to Darren, Paul and his crew. Everyone was really helpful, kept us informed and really wanted to make sure we were happy with the work, at each stage of the process.
Joe & Heidi
We approached Darren Plumridge for
We approached Darren Plumridge for a quote to construct a sizeable rear terrace and a front driveway with walled garden.
He was not the cheapest quote, but he took time to visit us twice to discuss our requirements. He is very knowledgeable and experienced. He provided addresses so we could see other work he had completed in the local area. He is also incredibly busy. We were prepared to wait 16 weeks for him to arrive on site to start work.
The Plumridge building team are a very pleasant bunch. They worked in all weathers to get the job done. Both the team and Darren were very patient with our comments and they sort to make the job the best it could be.
His company tag line “Assuring you of my best attention at all times” definitely applied.
We are very pleased with the final result, and I would recommend Darren without hesitation.
We had our patio and
We had our patio and driveway done by Darren and his team in 2009. They were extremely professional, worked hard, and the quality of their work was excellent. They took great care over the finest of details. We were and continue to be absolutely delighted with both the patio and driveway.
Of course, weather and constant use meant that 10 years later we needed some minor repair work done to the grouting of the patio. As before, the quality of this repair work exceeded our expectations and we’re delighted with our rejuvenated patio. Darren was also very helpful with useful advice and tips. We would, without hesitation, highly recommend Darren and his team.
Darren and his team laid
Darren and his team laid a new drive to my mother in law’s large house in Clapham . He stood out from the other contractors from the very beginning, providing helpful advice , useful guidance and a fair price. The customer service from him and the whole team was above and beyond in all ways. There was quite a long lead time, but we are so glad we made the right decision to wait and go with Plumridge as the end result is just superb. I cannot recommend them highly enough and have already asked him to quote for our own back garden paving and walling. He came round, measured up and a day later the samples are all in the post and a quote on my desk. Thank you Plumridge- fantastic service.
My new large drive completed.
My new large drive completed. A lovely job. The young workmen were very helpful, polite and courteous. Thank you. It looks great. Diana.
Gary and Hayley Bamforth – 26/09/2018 14:40
Darren and his team have recently finished 2 jobs for us – 1. replacing our front drive, front garden and front wall, and 2. some paving and landscaping work in our back garden.
They have done a super job and we are very happy with the end results. Both areas are transformed. We arranged the work with Darren before the summer, and agreed to wait 3 months before the work was done given existing projects underway. We are pleased we did – definitely worth the wait for quality workmanship.
A few things stood out in particular – they were very co-operative and worked with us to achieve what we wanted. Courtney the foreman and his workers were very polite at all times, respecting our property which we appreciated. We also asked for a few additional works to be completed across the job which were completed in line with the overall work and in the agreed timeframe – again something that was a big help for us.
Thanks to Darren and his team – would thoroughly recommend and will certainly use again one day.
David Emery – 02/07/2018 11:06
Can’t recommend Darren and his guys highly enough. An incredibly professional finish, and exactly what we were hoping for. We supplied Darren with example photos of the sort of finish we were looking to achieve and he was able to identify and deliver the perfect solution, putting our minds at ease. All of the workers that came to site were incredibly tidy, polite and courteous, and very tolerant of our 3-year old son’s nosiness and excitement shown towards the diggers and dumper trucks!
Richard – 10/03/2018 19:33
Darren’s team built us a high quality cobbled driveway, which has already attracted admiration from passers by. They were courteous and considerate throughout, not just with us, but with our neighbours too. The site was left immaculate. Darren also recommended a great plumber/electrician. Great job!
John and Philippa – 13/10/2017 15:29
5 star Service would recommend without hesitation. Darren, Dave, Paul and Mick carried out an excellent job on our drive. The service and standard of workmanship was excellent throughout from quotation to completion of the work. Good advice was offered during the preparation and laying of the paying ensuring the best possible design for our drive.
Cloe – 17/09/2017 14:05
Darren and his team did a great job on our front drive about 10 years ago so we invited him back to quote on a smaller patio job. His price was fair and he recommended
good partner suppliers for bi-fold doors. Matt and Terry worked quickly, efficiently and tidily. We’re really pleased with the results, thank you.
Innes Tarran – 21/04/2017 15:12
As mentioned in other reviews, Darren does have a long lead time and we had to wait slightly over a year for our initial installation. We were very happy with the quality of work and particularly the kerbing and lighting. Courtney and the guys were fantastic, really friendly, helpful and approachable. Unfortunately, we had a bad batch of Marshalls blocks, and this is where I have been particularly pleased that we had chosen Darren. As an approved Marshalls contractor, once we raised our concerns, Darren referred the issue immediately to his contacts at Marshalls who in turn made several site visits and tested the blocks. Marshalls agreed to replace the blocks (with Darren as contractor), and the drive has now been re-laid. The finished drive now looks really good and we are very pleased with it. It was also nice to see some exceptional after sales service, with Darren arranging for some minor repairs and also to kindly replace a block that had an oil drip from a delivery driver.
Leah Hill – 21/02/2017 17:09
The team were punctual every day and left the place clean each night. Its seems crazy to say but finding a good set of reliable workmen is worth its weight in gold and as Plumpaving did a great job on our driveway we went back to them when we were ready to do the garden. Great range of products, prices but always the same high quality work and reliable staff! Thanks to Darren, Dave Paul and Michael – we are now ready for summer
Mrs Leah Hill based in Epsom, 21 February 2017
JimmiXS – 11/08/2016 12:00
R Shepherd – 02/09/2016 13:46
Our new crazy paved drive is as we wanted and looks very good. We were very pleased with the quality of the work and the price was less than many other quotes from similar companies. Darren Plumridge has a very good local reputation and he and his team lived up to it. I would recommend them if you are having a new drive
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