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CommentsSorry for the late feedback!! We had work done in January and February of this year. We didn't leave much time for Jamie, paul and the team as we were expecting a second child in the march (hence the late feedback). But they did it all to the highest standard in about 5 1/2 weeks including all plastering, carpentry and plumbing etc. Main building work was completed in 3 weeks. We had an existing single room dormer converted in to 2 rooms and a bathroom and the guys really managed to maximise the space. Any questions during the entire period were answered immediately and honestly. I would definitely use these guys again and have already recommended them to 2 friends. Oh, we had a new roof too.
CommentsI was so pleased I chose Alvaston for my loft conversion & re-roof. Dave & his team were great, hardworking & tidy. Each stage of the job moved smoothly from one stage to the next with all workers friendly & efficient. I would have no hesitation in recommending Alvaston to anybody planning any alterations to their home.
Alvaston Lotfs are the team to do your loft conversion, they are brilliant.
From Jamie's first visit to D-day when building started, Jamie organised all the admin side with straightforward no fuss efficiency & started earlier than predicted in February .The teams & the house worked absolutely perfectly unaffected by February weather.
The teams arrived; the scaffolders, the building team, the electricians, the plasterers, the carpenters & the plumber were skilled, really nice, polite & considerate, very tidy, & did this fantastic conversion so wonderfully with working life & teenagers & pets family life carrying on as normal.
The Alvaston Way of 7.30 am start, briefing on the the days plan of action & end of day de-brief was fantastic, the minimal impact of how they clear out the old loft to set in the new structures was impressive & in 2 & half weeks I had an amazing bedroom!
My whole house is now functioning as such a better family home, I am so pleased.
Anyone considering a loft conversion, go for it & choose Alvaston !
Thank you Jamie & all your team, you have left a lasting improvement to my home & family life, thank you all so much.
CommentsI feel like I've just woken up after having a really pleasant dream.
Jamie from Alvaston came round to our house a few months ago and initially gave us a quote for our loft conversion. He promised me that the complete process start to finish would be no longer than 4 weeks. You know when you get that feeling about something being too good to be true, that's exactly how we felt. However there was something about Jamie that made us feel like he meant what he said. Not only that, we had numerous companies give us quotes, but we just did not feel comfortable with what they were telling us.
Alvaston (Jamie) had the plans drawn up pretty quick. The Architect really knew his job and paid attention to every nook and cranny.
Jamie provisionally booked me in for the first week of March. I was worried that the work would not be completed within four weeks as we needed to leave the country at the start of April. However against all the odds Alvaston have completed the work yesterday, within the promised timeframe and most importantly to an absolutley supercalafragalisticexpielladicious standard.
Paul and his team worked tirelessly to for the first three weeks to get everything up and in place. They arrived at 7.30am on the dot and on leaving the house in the afternoon left everything spotless. The whole build was superbly organised and not once was anything allowed to go wrong. At the beginning of the forth week Alvaston had anything up to 10 guys working on the project each day. Bob and boys did a fantastic job on the roof while Rocky and co worked inside to complete all the capentry. Simultaneously Electricians and plumbers were completing the finishing touches alongside the bathroom tiling etc.
Jamie was aware about our deadline to go on holiday and so was everyone that was working on the project. The entire project was completed 2 days short of the four weeks. I have never seen anything like this before, I am totally gobsmacked. The neighbours have all commented on the suberb finish and high quality work. I have told Jamie that anybody who wishes to view the complete project is most welcome and I am personally willing to guarantee the quality of their work and their upmost professionalism. Words cannot express how grateful we are for the service that they have provided.
CommentsRight from the start, Jim and Jamie were lovely to work with. Jamie doing the initial visit and patiently answering our never ending questions. Jim and his team did an amazing job converting a large loft into 2 spacious bedrooms, a bathroom and lovely landing area. They worked really hard; were here every weekday before 8am and just got on with it; consulted us all the way through and were friendly and polite at all times. What is best is that they seem to really enjoy what they do, and seemed to take pleasure in seeing our pleasure in the transformation of a dusty unused space into beautiful living areas in our home. We would without hesitation recommend them to anyone wanting a loft conversion. We are thrilled with the end result. Well done to all at Alvaston.
Commentswe would like thank Jaime and his team for transforming our unused loft space into two fantastic bedrooms complete with bathroom. Having considered moving as we needed additional bedrooms for our growing family , we had previously discussed a loft conversion with others but considered it too much aggravation for little return.
a few months later we plucked a few numbers out of google, Alvaston being one of them. they were the closest to us so we gave the a bell. Jaime came round a few days later to take a look. yeah no problem he staircase here ... 2 beds up there.... explained what he could do timescales etc. he dropped off his proposed sketch around- we were amazed at what he came up with. we didn't bother to speak to any one else
fast forward a few month while we sorted finances we had a date confirmed. Paul turned up on day 1 along with a load of steel and whole Forrest of timber! he had the all the steel in on the first. There was no waiting around like typical builders do !! every day they hit another milestone. in the first week the main structure was done. Im in the construction industry myself and was very surprised at how organised they were
within 4 and bit week they were done and dusted ! Rich the carpenter done a superb job with all stairs and banisters custom making most of it to match every thing into the existing stairs.every day the house was left clean and the ladders removed outside.
all the materials were take via the scaffold Nothing was carried through the house. the whole experience was very good with no disruption to the day to day running of the house. all the lads interacted with kids which was very good , it was shame to see them go in the end !
we were given time at key stages to make sure it was right
Alavaston have give us a house that will last us forever
Adam & Liza
CommentsWere do you start to look for the right company to convert your loft????
Myself and my husband didn't know anyone who had converted their loft so I went on the internet and found 4 companies Alvaston was one of the companies. there quote was very good and they recommended us to go and have a look at a conversion that we had just finished. We were very impressed with there work so we decided to go with them.
Jim and his team were brilliant they arrived at 7.30 every morning and just got straight onto it. every member of the team were polite , trustworthy and they always cleaned up at the end of the day.
Within 2 and a half weeks we had a beautiful lost conversion It took us longer to decorate it:)
I would recommend them 100% thank you for doing such a fantastic job boys
CommentsAlvaston turned our loft area into a spacious master bedroom en-suite and dressing room, we were very happy with the skills they had and the finishing touches were to a very high standard especially the staircase where in our instance we lost no space and it looks fantastic, we were pleased at the speed for the conversion and extremely happy with the results! The guys were very helpful in understanding the day to day progression and would easily recommend their service.
CommentsChoose Alvaston for your loft conversion.
We had a few quotes, as you do, but there was something about Jamie we really liked, his no frills explanations and down to earth manner.
You still however hope you've made the right choice when work starts...we absolutely made the right choice!
We had Paul and his team, they were great, and they arrived punctually every morning. They worked hard and FAST and were so obliging when we asked for a couple of little tweaks regarding the plans and the job was still completed within the 3 week time scale.
We are absolutely thrilled with the result and Jamie asked if another young couple who were considering having the same done could come and have a look, they were not only impressed with Alvastons work they said that having seen other companies loft conversions it was the best they'd seen.
How chuffed are we!!
CommentsAlvaston Loft Conversions have recently converted our small loft into a bedroom with en suite. We are really pleased with the end result and the additional living space. We can't fault the team from the initial design meeting to the finished conversion. The whole project was time managed and completed within the expected timeframe. Paul and his team always arrived punctual, worked really hard and finished the work to a professional high standard. I was always impressed with how clean they left the house each day which helped to minimise the disruption to our home. We would highly recommend Alvaston to anyone thinking of having a loft conversion. Thank you again to Jamie, Paul, Matt & the team.
CommentsWe are more than happy to provide a testimonial to Alvaston Loft Conversions. Our loft conversion was carried out in a very competent manner within three weeks. From the original visit from Jamie ,to the work being project managed by Paul ,we were impressed with the professional approach to the work.The whole team worked well and at all times were mindful to avoid minimum disruption .They also took our requests for small changes into the design in their stride !! The staged payment was particularly helpful and professional.
The home was left clean and tidy every day and on completion. We are very pleased with the overall look to our new room-planned to be used as a guest room but trying it out ourselves !!! Many thanks to the whole team.
CommentsWe'd like to express our gratitude to Jim and Jamie and their whole team for the exceptional quality of all their workmanship, and for their all-round highly professional service in completing our loft and garage conversion. In an industry in which there are far too many poor practitioners, the ethos that Jim and Jamie have obviously worked very hard to create for their company is clear for anyone to see. They truly understand just how vital reputation is to a really successful company of this sort; and from that, the genuine pride they take in maintaining the highest possible standards could be seen by us throughout our relations with them. This ethos is also clear to see in the other tradespeople Alvaston choose as sub-contractors, such as their plumbers and electricians: which is to say, Jim and Jamie obviously look very carefully at precisely whom they choose to bring under the company name, so as to keep their excellent reputation secure.
Any large conversion project is inevitably going to involve considerable disruption to day-to-day domestic life, but they really did do everything to minimize this every single day during the work. Not only were they always tremendously courteous and respectful of our home, but they always spent the last hour of every working day cleaning up and tidying away. In fact, quite often we were astounded at just how neat and tidy everything had been left! Furthermore, throughout the project they were always punctual and reliable, accessible and amenable to queries, requests and suggestions.
And the final result?
We'd say it's turned out to be roughly TWICE as impressive as we had originally envisaged!!!
We undoubtedly made the right choice when we chose Alvaston. We sincerely wish Jamie and Jim and the team every success for the future - they truly deserve it.
Melanie & Andres del Cisne.
CommentsAlvaston has recently completed a superb loft conversion at our house which included a new 'reversed' staircase from the ground floor. The workers were polite, helpful, always on time and each of the tradesmen - carpenter, electrician, plasterer, plumber etc. - were skillful and produced high quality work. The project was completed within the promised timescale of just over three weeks. Very few issues arose but those that did were dealt with quickly and effectively. Basically Alvaston delivered EXACTLY what they promised to deliver and we are very pleased with the transformation to our home. We would highly recommend their services and workmanship.
CommentsCompany founder Ernie Harper came to measure up our loft in the late 1990s and we knew Alvaston was the firm for us when we were ready.
In 2003, a month after the birth of our third baby, son Jamie and his team arrived ready to transform our house.
Even though we were having our entire roof replaced and rebuilt, never mind a loft extension including master bedroom, offset en suite and storage space, all requests to keep dust to a minimum were more than met and the team did a brilliant job from start to finish, arriving on site before 7.30am every day and always tidying up after themselves.
Our fireman neighbour said he had never seen such a good looking staircase when it arrived on our front lawn ready to be installed.
The rebuild was worth every penny and has given us so much space for our whole family to grow up.
The reclaimed slate roof is so much more sympathetic to our area than the concrete tiles so many people (and new housebuilders!) choose.
A year later, my wife's sister had an even bigger loft conversion including two bedrooms and a bathroom. Again, no problems whatsoever.
Full marks to Jamie for recommending black fascia trims to the roof instead of conventional white - so much smarter!
Bizarrely, earlier this year, one of the fascia trims came undone at the roof apex after seriously high winds.
Jamie's team said they had never seen such a problem before, but it was no problem at all.
A) they guaranteed it still would not rain in, and it didn't.
B) they came to fix it in 20 minutes one day when they were next in our area - and at no charge.
How's that for service after 12 years?
Alvaston? They're unbeatable!
CommentsFrom meeting Jamie for our initial quote and explaining what we wanted and also that we would like the work completed before the arrival of our baby in the then 11 weeks time Jamie put our minds at ease and guaranteed that not only would we get exactly what we wanted 2 bedrooms a bathroom and storage space but we would get it to a high quality in 3 weeks from start to finish. I was skeptical to say the least however I need not have been with the arrival of Jims team the work began with 5 weeks before our baby was due. Every day we could see our dream developing and all the lads were extremely hard working and professional they were also very polite and friendly around our family. I cannot speak highly enough of Jim Sean and Joe the hard work and effort they put in on our first fix followed by Bob and his crew. All finished off by Richard and Matt. All arriving at 7.15 every morning starting work and not finishing till 4:30. True to their word the job was completed to an extremely high standard in 3 weeks. The lads even had to contend with me being admitted to hospital several times but they never waivered from the job in hand and it showed in the fact they finished on their deadline and in plenty of time before our baby arrived to get decorated and the rooms occupied by our boys. Very happy with our new home and have recommended to several people already. We have had nothing but compliments on the standard of our loft and how it has added the much needed space we needed for our growing family. Thank you all very much.
CommentsJamie visited the school and we spoke about what improvements could be made to our main reception area, school hall and library. Jamie came back with fantastic ideas and plans with the improvements that could be made - ideas that we had not thought of. Work was completed to a very high standard and within the 8 day timeframe we had for this major work with no children in the school. Parents, children, staff and many visitors have commented on how much better the school looks. Totally recommend Alvaston Lost Conversions for any building work you may be considering.
CommentsWe can not thank Alvaston enough it has given us faith back in builders. We would highly recomend them to anyone what they promise they deliver and some. Even with a bank holiday in middle of work everything finished within four weeks. All really helpfull even for small questions or problems. Jamie or jim on hand at all times even when away on holiday with family Jamie still took calls to help sort any problems. We had Paul's team and all worked really hard. Came at 7.30am each morning so they could tell me what was going on, then went home about 4.15pm. Bob was fantastic on the roof through high winds and heavy rain all really dedicated to making sure the job was of a high standard.
Rocky came to do the second fix things and his leavel of workmanship was fantastic. Even though he had lots to do he did not rush the job wanting it to be right as though it was at his home.
CommentsThis is the third time we have used Alvaston to make improvements to our home. Why would we go anywhere else?? Whilst Jamie project managed, his team of pleasant, polite builders worked efficiently and conscientiously on our latest project in the kitchen and breakfast room. They arrived early and worked through until the day's job was completed after sweeping, cleaning and making sure the site was secure and tidy for the night.
We are delighted with the results and would recommend them wholeheartedly.
CommentsWe are very happy with the final result of our loft conversion. The tradesmen were all polite and worked tirelessly to ensure the job was done in quick time without cutting corners. Each stage was maticulously planned to allow each job to follow on without delay. I would recommend Alvaston to anyone thinking of having a loft conversion. Thank you to all who helped make the whole experience a pleasant one
CommentsWe have just had our loft converted by Alvaston into a bedroom for our son and we are extremely happy with the end result. Lads turned up at 7.30am everyday and worked very hard throughout, Job was completed in just 3 weeks! I wouldn't hesitate in recommending Alvaston Loft Conversions to anybody
CommentsI had my loft conversion in November 2014. I was pleased with the work carried out. I was surprised how quickly the work progressed. The team were professional and answered any questions I had, they always arrived before 7.30 am and tidied up at the end of each day.
I was very pleased with the work and I think the have done a BRILLIANT job. I owe them a BIG THANK YOU.
Alvaston loft conversions are the most professional company that I have had the pleasure of doing business with.
CommentsWe are very pleased with our new two bedroom & bathroom conversion, all the rooms are a good size.
The work was first class & the three weeks to do the conversion was kept.
All the workers on site were very professional and arrived each day at 7:30am
Mathew was on site for the whole build & always on hand to answer any of our questions
Bob & his team did an excellent job on the roof in all weathers
If you want a first class and professional job then we highly recommend Alvaston
Karen & Jerry Clifford
Birmingham January 2015
CommentsAlvaston were brilliant as we had our whole house taken back to bare brick.The kitchen was drawn up over night by a employee who is a kitchen fitter. The drawings of the kitchen was precise to the milometer. The rest of the house we and the builders had ideas. We decided to mix ideas and ended up with a superb house which was brought up to a very high spec for a old building. The builders did a excellent job and the staff were very helpfull would recommend. Hope to have back to do loft conversion
CommentsOnly a small job (2-3 days) but completed in a very professional fashion. Punctual, hard working and tidy ; can't ask for any more.
CommentsWorkers arrived just before 730am every morning and worked until after 5 every night. Worked very hard and all staff were very pleasant and professional. Very approachable and Jamie and Jim always on the end of the phone if needed. Extremely happy with end result and all work completed to a very high standard. Nice to deal with a company that knows exactly what they are talking about. Highly recommended!
CommentsAlvaston converted both our loft and garage in October this year and we are thoroughly delighted with the work that has been carried out. The team arrived promptly everyday and worked hard all day. I was always provided with information on the progress and advised on different issues that occurred as we went along. The workmanship was excellent, in particular the tiling on the roof around the velux and dormer windows. Things really seemed to go like clockwork with various specialists (plumber, electrician, plasterers, bricklayers, etc) arriving to work on the next stage towards completion.
In truth, before the work started I was both looking forward to the end result of having the work done and but also dreading having the house turned upside down! However, the Alvaston team were quick, efficient and thoroughly professional. Disruption was kept to an absolute minimum. The whole team were also extremely personable and friendly which also helped to make it a positive experience.
We are very happy with all of our work carried out by Alvaston with absolutely no complaints and wouldn't hesitate to recommend them to everyone!
CommentsReally pleased with the finished job. Workmen were friendly and easy to talk to about the work in progress.
CommentsIf you are considering a loft conversion, I would 100% recommend alvaston.
We are extremely happy with our loft conversion. The lads are all, polite, on time, tidy and are respectful.
The finished result is brilliant, my only regret is I didn,t have it done sooner.
Thank you, Jim , Jamie and all the lads.
CommentsWe had alvaston do our loft conversion aprox 10 years ago and it it is still perfect.
After the fire brigade did a fire risk assessment last week on our property they commented that this was the best loft conversion they had seen.
Also it more than complied with the latest building standards and fire regulations.
CommentsAlvaston came highly recommended to us by a good friend. Our project was a new build and Jamie and his team were well organised and very professional in both their manner and craftsmanship. Their experience was invaluable as they offered suggestions that could improve the layout, space, light or access to certains areas. The final proof of the quality of their work was in the pressure test, to test how much air is lost to drafts through gaps in the linings of new build properties. It achieved an outstanding result, far better than even the specialist expected. Very happy and very confident to recommend.
Ian and Lisa
CommentsI would like to congratulate Alvaston on the successful completion of our building project which was completed well ahead of schedule!
The organisation of all the different tradesmen ran like clockwork and the workmanship could not be faulted.
Each morning the men were extremely punctual; they communicated well, keeping me informed at all times and nothing was too much trouble.
A big thank you to Jamie, Jimmy and all the team. I would certainly recommend you to anyone.
CommentsAlvaston have completed two large building projects at our school and on each occasion they have produced excellent results. Having worked with a large number of contractors over the years I can honestly say that Alvaston are by far the best. Throughout the building process they always worked conscientiously and although there was clear attention to detail and an obvious pride in their work, both projects were completed ahead of schedule. The reliability and honesty in their approach is extremely refreshing and I would have no hesitation in either recommending them to another potential client or employing them again on a future project.
CommentsThe Team was brilliant, i would recommend them to everyone. They cleaned up after themselves, i was very impressed with their work and finish of my loft conversion. I was kept informed of all parts of work and included in any minor detail of the conversion.
CommentsWhy did we select Alvaston ? We had considered undertaking a loft conversion 5 years ago, but we were told by two different structural engineers that we would need to lose an existing bedroom to get the stairs up, then someone recommended Jamie. He took one look and said 'no problem', a few days later we had the plans fully drawn up and ready to go. The programme was tight and in the middle of winter, not the best time to take your roof off, we didn't have to worry though, the roof was on and off in a day or two and all work completed on time. The lads were friendly and efficient, what surprised me was they were always busy, that may sound strange, but when you are paying good money for something I get frustrated if I see people standing around not doing anything as I know it is me paying for it, I did not ever have that thought. The quality was great and you always knew they were available if you called. Would I recommend them ? Definitely so, as we have just had Alvaston undertake a kitchen extension, which we are delighted with as well. Not easy undertaking major works with four small children in the house, but it was obvious they were all conscious of that throughout both builds.
CommentsWe recently had a two bedroom over-garage extension built by Alvaston. We were really impressed by the quality of the work and how quick the project was completed all within the agreed timescale. The team turned up at 7:30a.m consistently, committed to fulfilling their objectives for the day and Jamie visited regularly to ensure that we were happy. This made the whole process easy and stress-free for us. We were kept well informed at all times and were impressed with how each step of the build followed on without any delay. The lads working the job were easy to get along with and were flexible with agreeing the finer details of the work as it progressed. We have already received many compliments on the seamless matching of the external brickwork and how promptly the project was completed. We have recommended Alvaston to various friends and colleagues and would have no hesitation in using them again in the future.
CommentsI had 4 companies (including Alvaston Loft Conversions) come round to look at my home and quote for a loft conversion. Alvaston stood out because Jamie Harper was clearly very knowledgeable about his trade, and he made suggestions that other did not. As a result of this, we did not have to lose space from any other rooms and he designed and made built-in wardrobes and cupboards that have maximised the available space in our new bedroom.
The work was completed in less than 4 weeks and to a very high standard of workmanship indeed. Everyone that has seen the conversion has commented on the standard of the finish.
Something else worth mentioned is how well Alvaston coordinated the project and arranged for plumbing, plastering, and electrical work to be done at the appropriate times. I would not hesitate to recommend this company to anyone considering enhancing their home with a loft conversion.
CommentsHaving had several quotes, we were then recommended to Alvaston Lofts, Jamie was very professional and made suggestions on the design of our loft conversion that no other builder had made, he gave us the confidence to go ahead with them. The workmanship is to a very high standard, the guys work so hard, arriving at 7.30am every morning on the dot, a great team of lads. Other builders quoted 12 plus weeks - Jamie quoted 6 to 7 and was true to his word - several of our neighbours/friends & family have commented on how great the house looks and how quick they worked, whilst delivering a first class job. We are so pleased we made the decision to go with Alvaston - we would highly recommend them to anyone!
CommentsI would highly recommend Alvaston to anyone.. They did a loft conversion for us Feb last year, we were quite tight on time due to being pregnant with twins and couldn't be happier with the job they done. I couldn't say a bad word about any of the lads.. any building work in the home can be an inconvenience but they were very efficient & professional at every stage & completed the work within the time quoted. Their customer service is impeccable even months after the work was complete we had an issue with getting a piece of furniture upstairs to the point of getting quotes to have a window taken out & hiring a crane but one call to Alvaston & they got a couple of guys out to resolve this for us.
CommentsWe would like to thank Jamie and the lads and all at Alvaston loft conversion for a professional job well done,and
especially the after care .We would highly recommend this company.
CommentsThis is the second time I have had Alvaston undertake major building works. The quality and efficiency of their work is of the highest standards. The work was completed within the time frame and surpassed our expectations. If you want guaranteed happiness and satisfaction then look no further than Alvaston.
CommentsIf you are considering using Alveston then it will be the best decision you've ever made. We had a loft conversion and new roof, quite a large job, and the thought of months of upheaval was not something we were looking forward to. Jamie came to see us and we were told that Alveston would complete the work in 5 to 6 weeks and they did! No corners cut just shear hard work, sometimes working 12hour days so we were water tight. Jamie and jimmy were always at the end of the telephone both at weekends and evenings, and project managed from start to finish. Even now 6months on, I can still call them both and they always get back to me. Rocky and Bob deserving of a mention, fantastic tradesmen.
CommentsI liked Jamie and the Alvaston approach from the off, he gave me advice but was never opinionated. He listened to me and my wife and when he made suggestions you could see he was thinking about our life in our home once he was gone. I genuinely thought he cared and every time I had a concern I called him on his mobile phone or via the office and he took the time to discuss things and always put me at ease.
Everything Alvaston have done looks great (our job was substantial) and the one small issue we had (during the heavy rain) was fixed the same day and without quibble. Everyone thinks our house looks great and everything fits perfectly – I have OCD so for me to be saying this speaks volumes.
When Alvaston quoted their suggested end date I thought that they’d never deliver, but I was astounded at the rate the build went up at.
My wife was pregnant through our build and I worked away a lot. To make life easier I gave Jamie a key and he coordinated the comings and goings. My wife can’t speak highly enough of the Alvaston team.
CommentsAlvaston Loft Conversions did some major building work for us in 2012. We were more than satisfied with every aspect of the work. The project was started and finished to the specified schedule and we were kept informed at all times. The work was carried out with the minimum disruption to us and the site was left in an acceptable condition most evenings and certainly after completion.