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Choosing the right builder for your project will make all the difference in experiencing a seamless process with a top quality finish or having a stressful time with endless problems.


There are many horror stories about builders in London. From cowboy builders carrying out shoddy work, to corrupt builders ripping people off.

How can you decide which of the builders you should choose for your London project and what should you look out for when deciding which team is best to work on your house?

Across London there are thousands of builders. Many builders you speak to in London will tell you they can do anything but it is important for you to investigate what they are experienced in and what this particular building firm specialise in, to decide which team is best to carry out your London renovation.

  • We have over 45 years experience building across London
  • We can offer a complete service from design to completion
  • We offer a lifetime guarantee on all of our builds

Are You Looking for Builders in London? How Can You Choose The Right Company

Some builders in London specialise in one category, for example extensions or loft conversions, refurbishments, bathrooms, renovation work or they could be a general contractor carrying out different types of building work.

Ask to view examples of building work they have carried out for previous clients. Then you can get an idea of the services they have provided for their existing customers in london. Are they or their tradesman qualified to carry out the work that you require?

If for example they say they specialise in loft conversions or extensions in London request both pictures of previous loft conversions or extensions that they have completed, or even better request you can view one of their sites or development in London in order to see the building work in action.

If these London Builders claim that they specialise in bathrooms, request evidence that they are qualified. For example, a qualified gas engineer should carry out any works to the boiler and a qualified electrician if the work needs to be signed off.

Find out the scope of work they are able to take on. Builders in London will vary vastly one to another some specialise in small works and it is what they do best, they can take on many small projects. Others are more suited to large London projects and if they take on a job that is too small for them, they may not give it the attention and priority that it needs. All of these factors should be taken into consideration when deciding which London construction firm is best suited to carry out your project.

Make sure the builders come with lots of recommendations from previous customers. You want to be sure the builders working on your home have a good reputation in London particularly if you have a family. Check if they have google reviews, facebook reviews and other sites like Yell, Yelp etc. Some websites specialise in construction like checkatrade and My Builder where often existing clients will leave feedback. If they have lots of angry previous customers it will likely be plain to see online.

Across West London and throughout the rest of London the houses have their own unique style dependant on the era the building was created in and the style the original London builders chose. In West London, many of the houses tend to be Victorian, Edwardian or even Georgian

For example, in West London, there are many Victorian, Edwardian and even Georgian style houses. If the builders that you choose to work on your West London house are not familiar with these type of properties they may destroy the unique look and feel.

Jeffery and Wilkes are a leading design and build firm in London and West London suburbs. For decades, we have worked across West London specialising in house extensions, loft conversions and refurbishments. We assign a dedicated Project Manager to every project that we carry out.

Initially, when you contact our office team in Kensington, London we will arrange an experienced member of our management team to visit your West London property to provide a free consultation and then they will work out the cost and send you a either a free quotation or you could choose to have a quantity survey at this point and receive a thorough price breakdown of materials and labour etc at a reasonable cost. Check out our quantity survey services here.

You can then decide if you would like to use us for the design of your project. We can apply for planning applications and everything on your behalf. Or if you already have the architectural services in place we can just do the building work.

If you choose us to carry out the design, you will be given vouchers that you can spend at Howdens and Bathstore (terms and conditions apply) find out more here

After creating a design for your project that you are happy with, we will then take care of planning application, party wall notices and we even have a party wall surveyor based in our West London offices who can deal with that side if needed.

Next, the build. As mentioned if you just want to use our services for the building work in London or the West London suburbs that is not a problem we are happy to work from your architects drawings.

You will be assigned a highly experienced Project Manager who will have worked in the building industry for many years across London and West London suburbs.

They will provide you with a detailed schedule of works and timeline, whether you are having an extension, refurbishment, loft conversion or even a basement conversion. They will regularly communicate with you throughout the building process to ensure everything runs smoothly.

Throughout the construction process, the experienced Project Manager will make regular site visits to your London property to make sure that the quality and high standards of Jeffery and Wilkes builders are being adhered to and that health and safety is being followed.

We strongly believe at Jeffery and Wilkes that both our customers and workers should be in a safe environment and have strict policies in place to make sure that this happens.

If any additional works are required throughout the building process, we make sure the cost is agreed and signed off before any of the building work takes place.

If you have a project in London or West London suburbs, then get in touch with Jeffery and Wilkes today to arrange for your FREE consultation with one of our experts and then receive your free non-obligatory quotation

A selection of our latest Builders London projects


Jeffery and Wilkes is an accredited design and build company encompassing a full design to completion service, inspiring and supporting clients to create exciting spaces and safe environments to live, work and play.


micro-giving impacts created

Our greatest wish is to make a tangible, positive difference - not only with the environments we create for our clients, but also for the wider community.

To this end, we’ve partnered with B1G1 Business For Good. For every build we complete, we make a donation to a community project – transforming the lives of our clients and the lives of various communities that need our help.