Residential building services in Somerset and surrounding areas. Experience quality, reliability, and personal attention first hand.


Farmhouse refurbishment


Private Client, Somerset

We were tasked with turning this tired old farmhouse into historically sensitive and environmentally modern home.

Works included removal of the old render to expose the stonework below, installing a new roof, extending the rear elevation with an open plan kitchen/diner extension with green roof and large sliding glass doors. Walls, roof and floor were heavily insulated and the old oil boiler was replaced with a new Air source heat pump supported by a roof mounted solar PV system and battery storage.

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The team really grasped the scale and complexity of our project. As well as keeping to a tight timeline, they kept me well informed throughout the process and delivered on time and on budget despite a number of challenges along the way.
Paul Warburton, Project Director, HOST RHM

Complete property refurbishment


Private Client, Bristol

This was a complete property refurbishment carried out over a year.

We worked closely with the client and their design team to undertake the full refurbishment of an end of terrace Victorian property in Bristol. The comprehensive works included for a new insulated roof and solar PV panels and solar thermal installations.

The complete internal re-design and fit-out included major structural work and underground drainage renewal.

Like many properties, access conditions and the timely coordination with neighbouring properties were key to ensuring a successful project outcome


Complete new build


Private Client, North Somerset

Our team have worked closely with the client and their design team to build their bespoke luxury new home on the outskirts of Bristol.

This project started from a brown field site and has grown into a luxury one off eco home.

The works included a zinc roof, a rainwater harvesting system, Air source heat pump, mechanical heat recovery ventilation, blown recycled paper wall and roof insulation.

The build was finished to a high standard with a hand-built kitchen and bespoke fitted furniture.


Residential housing void work


Housing Association

John West Contractors have worked with a social housing organisation which manage over 36,000 homes across the South West, from Cornwall to Gloucestershire.

As part of our contract we were required to carry out void works to meet the government decent home standards. Void works are standard repairs and upgrades that are carried out when a property becomes vacant

Tasks that could form part of void works can include any or all of the following, producing a schedule of work, property clearance, pest control, specialist cleaning, kitchen design and installation, design/reconfiguration and installation of new bathroom, plastering, retiling, non-licensed asbestos work, full property internal decoration, installation of fire detection system, loft insulation installation and electrical safety check and general grounds maintenance and clearing.

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