Since starting in business I have enjoyed working with award winning architects, builders, conservationists and property developers, However, I spend the majority of my time working for discerning private clients who will use my services to refurbish anything from a simple garden wall to an extensive country home.
The following are just some of the expressions of satisfaction which I have collected in the form of notes, letters, and emails over the years. If you would like to contact any of my previous customers, please let me know.
Mr T W, Farnborough, West Berkshire: Dear Michael...Thank you for the photos. The before and after ones are good!
Dr. Bedford., Pury End: "Thanks again for your excellent work, we have the best pointed gable end in the village. We may be back in touch if you ever fancy a return."
"Thank you for preserving and producing an excellent finished job. We are so glad that we went for the lime based pointing rather than cement." Lauren and John, Summertown, Oxford.
"Thanks for all your hard work, we still really can't believe the transformation. We'd always be happy to give a reference if required." Nick H, Pury End.
"Although on the smaller side of jobs, Mike's work was professional and considered. His re-pointing of our wall resulted in a first class finish. Of particular note was his excellent communication - we received daily updates via email. This was very useful as we were often unable to catch him before we returned from work. Highly recommended." Sam, Witney.
"Mike has repointed two Cotswold Stone cottage walls for us using lime mortar. The work was completed to our satisfaction and we were very impressed by the way in which Mike clearly and precisely specified the project as well as his approach to the work. It was a pleasure having him working on our precious home." Tim, Kingham.
Ron Middleton: "Dear Mike, thank you very much for your hard work in such hot conditions. I am very pleased with the result and to have had this particular job done professionally and well."
Dr Paddy Bullard (Beckley): "Dear Mike, thanks for doing such a lovely job for us, Mike - the house looks absolutely beautiful, we're really delighted with it and very grateful. Great news you're up for helping us with the fireplace too, that's a relief - see you again next week!"
Nikky (Wolvercote): "Dear Mike, first of all thank you so much for all your hard work. We are extremely pleased, I really think the re-pointing at the front of the house has transformed it! Everyone has commented on how beautiful it looks. More than happy to be a reference if it's ever needed.
Andrew Smith (Buckland): "Michael, please let me know if you would like a reference for the work you have done, I'm very happy with it and will recommend you."Rosemary (Fyfield): "Mike, the cottage has much improved since it has been re-pointed; it is less draughty and much warmer. The Wisteria has now sprung into life; please come and take some photographs."
Sarah (Witney): "Very pleased with the wall, thanks. Looks great actually. Thanks a lot, good job."
Mr Hall (Cumnor Hill): "Mike, many thanks for your work. Best wishes, Bruce."
To read more client testimonials please go to https://www.google.co.uk/search?ei=0X_9W8u8N5LzgQblgJiIDA&q=michaeljamesdesign&oq=michaeljamesdesign&gs_l=psy-ab.3..0i10l3.12620.18694..19415...0.0..2.215.3633.36j3j3....2..0....1..gws-wiz.....0..0j0i71j0i22i30j0i131i67j0i67j0i131.DfxrvHVKTns
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