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Newtown Renovations

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 4.9 out of 5 based on 90 reviews and feedback
Trusted Trader since 2015

Newtown Renovations
83 Peffer Place
Edinburgh
EH16 4BB
0131 661 6714
07812 768 739
     

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We can do all types of Joinery, Plumbing and Electrical Work not just windows contact us with details of the work required.

Newtown can provide a full trades service. In addition to windows we can also provide bespoke design furniture and bookcases.

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4.9 out of 5 based on 90 reviews.
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review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   10th May 2021
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Brilliant set of built-in shelves and cupboards designed and fitted by Jonathon and the team. We were kept in touch with progress and plans as lockdown delayed thinigs. Once the joiners could get in again, the fit was quick, mess free and the finished product looks great.

review stars review stars review stars review stars   10th May 2021
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Thanks guys for quick and efficient replacement of our rotten window cill at reasonable cost. Small issue with the pointing was dealt with promptly by Jonathon through their customer satisfaction survey. Highly recommend Newtown Renovations!

Thanks,
David.

review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   10th May 2021
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £1 - £1000
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A wardrobe was left unfinished by another trader who we believe went out of business before the job was completed. We required a sliding door system to be supplied and fit, with the complication that the job had been started with a specific system in mind. Reliability was very important to us in choosing someone to complete the job which is why we made use of the Trusted Trader scheme.

Communications with the company were excellent - they kept us fully informed throughout. This included seeking appropriate doors and sharing photographs with us to confirm suitability. Unfortunately the installation was delayed by coronavirus restrictions. However, the company communicated very well with us during this period, and arranged an installation date as soon as the restrictions were lifted. The installation itself was done to a high standard, with the company following up afterwards to check we were happy.

They are maybe not the cheapest, but overall the service is very professional.

review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   30th April 2021
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £5001 - £25,000
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Extensive refurbishment of wooden windows including the replacement of rotten sills and painting. Replacement of a wooden surround for an outside garden door. Replacement of a broken large window pane.
The owner, Jonathon, made himself available by phone and email. He inspected the work regularly as it progressed. At the end of the job he walked around the property with me to make sure that I was happy.
Newtown Renovations did a lot of work at my house within a tight timescale. I found the company to be responsive to my needs, professional and providing good value for money.
I have no hesitation in providing this recommendation.

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review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   28th April 2021
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £1001 - £5000
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Excellent work and service. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend or use again.
review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   27th April 2021
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £5001 - £25,000
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Fantastic service, communication and workmanship. We were so happy with the service we received from Jonathan and his team. They looked after the renovation of our bathroom from start to finish. Nothing was too much trouble and the level of communication was exceptional. The end product is a stunning bathroom which we absolutely love. We would never hesitate to use Newtown again nor to recommend them to others. Just a brilliant company

review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   28th January 2021
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £1001 - £5000
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Newtown Renovations replaced extensive rot in an elaborate Victorian lantern bay window. This involved placing a damp course above the stone lintel, replacing some 5m of sill, and patching in uprights without disturbing the fragile original glass. The workers were quick, efficient and careful, and attention to customer service by Jonathan Morrice was excellent, with careful explanations before the job started of what was involved, and good follow-up to ensure that we were happy with the end result. A nice touch was a thank you card! Whilst Newtown Renovations were certainly not the cheapest quote we had, their attention to detail and the quality of craftsmanship justified the additional price. I would certainly use again.

review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   21st January 2021
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £1001 - £5000
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6 new cottage doors fitted. all work done to a high standard and tidied up all round after work completed. Great joiners and good follow up to ensure all work completed to our satisfaction.
review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   20th January 2021
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £25,000+
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Renovation of a small derelict building into a modern eco friendly small residence.

The quality of work carried out was excellent. In particular, the tradesmen were extremely professional, courteous and considerate. Work was always completed on time and to a very high standard.

We have no hesitation in recommending this company.
review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   17th January 2021
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £1001 - £5000
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Newtown recently did some work on our bathroom. We had discovered a long-term leak from our shower that had rotted two of the joists underneath the bathroom floor and had damaged the shower cubicle.

Jonathon and his team investigated and identified the cause of the leak, which helped us to make a successful insurance claim.

The repairs took 5 days and the joiners and plumbers who were in were very unobtrusive and caused the minimum of disruption for us while they worked. We were very happy with the quality of the work they did. They replaced the rotten joists, put in new flooring, repaired the shower cubicle and fitted a new tray and shower panelling. They showed us their progress at each stage of the work, and discussed with us our options whenever there was a choice to be made about how to proceed.

Once the job was complete Newtown provided a cleaning company to clean up after them.

We are very happy with the finished product and will be asking Jonathon for a quote later in the year to modernise the rest of our bathroom.

review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   13th January 2021
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £1001 - £5000
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I had my living room windows renovated and draft proofed in my grade B listed property. They were very professional, reliable (this is something that doesn’t happen easily) and the quality of the work has been to a very high standard.
I would use them for the next set of window renovations I will have and strongly recommend to anyone who is considering work done to their windows.

review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   17th December 2020
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We have just had Newtown Renovations back to our house for a second time. They initially replaced replaced our old windows for new sash & case (double glazed).

There service from start to finish was faultless, the staff were super friendly, extremely efficient and communicated well. Jonathan even organised for window cleaners to come after they had been painted.

The team have just left today having completed panelling in our Victorian home along with bespoke fitted wardrobes. I am delighted with the finished result.

Highly recommend Newtown and we will definitely use them in the future.
review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   7th December 2020
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £5001 - £25,000
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Newtown Renovations successfully replaced our leaky Victorian 4-pane skylight, high above the upper landing, with one large double-glazed pane. We were able to discuss, watch and inspect every stage of the job, both with Jonathon Morrice of Newtown Renovations and the craftsmen doing the work. All elements were completed with excellent quality materials and great craftsmanship, and care for the surrounding fabric of the building – slaters checking that the scaffolding had not damaged further slates, for example. The subcontractors would now be our go-to firms for their individual fields. The expertise of Jonathon Morrice in coordinating this work, and the excellence in communication, made this a stress-free project (including observance of Covid rules) and we have great confidence in the result; definitely one of the best experiences we have had with builders.

review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   4th December 2020
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We have used Newtown Renovations to renovate all of the sash and case windows in our Newtown flat over the last 7 years, coming back to them at the start of each project. They also reinstated a partition wall which previous owners had knocked through. Their workmanship is excellent and they always clean up remarkably well after themselves.

We also used Newtown Renovations to build a new, internal, en-suit bathroom from scratch. This was a substantial project complicated by the existing layout and plumbing in the flat. Jonathon kept us up to date on the progress of the project through out and coordinated his tradesmen to complete the project as quickly as possible. The end result was exactly what we wanted, and as always they cleaned up every time they were in.

Customer service is excellent - highly recommended.
review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   4th December 2020
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We had some work done to our dormer bay windows where the wood had rotted beneath the paint, the side windows do not open and so without scaffolding these are only accessible from the interior of the property and needed roof irons to create a safe working environment.

Alan and his team were diligent and thoughtful in their completion of the work, we were very thankful for their service and a job well done! We will definitely use Newtown Renovations again should the occasion arise.
review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   26th November 2020
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Excellent communication and very professional tradespeople. Showed up when they said they would and took care to minimise mess and hassle. We are very pleased with the job.

review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   26th November 2020
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £5001 - £25,000
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Our windows were draft proofed and painted. Although I wasn’t personally on site due to being away from Edinburgh at the time, my daughter observed how no time was wasted in the efficiency and respect of the house environment.The results are are a much warmer home and the visual effects very pleasing both interior and exterior. Yes I would definitely recommend New Town Renovations without hesitation 100%.
review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   26th November 2020
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Tremendous customer contact and support, flexible attitude and exemplary workmanship - what's not to like?..
review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   23rd November 2020
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Main door plus 2 sash and case windows refurbed/ draughtproofed painted inside and out. Excellent job done with efficient and friendly service from Jonathon and his team. Highly recommended.
review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   18th November 2020
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At my family home we have had a range of services provided by this company and it's staff. In particular we have had window sash and UPC windows fitted and installed, along with general maintenance of the window mechanics. Other projects completed are general building and upkeep of our property, no job has been to big for this team of trades to complete with efficiency. I am currently looking to use Newtown Renovations for a basement conversion which I am sure will be done to a very high specification as usual.
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