Village recommends

Village recommends

Jon Burgess at Downlands Tree Surgery

Contact: Jon Burgess
01985 841057

A professional Warminster based company with a wealth of knowledge about tree maintenance. Jon provides clear quotations and in addition to tree surgery they can remove unwanted hedges or trees, take away all rubbish and stump grind so replanting can commence immediately.

Steve Beer - Plasterer

Contact: Steve Beer
01985 841068
We had some work done at our house by Steve Beer who lives in the village. Steve did a wonderful job doing some plastering for us. It’s great to have such a skilled and reliable tradesman living in the village.

Ian Bennett - Painter & Decorator

Contact: Ian Bennett
07900 133256

Ian did a brilliant job of painting our house last summer. He is very thorough and professional. Great rates, we will definitely use him again.

Joe Carroll at JC Property & Maintenance

Contact: Joe Carroll
07969 442962

Joe recently replaced and repointed some brickwork on an exterior wall where there was some cracking between bricks. He knocked out the bricks, installed a lintel and rebuilt the wall. Joe’s work was first class and he even went to the Reclamation Yard to source similar bricks.

Nick Cranston at Acer Tree Surgery

Contact: Nick Cranston
01373 832026

Nick and his team did a fantastic job for us when we first moved into Norton Bavant. He thinned out the huge ornamental cherry tree, reduced the height of the cypress trees and removed a row of mixed country hedge trees. Very tidy – they cleared up as they went along and did a great job.

Fraser Carlisle at FWC Plumbing & Heating

Contact: Fraser Carlisle
07789 511334

Fraser is very reliable and offers a very efficient service and good rates.

Matthew Carlisle at MWC Plumbing & Heating

Contact: Matthew Carlisle
07818 557667

Matthew (Fraser’s son) is also very reliable and offers a very efficient service and good rates.

Bryan Loveday - Chimney & Heating Technician

Contact: Bryan Loveday
01985 301104

Chimney & Heating Technician (solid fuels) Sweeping, Installation & Maintenance. Very reasonable rates and honest & friendly service. There’s no hard sell and he will tell you if something can wait to be done rather than doing it for the sake of it. Can highly recommend for your chimney sweeping and wood burner servicing.

Ed Knights Logs

Contact: Ed Knight
07850 848858

Offers 10 or 12 inch logs, a quick turnaround service from order to delivery, very reliable and friendly service.

Trevor Hopkins - Window Cleaner

Contact: Trevor Hopkins
07747 828222

Trevor offers interior as well as exterior window cleaning services along with guttering clearance whenever it’s necessary. He is very reliable, offers a very good service along with excellent rates.

Stewart Penny Garden Machinery

Contact: Stewart Penny
07714 212806

Lawn Mower and Garden Machinery repairs. As recommended by Roger Watkins who has now retired.

Andrew Turner at Clarendon Fencing

Contact: Andrew Turner
07973 911969

Install all types of fencing, decking and pergolas. Examples of Andrew’s work can be seen around the village. They are adaptable, reliable and do quick and tidy work

Mike Turner - Builder

Contact: Mike Turner
01985 219221

Mike is a qualified and experienced carpenter. All his work is excellent including general building work, purpose made joinery, home extensions, new & commercial builds, window/door frames and loft & barn conversions. You name it and Mike will do it! We highly recommend Mike as a very good tradesman.

CR West - Newspaper Deliveries

Newsagents, Post Office & General Stores
01985 248225

They have been delivering Saturday & Sunday newspapers to our house for the last 2 years (they don’t do week days at the moment, but if there was enough demand they might be persuaded). Very reliable, even in the recent snow and we usually have the paper by around 0815 hrs. They put a bill in with a Saturday newspaper once a month and we let the delivery man have the cheque on the Sunday morning. Charge is close to 50p for each day, but we think it is worth it.

Kirsty Frank - Freelance Hairdresser

Contact: Kirsty Frank
01985 840524

Who does your hair is a very personal thing and I’m very glad to have found Kirsty. She’s been cutting my hair for a few years and always listens to what you want. It’s also very convenient as she comes to our house – looking forward to outdoor haircuts!


Steve Young - Electrician

Contact: Steve Young
01985 212796

Installed new electrical sockets for dishwasher & washing machine. Also fixed external lighting on lamp-post.

Simon Purkiss at Clarion Electrical

Contact: Simon Purkiss
01985 216641

Simon has installed new electrics to the cottage and greenhouse, and renewed a considerable amount of electric cable and fittings in the cottage. His attention to detail is wonderful, and he is both very reliable and is reasonably priced.

Ian O'Brien at Range Cookers

Contact: Ian O’Brien
01373 463535

Ian not only installed the Rayburn Cooker/Boiler in the kitchen but added new radiators and pipework, lined the chimney and renewed the control unit. This involved some very innovative design. Ian and his team carried out the work in a very professional manner and left us with a wonderful heating system.

James Meaden at Wiltshire Plumbing & Gas

Contact: James/Barry Meaden
01985 363130

Barry came to our house on 23rd December as our immersion heater had gone and we had no hot water. Even though Barry had taken the week off work for Christmas to be with family it was no trouble for him to come and fix the heater. Barry has been in business for over 20 years and most of his work is by recommendation. Barry was reliable, honest and friendly. We would highly recommend him for any future heating or plumbing jobs.

Ray Thomas at Property Services

Contact: Ray Thomas