The team at JBH Refurbishments recently completed two projects for the Kentec Group, with the creation of new administration offices for its Training Division and the relocation of their Tool Hire Division to a new 5500sq/ft premises. These projects involved the creation of new purpose made offices, meeting rooms, virtual studio, trade counter and reception areas. Working across the two sites in Tonbridge, we were impressed by the excellent communication and approach from the onsite team. James, our designated site manager was especially good at keeping us up to date with the progress of the project to ensure they stayed on track and the end result was finished to a high standard. While the work on the training administration offices was underway, Kentec’s office staff temporarily moved to the upstairs of our building. Throughout this time, the JBH team were very courteous when it came to noise during busy periods, which was much appreciated by our staff. We honestly could not fault any of the team onsite. From the floor layers and decorators to the electricians and ceiling fixers, they were professional and personable throughout the project. Both sites are now open and fully operational, and we are very proud of our new trade counter, open plan office, meeting spaces, and virtual training studio. The finished projects look professional and welcoming to our customers, visitors, and staff. As a result, we would not hesitate to recommend JBH Refurbishments.
Steve Booker – Kentec Group
The Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent work-from-home policy forced us to re-evaluate our office use. After consultation with our team, we took the decision to make changes to the space, making it more suitable for flexible working and creative decision making. JBH refurbishments were brought in to complete the following projects for the company: installation of a single glazed meeting room, installation of a soundproof double glazed streaming & performance room and removal of a W/C Area, replacing with more desk space. Callum (Project Manager) was an excellent communicator, delivering the project on time, within budget and to a very high standard. We are extremely pleased with the results and looking forward to using the new spaces they have created. We would highly recommend JBH refurbishments and will definitely be using them again.
Craig Dawson – Hospital Records Ltd
I highly recommend JBH Refurbishments. JBH were contracted to design, supply, and refit four blocks of washroom facilities within our site. All work was carried out in a timely and efficient manner, throughout the project JBH conducted themselves with a high level of professionalism whilst maintaining an approachable manner and open honest lines of communication. Even when, at our request, the project deviated from the original plan, JBH did all they could to accommodate our revisions. All work was completed to a very high standard and in full compliance of the site safety requirements. We look forward to working with JHB Refurbishments for any future projects.
When I obtained planning permission to convert our twin roundel oast house into a residential home with a granny annexe, I knew there would be lots of challenges. Therefore, my choice of building partner was critical. The tender process was extremely well orchestrated. We gave a lot of consideration to health and safety, experience, quality of work and value for money. I was delighted to award the work to JBH after all these things were considered. I had worked with JBH Refurbishments on a previous job, where they built a three-story commercial office within an existing warehouse. I was very happy with the job they did and the aftercare service when issues arose. The work was well-planned and a detailed schedule of works was shared in advance, which meant any issues could be discussed early on. Any unforeseen circumstances were addressed constructively, and all options were discussed. JBH also dealt with the architect and Building Control very effectively, which helped minimise my involvement where possible. Despite the extreme challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, the work was still completed very safely, no corners were cut, and I’m delighted with the end result. It is clear to any buyer that the standard of workmanship is befitting of a luxury country residential conversion. JBH worked hard to consider every detail within the scope and make sure Branden Oast is somewhere that anyone would be proud to live for many years.
We employed JBH Refurbishments to build new offices within our warehouse following a competitive tender process and awarded them the work because of the creativity they offered to deliver the project within budget. With us relocating our staff from a high-end converted oasthouse with stunning rural views to a new office built in an old warehouse ‘in their eyes’, the build quality and environment we wanted to create was very important. We were clear about our budget from the start and were delighted with the design, implementation and management of the project, which ticked every box that our staff gave us and the move went very smoothly; the staff were delighted with what we achieved together when we invited them to a pre-move viewing. The staff at JBH at site level and the office support were very professional and we would definitely use them again.
Steve Martin – Xmo Strata Ltd
The result is an office environment that is now up-to-date and a pleasure to work in. We have received very favourable comments from members of staff and the colour scheme works very well. I enjoyed our working relationship and the “can-do” attitude from Harry and members of the team. I would have no hesitation in reccommending JBH to prospective clients.
Ron Athwall – Premier Decorations
JBH carried out a refurbishment to one of our facilities recently, the standard of fit and finish was extremely good and the guys who were working on the project conducted themselves very professionally. JBH are one of our approved contractors and continue to provide a high quality, cost effective and safe level of service.
JBH Refurbishments provided an outstanding service to Cornwallis School during the reconfiguration of our open plan area. They transformed the space into three classrooms and a large corridor with floor to ceiling jumbo partitioning, complete with electrics. I was impressed by their aptitude and level of service throughout the project. They went to great lengths to ensure the new rooms worked as we needed, by recommending certain products to help keep sound reverberations at a minimum. Furthermore, the team worked tirelessly to ensure the project was completed on time and with great precision. I would highly recommend their services to other schools and businesses. They are precise, quick, tidy, helpful and friendly.
Facilities Manager – Cornwallis Academy
I am utterly delighted with the work carried out by JBH Refurbishments. They have created an office space that I feel is a true representation of our company. At Relish we provide the best possible service to our customers. We have a fantastic menu and some high-profile clients, yet we felt our office area prevented us winning new business, as it did not present the best first impression. Now we have somewhere we can confidently meet with clients and be proud of our premises. I was tremendously impressed by the work carried out by JBH and I have no hesitation in recommending their refurbishment services. The design and layout is exactly what we needed and the onsite team were extremely polite, helpful and tidy. Since the office refurbishment, we have received fantastic comments from our visitors and I believe it will help us to secure new clients in the future. I suggest any business that entertains clients, or indeed wants a productive workforce, seriously reviews their office space. Having a fresh and professional office refurbishment has injected new energy into my business and I’m positive for the future.
JBH Refurbishments are a very friendly and professional team. When Jason and Harry came to meet us in our office they were very organised, professional, meticulous and knew exactly what we were after. This carried on throughout the whole design process and when the office refurbishment was taking place. The team were very quick to come back regarding design concepts, pricing and alternatives. The craftsmen and decorators that worked in our office were friendly, hardworking and did an excellent job all-round. I couldn’t recommend JBH Refurbishments enough to any other company that want a friendly, professional and fast acting company.
I am delighted with the quality of service provided by everyone at JBH Refurbishments. They arrived each day on time, with the correct tools, and wasted no time in getting started. As our own staff were still present on site, it was important they adhered to all health and safety guidelines and kept any disturbances to a minimum. Both of which they achieved without issue. I would be happy to both use, or recommend JBH Refurbishments in the future without a second thought.
Alistair Cant, IT Manager, Nella Cutlery South Ltd.
Thank you for the total refurbishment that you carried out on our reception year toilets. From the planning stages with Jason and the team, suggesting improvements to our existing set-up, to the fitting being completed by clean working, courteous tradesmen. Even a hick-up with the suppliers was quickly dealt with to make sure we got what we wanted.
School Site Manager
I have no hesitation in recommending JBH Refurbishments. They carried out an excellent refurbishment on our Maidstone office recently and I would definitely use this company again in the future.
MW Clark, Company Secretary, Brett and Randal
It was a truly professional job, managed and completed by true professionals. They showed true pride in the end result.
Office Refurbishment Operations Manager, Thames Reinforcements
JBH Refurbishments undertook a partitioning project at our premises in October 2010. The work was completed to a high standard, on time and as quoted. The team were a pleasure to work with and I would have no hesitation in recommending them.
We would like to say a big thank you to JBH for supplying and fitting our classroom ceiling. You not only supplied a very competitive price, you accommodated us with fitting the ceiling at the best time convenient to a school, half term!
We would highly recommend using JBH Refurbishments, having used their services in October 2015. The team was extremely professional, efficient and a pleasure to work with. They created a very high quality product at a very reasonable price and we were delighted with the end result.
I am utterly delighted with the work carried out by JBH Refurbishments. They have created an office space that I feel is a true representation of our company. Since the office refurbishment, we have received fantastic comments from our visitors and I believe it will help us to secure new clients in the future.
Catering Business, Kent
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