Mark has completed several carpentry/joinery projects for me over the past 8 years. The first involved the construction and fitting of a new front door and windows which were of non-standard size and style. I found Mark's details in the yellow pages. He promptly visited in order to provide a quote and went on to complete the job to a really high standard. Craftsmanship and attention to detail seem all too rare nowadays and Mark has consistently impressed in these areas. Other projects that I remember include a tailor-made shelving unit, boxing in a washing machine, a new garden gate (again non-standard size, form) replacing and remodeling internal doors and recommisioning some 30 year old internal sliding doors. Recommending a craftsman is not something I do lightly but colleagues, neighbours and family have all been throroughly satisfied with Mark's work. I think it might be possible to find someone to do a job a little cheaper but Mark's work has stood the test of time and I think that is far more important in the scheme of things.
Mr D.M. (Hackney E9)
Mark Shrimplin provided an excellent level of service. Mark was reliable, always arrived on time, after discussions of the requirements provided quotes in advance to which he adhered, completed the work in the time frames given and the quality of workmanship was excellent. Mark is trustworthy and was left on his own to work in the house while I was at work. In the kitchen Mark designed and built a bespoke hanging, sliding cutlery drawer in the kitchen, replaced all the kitchen cupboard fronts involving some redesign. Mark built a bespoke cupboard in the dining room and also repaired “sagging floorboards” in the sitting room. Ms. L.K. (Isle of Dogs E14)
Mark has carried out many jobs for us as we keep asking him to come back! He fitted a lovely patio door in our kitchen (converting existing windows into a door). Other jobs included laying a large decking area in our garden, repairing a garden fence, installing new garage doors and even fitting a new bay window. His work is always top quality. We have no hesitation in recommending Mark.
Mr & Mrs J.E. (Bickley Kent BR7)
I originally met Mark a few years ago when he built an under stair cupboard for me. Mark built the cupboard exactly to specification, in the timescales agreed but most of all to a very high quality. A year or so later, I asked Mark to fit two sliding cupboards in our bedrooms in addition to replacing every single the door in the house. Once again, the quality of Mark’s work was outstanding and it is fair to say he will be my carpenter for life (as long as he accepts my jobs!). Above all of this, Mark is trust worthy and true to his word meaning he is one of the few workmen I feel comfortable leave the keys to my house with. Thank you Mark, it all looks fantastic!
Mr. J. D-P (Beckton E16)
Mark Shrimplin has done some outstanding work for me. From my first contact with him I found him to be efficient , charming and punctual. His craftsmanship is of a very high standard with attention to detail. His tidiness and cleaning up at the end of each day was much appreciated. I highly recommend him.
Mrs D.H. (Bloomsbury WC1A)