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We are committed to sourcing more sustainable materials and using new techniques that minimise the use for concrete. Did you know concrete is the second most widely used substance on earth after water? Amazingly strong, protective and long-lasting.  It also brings with it concerns relating to the environment. It’s hard to avoid concrete, given we […]

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We started a new extension this week and estimate 8 weeks for it’s completion. It’s fingers crossed on site hoping the Beast from the East can hold off until we have put the roof on!  There was difficulty the first few days of digging and we resorted to finishing the job by hand. Even with […]

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The Federation of Master Builders has been improving standards and helping to build better for over 75 years. The FMB’s strict membership criteria and dispute resolution service gives consumers confidence and protection. Master Builders must have a minimum of 12 months’ trading history, pass an independent inspection, have public and employers’ liability insurance & pass […]

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We have had the pleasure of fitting many kitchens, using different companies over the years. In our experience, we recommend visiting Howdens Joinery for your kitchen. (This is not a sponsored post!)  Not only are you buying from a reputable name. It’s Howden’s after care that sets it apart from other companies. Maybe you thought […]

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Timber frame construction is now one of the most popular building methods used in the UK. Awareness has increased with government policies and regulations being affected. Building methods are changing and sustainability is high priority. Timber frame allows greater flexibility, offering energy efficiency and insulation compared to traditional masonry techniques. Timber houses that are built […]

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Last week the team continued with an extension in North Leeds. Nearing completion, this allowed a couple of us to brave the M1 to visit UK Construction Week (UKCW) at the NEC Birmingham. The way buildings are constructed is changing and we need to learn and evolve. We always take advantage of opportunities to keep […]

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  My first week as Office Manager at West & Hill was interesting one. Will patiently guided me through the various admin tasks he’d like me to manage as part of my role. My desk. I was initiated onto the company WhatsApp group, where I quickly realised these guys care about what they do and […]

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Hello, I’m Alice, the new Office Manager at West & Hill. I’m pleased to report that my first couple of days have been great! It’s exciting to be part of a team where everyone is passionate about what they do. I look forward to getting involved in the administrative side of the business, so that […]

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What an exciting week it’s been at West and Hill Headquarters!! On Friday interviewed three highly competent ladies shortlisted from a pool over eighty applicants for the role of Office Manager so that Will can get back to what he’s best at; renovations!! Will has a smile on his face as he is looking forward to […]