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Steve Thompson

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5.0

21 Reviews

Opening Hours
Today - 08:00–20:00
  • Monday 08:00–20:00
  • Tuesday 08:00–20:00
  • Wednesday 08:00–20:00
  • Thursday 08:00–20:00
  • Friday 08:00–20:00
  • Saturday 08:00–20:00
  • Sunday 08:00–20:00

About

I started out 30 years ago as a carpenter working on the building sites, working with architects, engineers, i then progressed onto working alongside other trades, plastering, plumbing, tiling, etc. expanding my skills, i now work for myself, i design, plan and complete all my jobs myself. I have found the best thing about having one man on the job i stay focused on the design which does not get lost when you have a multitude of men coming through the door plus the job does not get held up waiting for a trade to arrive.
I have never advertised my business, all my work comes via word of mouth, just ordinary folk passing me on because i did a nice job in their home and listened to what they wanted.
I love my job, it`s just a bonus to make a living doing what i love doing, looking at the bigger picture and putting something forward which no one else has thought of but makes their job just that little bit better, nothing is ever too much trouble at all.
I am very lucky to have worked for some great people.

What we do

  • Bathroom fitters

    • Accessible bathrooms and showers
    • Bathroom design services
    • Bathroom refurbishment
    • Bathroom Installation
    • Bathroom tiling
    • Electric Showers
    • Wet rooms
  • Carpenters

    • Joinery and carpentry

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Downstairs cloakroom refit
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Very pleased with the work done to a high standard .Steve was able to work around our dates and needing to get the flooring done seperately.So very pleased with the finished result .Steve is very friendly and takes pride in his work taking time to get it right .Would not hesitate to recommend him.
Customer in Cambridgeshire Posted on 21/02/2022 , work completed 11/02/2022
Fitting bath panel and taps
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Steve was extremely approachable and helpful right from the start. He was meticulous in his work spending time constructing a solid frame for the bath panel. He was clean and tidy throughout his work and he kept to budget. Overall very pleased and would use him again.
Customer in Cambridgeshire Posted on 20/01/2022 , work completed 18/01/2022
The trader replied (on 27/01/2022)
I just wanted to say a quick thank you for writing a really nice review, i am lucky in that i get to help out some good local folks and i enjoyed making your house nice again after previous trades had let you down so i hope it renews the faith that people should have in any tradesman. If ever you need me, i am here...
Fantastic Job Refitting Bathroom and Floors
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Right from the start we had a great experience with Steve. He was generous with his time discussing solutions and breaking down what to expect. The bulk of the work was a bathroom refit - involving gutting the room (replacing the floor and walls), moving the pipe work and fitting the bathroom suite. Other jobs included fixing creeky hallway floors and routing cables through walls. All the work including many additions was completed not only on time but beautifully and to an extremely high standard. What sets Steve apart is his high standard of work and attention to detail combined with honest and considerate customer service. Steves experience on building sites, building from foundations and in all the trades ensured there were no gaps in how the project was planned and executed which you dont get knowing only one trade in isolation. If a wall wasnt perfectly straight, steve would modifying studwork. If a floor wasn't completely level, steve would plane the joists. Steve even fixed what he could of shoddy work left behind from previous jobs such as securing noisey, rattling pipes while the floor was open. As a character steve is a very comfortable, trustworthy and considerate person to have around. As well as a good communicator - not just giving progress updates but also thorough explanations, helping me learn and understand aspects of the job. I can't recommend Steve highly enough and hope to involve him on our other renovation projects in the future.
Customer in Cambridgeshire Posted on 18/11/2021 , work completed 25/10/2021
The trader replied (on 23/11/2021)
Thank you for such lovely words, you honour me with fine accreditations, i have enjoyed working with you guys and i will enjoy coming back even more so. It works so well for everyone when people are open with each other and all a tradesman has to do is good honest work to a standard that he would have in his own house so it is not beyond the skills of all men to do this. An air of humility also goes a way so a man does not get ahead of himself and remember, the people you work for, it is their home, not just a job so to be able to create is an art.
Great job done on refitting our en-suite
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We waited a long time to get Steve's services. All his reviews were great and we were sure he would do a good job. It turned out to be a complicated bit of work and he had to use all his skills to sort out problems as they arose. He was very good at making suggestions to improve things as he went. Steve would say he is not the fastest worker because he does all the trades himself and he is always looking for perfection, but if you are patient he will do a very good job. Most days he worked very long hours into the evening to get bits of work finished. Keep plying him with cups of tea and he will be happy. We are very thrilled with our new en-suite.
Customer in Cambridgeshire Posted on 30/09/2021 , work completed 28/09/2021
Fantastic service
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Steve did a great job fixing a leak in our shower. It was a pleasure to use his services and we would highly recommend him.
Customer in Cambridgeshire Posted on 30/08/2021 , work completed 12/08/2021
Fast and friendly
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He was very quick to respond and setup a time to both view the job & a date to work on. He was incredibly friendly and his work was very clean and did exactly what I needed. I greatly appreciated his thorough checks after the work was done to ensure quality. I will be hiring him again.
Jonathan in Cambridgeshire Posted on 16/08/2021 , work completed 16/08/2021
The trader replied (on 17/08/2021)
Thank you Jonathon it was a pleasure to help you both out, I know how busy you are so it was a big surprise to see a review so quickly! It is also really good to help someone out in my neighbourhood so when you next need me, I am here...
Most helpful person ever
I’m moving home and need the bathrooms renovated and didn’t know where to start. Steve took me through all the dos and don’ts of bathrooms refits. And shared tips with me from his wealth of experience. I’m so grateful and feel so much more confident in my search for the right fittings and decision making. Thank you so much!
Rowena in Greater London Posted on 05/06/2021 (Reviewer did not use service)
The trader replied (on 17/06/2021)
Thank you, Rowena, for your lovely words, I certainly didn't expect you to write, it was just nice to help out a fellow person if lots of people helped the world would be a better place and it gives so much joy to do so. If ever you need any more help, I am here...
New bathroom, storage cupboard and toilet, all done to a very high standard
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Steve did a fantastic job of rebuilding my bathroom, and I couldn't be happier with the result! The job involved tearing out the old bathroom and fitting new furniture, plumbing, and tiles, but also tearing out and adding walls to make a built in cupboard on 2 levels, as well as replacing the downstairs toilet. All of these were done to a very high standard, with extreme attention to detail, and all within the estimated time-frame. Steve was unfazed whenever unforeseen problems arose, and was always ready with solutions. Furthermore, he was always available to discuss any and all aspects of the job, answer any questions that we had in detail, and talk us through the process of each step of the work. I should also mention that it was a pleasure having Steve around the house; while I'm glad the job is done, I will miss the conversations over cups of tea! Overall, I would thoroughly recommend Steve to anyone looking to have any sort of work done, without hesitation!
Matthew in Cambridge Posted on 18/04/2021 , work completed 14/04/2021
The trader replied (on 20/04/2021)
I am truly honoured in that i meet some fantastic people to help out such as Matt and Michelle, so thank you very much for your kind words. You were really involved with all the fine logistics and took a great interest in how it all goes together, it is such a great bonus to work with someone with an engineering back ground and appreciates the details, it was a very long job as i like to work to a standard and you guys were just great, Matt is just such a genuine guy! I have been spoilt with many cups of tea and i shall miss our talks on science, engineering and philosophy!
A kind and skilled man who goes the extra mile
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We had been bothered with a water pipe that was banging against a joist for some weeks. It was in a bedroom and made sleep very difficult. Having had to wait to get the boiler, which we thought was the cause, checked by the Gas Board, it was only a week or so before Christmas that we realised we would have to find a carpenter to look into it. Thanks to Trusted Traders and by good luck, I found Steve. It was only a small job but fiddly: removing fitted carpet and hard board and then getting under the floorboards to find the problem and working out how to cushion the pipe. Steve was very busy and only got to us at 3.30pm on Christmas Eve but he set about the job with great care, found and sorted out the difficulty and left things all neat and tidy, at 6.30pm on Christmas Eve, when he could easily have said it was too late. It helped a lot that Steve is familiar with all the building trades and not just carpentry so he knew how to locate the problem quickly. What an act of kindness as well as professionalism! I could not rate him more highly. He will be top of my list for any future work we need to have done.
Customer in Cambridgeshire Posted on 04/01/2021 , work completed 24/12/2020
Impressive QC and attention to detail
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Steve recently fixed a leaking shower for us - and by 'fixed' I mean removed the enclosure, carefully removed the tiles, improved the stud work, replaced the damaged plasterboard, replaced the tiles and refitted the enclosure. He did an amazing job - and even sourced new tiles that were apparently out of stock everywhere - and we're really pleased with Steve's QC and attention to detail. It was done to schedule and budget and Steve was a pleasure to have around, as he always talked us through his daily work and answered any questions we had. Steve has also done a few other jobs for us over the years, from carpentry to plumbing and plastering, and he's always impressed. He's now our go-to builder for any improvement or repair work we need doing. Highly recommended.
Customer in Peterborough Posted on 27/11/2020 , work completed 30/10/2020