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Reliability & timekeeping

Invoice history based on 16 reviews.

Invoice History
Charged as per quote / estimate93.75%
Above quote / estimate: kept informed6.25%
Appointments reported as missed (6 months) 0
Average score 9.76
21 reviews
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Building a Reputation 

At our core, we are builders. Passionate about designing spaces. Who build beautiful homes in Surrey. With over 18 years in the local Surrey building trade, we provide a bespoke and personal experience. Whether you wish to create an open plan living space, a kitchen extension, loft conversion or a complete new build we want to get to the heart of what you want to achieve.   From mulling over an initial idea or inspiration you may have, through to the design and actual build work, our philosophy is simply to listen to our customers.  

Our Work 

We undertake building work of all shapes and sizes. From extensions to loft conversions to complete new builds. We believe in the traditional but highest standards of quality, professionalism, and trust. Our customers agree. Check out our case studies of our previous projects. 

Working With Us 

We believe in delivering transparency from the outset. Our professional quotes are incredibly detailed and will provide you with the cost of every material we will use, down to a box of nails. We pride ourselves on staying on budget. With fortnightly invoicing of work completed, you can plan and manage your budget, with no hidden surprises.  Someone is always in the office at the end of the phone if there is anything you need to discuss. We are with you until the job is done. 

Tom Nicholls - Owner 

I’m Tom Nicholls and ever since I can remember I have had a passion for building things! Spending over 10 years perfecting my trade as a bricklayer on many a building sites across Surrey. With projects running over time, over budget and not to the highest standards, I avidly believed then as I do now, that we could offer something better.  It was my dream to start TN Design & Build in Walton on Thames, Surrey, over 9 years ago. With a vision to provide the highest quality workmanship and personal experience to each and every customer. I now get to help people every day build their dream home. 

But I certainly don’t do it alone.  For each project, we bring on our talented and trusted partners. These relationships are critical to success and we thrive on these long-standing relationships and the different perspectives they bring to ensure we keep our design and builds up to date and competitive.  

Sharon - Accountant 

Unlike many other small businesses, we have our in-house accountant. Sharon ensures we deliver on one of our core standards of trust.  Keeping your project costs up to date and with fortnightly invoicing throughout a job, there will be no hidden or surprise costs.  

Adam and Chris - Site Foremen 

Regardless of the nature or size of job, you will have your own dedicated site foreman running the smooth day to day management of your build.  Adam and Chris can be found on site every day and their main priority is to organise and deliver your build on time (or ahead if they can) and to the highest standard. 

Kimberley - Office Co-ordinator 

In the office, is Kimberley. As your first point of contact, she will arrange everything from the initial meeting with Tom through to keeping you up to date at every stage of the build.  As a busy mum, she understands the challenges of juggling family life with work commitments, let alone a new build project too! Kimberley will listen to any concerns, answer your questions and provide reassurance throughout the life of your build. 

Based in

Walton-on-Thames, Surrey

Works in

Addlestone, Ascot, Byfleet, Chertsey, Esher, Guildford, Hersham, Molesey, Ottershaw, Richmond, Row Town, Shepperton, Sunningdale, Surbiton, Teddington, Virginia Water, Walton-On-Thames, Weybridge