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Grimes Finishings Ltd offer a comprehensive choice of undercoats and finishes for every application from traditional hand applied one or two coat works, to machine applied projection systems and plasterboard finishing. These include:
- Traditional Float and Set
- Dab and Skim
- Tape and Joint Finish
- Metal Lath and Plaster
- Decorative Cornice and Coving
- Cost control and schedule
- Quality management
- Startup and commissioning
- Construction coordination
- Field engineering
- Contract management
- Materials management
- Labor relations
Taylor Wimpey have been associated with Grimes Finishings Directors for almost 20 years. During this time they have consistently delivered workmanship and service levels to the highest quality,coupled with a “can-do” attitude. I wouldn't have any hesitation in recommending this Company.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and your work force personally for their hard work and commmitment over the last 12 months, particularly over the past 8 weeks where you have worked tirelessly to assist Keepmoat Homes Midlands to achieve our year-end goals. Completing 102 cml's in four weeks. Without all your hard work and commitment we would not have completed this outstanding achievement. I am very aware of those individuals who have demonstrated commitment above and beyond the point at which it is reasonable to expect, and I look forward to a continued and successful business relationship with those concerned.
We are absolutely pleased with the attention and attendance by Grimes to our requirements to date. Your team mobilised rapidly and have been able to ebb and flow with the ever changing workload. The quality of the work by Grimes has been excellent and comparable to any competitor that we currently have on our approved supply chain. I therefore propose to arrange for Grimes Finishings Ltd. to be added to our package listings.
Mace and I worked directly with Grimes at project Fox in Narborough which is a challenging recovery project for Santander. The project needed forward thinking, dynamic contractors in key areas to recover a very challenging programme and ensure delivery for the client. Grimes were a key partner with Mace and the design team to deliver details for construction. Grimes team then were responsible for the installation of these demanding construction details in large quantities under very very difficult conditions. It was pleasing to see the safety standards and quality assurance priority was maintained in such difficult circumstances. The project became 24 hours working 7 days a week very quickly and the support of labour and management team from Grimes was a key factor in the early pace of the recovery programme and has put us in good stead on the critical path!
Grimes Finishings Ltd have always provided me with an excellent, responsive and high quality service with regard to all aspects of refurbishment and maintenance. Once they had completed their subcontract works on the new build Kingshurst Academy, I engaged them directly to undertake extensive refurb and maintenance works to the existing school campus which included; installation of new suspended ceilings, doors and carpentry works, carpets and vinyl flooring, painting and redecorating etc. All this work was carried out during school holiday periods, under tight time constraints to achieve very challenging deadlines and all to a very high standard.
During my time as Managing Director of Taylor Woodrow West Midlands Grimes Finishings worked on a significant number of our developments to help ensure on time results and top quality internal finishing. At this time we also won a number of NHBC awards culminating in an industry leading 9 awards in 2007. During this time Grimes Finishings also took a very proactive approach to the future of the plastering industry by creating a plastering academy in a local construction college. Grimes Finishings take great pride in service, quality and innovation. They care passionately about the industry and strive to maintain a high quality reputation.
Grimes Finishing have recently carried out a number of work packages on an ISG project which was delivered within a live education environment. The project included extensive new build and refurbishment elements of works. The packages they undertook included, brickwork, drylining, plastering, ceilings, decorations and render. The quality of work has been of a high standard and the attitude and commitment from the workforce and management ensured that the challenging programme deadlines we were set as a Main Contractor were met. Grimes performance was outstanding when we had to carry out the refurbishment of the existing school during a six week window of opportunity during the school summer holidays, this whilst still finishing works to the new build elements. Grimes were able to resource the job with the right numbers and skills to ensure that the programme was met. I would have no hesitation in recommending Grimes Finishing for any future works.
I have personally known the Grimes Directors for many years and during this period they have shown true leadership when it comes to programming, quality and performance. Since the set up of Grimes Finishings the company have continued in the same vein and continually excel in all aspects of their business.
Grimes Finishings painting: Overall finish is to a very high standard and excellent preparations of surfaces ensure a very high level of surface quality is achieved once paint application completed. As a contacts manager overseeing numerous developments using multiple contractors to complete the painting contracts I can say with certainty that Grimes Finishings level of finish is well above the industrial average. Also the level of management that your company provides to manage in house quality before the product is handed over and the labour requirements to manage our build programme is exemplary. By managing and overseeing a bigger focus on plot readiness before work commences, I feel this adds to the quality of the product .