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by jenny Thurgut on Vision Development
At last

After holdups caused by the snow the great day arrived last Thursday. We had a visit from Tim the day before to ensure everything was in place and very early on Thursday along came David. Within hours the bomb site turned into the shell of a long awaited wet room. he worked all through and by the time he left we could at last see how this was going to look. The quality of workmanship was excellent and two of them worked through to get the bulk of the frame finished. We have some way to go but I cannot fault the quality and workmanship. Thank you Vision for restoring my faith in craftsmanship.

by Christina Dewey on Vision Development
New Build House

New Build Home in Chandlers FordThis was our 6th new build and we were initially sceptical about using timber frame however we were so glad we did ! Vision are a very professional, friendly, family run business and a delight to deal with. Initially Tim guided us through the whole process, he is very practical, easy to talk to and is full of enthusiasm. He was always on hand to provide advice and is very knowledgable about all new building products. The Team were also very professional and helpful particularly Lucy in the office and Dawid on site. The build started on time, ran smoothly and continuously and completed on schedule. That is not something that happens every day in the building industry ! Well done Vision.

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by Andy Neilson on Vision Development
Fantastic throughout

Timber Frame House in BasingstokeI was so pleased to have found Vision Developments. From the outset speaking with Tim I knew I wanted to use them. His can do attitude, experience and contacts was great. He and his team Jane, Lucy and Rafal were always very helpful and willing to put themselves out even after the build. The build itself was dealt with very professionally by Roy and Christian. The plot was very tight but again the can do attitude that seems to run through the company got it done. Really pleased with the house. I will definitely use Vision on the next project.

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by eddie hill on Vision Development

We discovered Vision whilst exploring companies other than our regular timber frame suppliers who appeared to be to busy to do a one off house.Form the first phone call, I soon realised that they were a well run, friendly and approachable family business and that goes along way in my book.The desing process was slick, and we had ammendments throughout the process both from our side and from theirs but there was never an issue, no ego to fight, in order to make the design as we wanted.The site the frame was fro, is a particular constrained site. No cranes, no storage. Vision, pleased can you slit my delivery? Yes they said, no t a problem they said. When we had a delay for the last delivery, they changed the date with less than 12 hours notice, with out a quibble or an abortive fee.I am a developer, and I am used to dealing in this industry and it can be frustrating at the best of times but Vision went against that grain and made the process as easy and stress free as it possibly could be.Thank you Jane and Lucy, sorry it has taken me a while to get to write this!!!

by Nigel Jones on Vision Development

Timber Frame ShowroomTim and his team at Vision were very professional in every aspect from design to installation of a very large timber framed construction that was fitted out into a showroom. The whole project was completed on time and within budget. I would definitely use them again

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by Stuart on Vision Development
Great job

Vision built the timber frame and external wood cladding for our one story extension. They have done a great job and we are really pleased with the end result. Great company to deal with and would happily recommend.

by Gwen Dakin on Vision Development
Garden House

New Build in HighclereTim and his team were most helpful from our first visit to them, when the idea first arose to build house for our daughter and son in law in our garden. At every step of the way Vision Development's organisation and schedule were exactly on time. It is not an easy site to access, but no fuss was made, and the frame was up and finished within two weeks. Tim was always on hand to answer any queries or problems from the council with great patience and information. We are thrilled with the house, and we would highly recommend Tim and his team for any project.

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by Humphrey Barber on Vision Development
Fantastic Cabin in the Woods

Timber Frame CabinReally happy with our new cabin. Communication with Tim and his staff was great from the off, which reassured us we were making the right choice. Once the structure arrived on site it flew up and the standard of finish is great. Other builders and the building inspector from the council have commented favourably on the quality of the materials used and the quality of the construction itself. We made a couple of changes 'on-the-fly' which were accomodated by the contractors on site (although I'm sure they won't thank me for suggesting that they enjoy awkward customers).We are really happy with the building itself, but the best bit is that when people ask how much it cost and we tell them, they are stunned by how affordable it is.

by Hillside Farm on Vision Development
Off with the Old & On with the New

Large Extension to Chalet BungalowOur project wasn’t a simple one, but there again it would seem that most things we do never are.

Unlike most people who are sensible and build a house from the beginning so everything is designed together, our project was to turn an existing poorly insulated 1960’s chalet bungalow into a large more efficient aesthetically pleasing house. Many timber frame manufacturers wouldn’t entertain such a scheme due to the technical difficulties of matching the new timber structure to the existing masonry walls. Vision Developments however were happy to take on the challenge. They worked with us and our drawings to design the structure that would enable them to match the new timber frame to the old imperfect walls. Just to make things more difficult for them we then broke the news that we also remaining resident in the house during the work. Un-phased by our stupidity Vision put together an efficient sequence of work to seamlessly remove the existing bungalow roof, erect the first floor wall panels, partitions and crane in the huge 9 metre wide roof trusses to complete the outer shell as quickly as possible. It was very much a case of “Off with the old and on with the New” which enabled the building to be stripped and water proof again all within one month. During this time there were a few hic-ups and challenges where we would make a few “last minute” adjustments. The workmen on site however were very friendly and organised, and worked efficiently to deal with these issues to get our structure up as fast possible. Without the confident, helpful and professional approach of Vision Development the work to our house would have been far more difficult and stressful and we would not have been able to remain in the dwelling while the work progressed. We highly recommend them.

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by Jon & val on Vision Development
Two storey extension and replacement roof

Open Panel Extension in Sonning CommonWe contracted Vision to provide us with the timber frame for our self build extension. The roof was quite complex and demanding in that we replaced the whole existing roof while we were still living in it! We needed someone who could handle this and felt Vision right for the job and they were local.Adam led the project from liaison with the technical drawings through to coming on site and building it. This worked well and went very smoothly. The construction only took a few weeks which considering the nature of the build was very good. Vision also helped us by additionally providing the groundworks and recommending their preferred contractors like the scaffolding.All in all they were very helpful, did what they said they would and ran on time. We would like to thank the whole team for their input in realising our home.

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