Author: robbieds

Full service builder recommendations?

Hi everyone, Has anyone had positive experience of using full service builders – who work out all the practicalities, do drawings and help with planning permission? It’s for a major remodelling of an existing space, not an extension, so trying to work out whether better to use architects or builders for the practical stuff that precedes the building work. Any thoughts/recommendations w... »

Carpenter for fitted wardrobes

Hello, I was wondering if anyone had any recommendations for a well-priced carpenter/handyperson who’d be able to develop some simple but good quality floor-to-ceiling alcove wardrobes for our bedroom. I’ll be contacting @KarlRees for a quote, but any other recommendations gratefully received! Thanks, Robbie »

Raw Duck (from Duck Soup folk) opening in Hackney Central

Raw Duck will be opening in Hackney Central (next to Cirrik on Amhurst Rd) in late June - it's going »

Selling my Dahon Speed 7 folding bike

I'm selling my trusty Dahon Speed 7 folding bike. I've had a good lot of use from it, but no longer »

Sledgehammer for the weekend?!

Hello Hackney DIYers I am about to start a little DIY project in Lower Clapton, and the first t »