Oxford & London Building Co Ltd


Tel: 02088770526
Mobile: 02033703283

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Joined: 11/04/2005


The Oxford and London Building Company
- Specialists in conversions and restorations to period property

OLBC is a specialist firm of builders with extensive experience of conversions and refurbishments to period property. Our service is particularly well suited to clients seeking a sympathetic understanding of older buildings together with a high degree of attention to detail and finishing skill. We undertake a range of extensions and conversions designed to fulfill their purpose and compliment the architectural style of the building.

We are able to manage a project through all stages from drawing up plans to fitting kitchens and bathrooms and complete redecoration.

OLBC also specialises in restoration and conservation work. Amongst our areas of expertise we can offer specialist brickwork and leadwork services including lime mortar work and leadroofing plaster cornice restoration and repair fireplace restoration and replacement and high quality carpentry.

We are very happy to provide client references and arrange visits to current projects. We carry all risks insurance.

OLBC operates over much of London with particular emphasis on the areas of SW and W London.

Please visit our website to find out more about the services we offer.

- The complete basement conversion service

OLBC has a specialist operational arm offering a complete design and build package for basement conversions and new excavations. From drawing plans and dealing with planning permissions to final fit out and decoration we look after the details thereby taking the strain off you.

We have considerable experience of basement projects within all styles and sizes of period property across London. BasementWorks can create beautiful bright habitable rooms and believe we are very keenly priced compared with our key competitors.

We are also able to offer more extensive services including hardwood flooring underfloor heating specialist lighting automation systems air conditioning etc or other design features as required.

Please visit our website to find out more about the services we offer.

Case Studies

London, Basement Excavationin Wandsworth


Oxford and London Building Company were engaged by a private client who needed an experienced basement construction company to deliver a design and build basement project on a demanding scale and a demanding finish. The client selected OLBC as they had confidence in our ability to deliver an exceptional standard of design and finish. As you can see from the photos, the end result is spectacular and you wouldn't know that you were in a basement at all. The feeling of space is seamless and the finish faultless.

Project particulars: Design and build basement package by OLBC Ltd with the following partners: 
Structural Engineering: MMP Ltd 
Building Inspection: JHAI
Interior Design: OLBC Ltd 
Contract: JCT Minor Works 
Basement damp proofing system: Delta Membranes 
Basement Lighting controls: BTI 
Bathroom fittings: Porcelanosa 
Total internal area: 130 sq m 
Project Duration: 9 months 
Local Authority: LB Wandsworth

Regency Renovation in London, W8


Oxford & London Building Company undertook a complete architectural re-design of this large, semi-detached, Regency villa in West London. OLBC developed the client’s brief to create a spacious family home whilst returning elements of the building’s original charm, stripped out in a 1970’s property refurbishment. The back corner of the house was removed allowing kitchen ceiling to run at a unified level into the conservatory, which was re-built, flooding the ground floor with light. A basement conversion to the lower ground floor containing a media room, nanny suite, custom wine cellar and gym was carried out as a part of the house refurbishment. Awkward alterations to the staircase were removed and the elegant flow of the original, thin profile, Regency staircase was returned thanks to a complex steel frame made by our craftsmen. Floor levels assimilated throughout the house, giving back to the building its elegant proportions, and finished to a high interior specification with digitally controlled, gas fired under-floor heating throughout.

Project particulars: Design and build package by OLBC Ltd with the following partners: 
Structural Engineering: Alan Green / Richard Dore Associates 
Building Inspection: JHAI Ltd 
Interior Design: OLBC Ltd and Daniel Hopwood Ltd 
Contract: JCT Minor Works 
Basement waterproofing & sumps: Delta 
Total internal area: 450 sq m 
Project Cost: £1.5M 
Project Duration: 13 months 
Local Authority: RB Kensington & Chelsea .

Member type

FMB member with TrustMark

  • Have signed the TrustMark license
  • Have had an inspection on a job in progress on joining and on a completed development every three years thereafter
  • Has a minimum of twelve months trading
  • Verified no un-discharged bankruptcies or relevant and outstanding County Court Judgments
  • Have passed credit checks, public record and director checks
  • Has Public and Employer (if applicable) Liability Insurance
  • VAT registration (if applicable)
  • Confirmation of business address/details
  • Oxford & London Building Co Ltd has agreed to abide by the FMB Disputes Resolution and Complaints Procedures
  • Has signed up to the FMB Code of Practice
  • Can offer the suite of FMB Insurance warranty products for the domestic and commercial markets (contact the FMB Insurance office for rates)

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