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ABOUT US

Finding Inspiration in Every Turn

Cubic One Construction Ltd is a building and refurbishment contractor with offices in Hertfordshire and North London, providing professional building services within London and the Home Counties, operating across all sectors of the building industry.

With over 30 years of experience under our belts within the construction industry originating from previous trades-based companies which focused on small to medium residential building works progressing over time to incorporate more complex and diverse building projects.

As a recognition of this change in business strategy, Cubic One Construction Ltd was established combining two very experienced companies, 

Wiggs Carpentry & Building Ltd & MC Construction & Electrical Contractors Ltd.

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Since the formation of the new company, our reputation has gone from strength to strength with over 95% of our projects originating from either referrals or repeat business.  We pride ourselves not only on the quality of our work, but also on the high level of client service, professionalism, expertise and aftercare that we deliver.

 

Combining the skills of our hands-on directors and the talents of our tradespeople, we provide a personal approach to every project we complete enabling us to develop long term relationships with our clients.

MEET THE DIRECTORS

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MARIO CASTIGLIONE
Founder, New Business & Project Director

Originally an electrician by trade, Mario built a successful electrical business whilst gaining the knowledge and experience of all the trades over the years before eventually moving into fully managed construction projects.

 

Mario spends his time meeting potential new clients, dedicating important time to our current clients projects and can be seen on-site monitoring the progress of the works.

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LORRAINE LAKE
Founder, Operations Director

With a diverse experience of managing complex projects which derive from her project management roles working for blue chip organisations in London, Lorraine manages all the business, finance and marketing operations of the company.

 

She brings considerable multi-functional expertise in a number of different areas throughout the business including operational management, finance, marketing, sales and business strategy.

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MATT WIGGS
Founder, Site Operations Director

Starting out as a Carpenter, Matt initially focused on small residential home building works, he expanded the business over time to incorporate all sectors of the building industry. During this period Matt developed the expertise required to deliver high quality, complex and diverse building projects.

 

Matt focuses the majority of his time on managing these projects and can be found on-site overseeing the numerous trades to ensure that our clients receive a highly professional service throughout the cycle of their works.

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PUBLIC LIABILITY
INSURANCE

Full public liability insurance to protect our business, trades people, clients and members of the public for any property damage or injuries while on your premises. We are more than happy to send you a copy of our insurance certificate on request.

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HEALTH & SAFETY POLICY

Wiggs Carpentry & Building Ltd is committed to ensuring the safety of its employees, clients, members of the public and anyone else who are affected by our operations.  The company commits to operating in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work (etc) Act 1974.

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FEDERATION OF MASTER BUILDERS

We have achieved the status of Master Builder which goes beyond 'checked' or 'rated' and demonstrates our company has been professionally vetted by the FMB, the UK's largest trade organisation in the building industry. About FMB

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FEDERATIONS OF CONTRACTS & PAYMENT PLANS

Contracts are provided for all projects regardless of size and are to help us and our clients agree on the scope of the work, timescale and payments.  The contract is to safeguard both parties whilst also being fair and transparent.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • How can I be sure I've found a good building contractor?
    Recommendations and references are good ways to find reliable contractors who will do a good job. If you can't get personal recommendations from people you know and trust, then ask for references. It is best to get 2 or 3 recent examples of similar work they have carried out and the contact details for the people they did the work for. They will be a member of the Federation of Master Builders as all companies have been fully vetted and their works verified.
  • Do I need to apply for planning permission or building control approval?
    If you are converting an existing building or loft conversion, then there is a good chance that you won't need planning permission as these works can be carried out under permitted development but you will still need building control approval. If you are building something new or making a major change to a building then you will most probably need planning permission and the easiest way to do this is to check with a local architect or refer to Planning Permission Advice.
  • Do I need to have a written contract in place before any building work commences?
    Yes, as soon as you give a contractor the go-ahead, you have made a contract with them even if it's not written down. Make sure you get a contract in writing beforehand so both parties can agree upfront what is included and what isn't.
  • What about insurance policies?
    Reputable building contractors will have Public Liability and Employers' Liability insurance in place so ask to see a copy of their certificates for your peace of mind. If you have home or contents insurance then you will need to contact them to check that you will be covered during the duration of the work. Your insurer will probably want to know what contractor you're using and what insurance they have.
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