Superior quality building services throughout the Thames Valley.


We approach the renovation of old, listed and unusual buildings with the utmost care and the highest degrees of experience and expertise. Whether you need the precision replacement of Georgian sash window, a shell of a building bringing back to life, or a sympathetic extension on an old or listed building we can help you right from the start.


If your life has changed, but you don’t want to change your home, or maybe you need to make more of your available space, perhaps you should consider a home refurbishment. We can help you bring new life into your home. From a single room redesign, to a ground floor or even whole house reconfiguration, our experience, expertise and friendly team can give you all the benefits and excitement of moving to a new home, without the hassle.


Don’t want to move, but need more space? A home extension, loft conversion or stand alone new building could be the solution to your needs. There are many options nowadays including garden rooms, home offices and gyms, some need planning permission, some don’t. Let us help you find the best solution.





Trust, Integrity, Personal Communication, Discretion, Sensitivity

We never forget it is your home.

Welcome to Nicholas Bolt Limited. We are a friendly, independent building company based in Caversham, Berkshire.

We provide highest quality building services throughout Berkshire, Oxfordshire and the Thames Valley, from a single room refufurbishment, to a complete new build.

We offer a uniquely personal approach. Founder and Director Nick Bolt is always the main point of contact on site, whilst Co-Director Emma Rennie is in charge of the office.

Nick and Emma are ably supported by a team of some of the region’s finest craftsmen and craftswomen, hand picked for their expertise, experience, politeness and can do attitude.

Our philosophy is very simple; we are a family owned and run building company who offers best of breed solutions to your building requirements in a clear, open, sensitive and honest manner. By being this, we may not be the cheapest, but we will never cut corners and we will ensure our time with you will cause as little disruption as possible.
As a responsible company we meet and surpass the industry’s on site codes of conduct including the Considerate Constructors Scheme.
We employ a male and female workforce, not only because they are the best for the job, but it encourages and creates a very friendly, family environment around the site.
We never forget that it is your home we are working on and as such, we make every effort to keep disruption to a minimum.
We clear up at the end of each day leaving the site as tidy and clean as possible.
Please do ask us, we are happy to help out wherever feasible whilst we are on site.

“Nick and his team were a breath of fresh air.

Nothing was too much trouble, disruption and mess was kept to a minimum and they even helped me in with my shopping!

I can’t recommend Nicholas Bolt Ltd highly enough”

From a small extension, loft conversion or refurbishment, to a large scale renovation or new build, Nicholas Bolt Ltd will help you from the very start

  • Free initial consultation
  • Experienced working with architects or clients direct
  • Constant communication
  • Experienced male and female workforce
  • Fully insured
  • On site code of conduct
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What our clients have to say

“Nick and his team delivered a very challenging building project on time, on budget and with the minimum of fuss. I couldn’t have asked for more.”
“We required a sympathetic and expert approach to renovations on our lovely old cottage. Nick and his team surpassed our highest standards. I’d recommend Nicholas Bolt Ltd”
“We had a big project spread over many, many months with many changes. Nick always found the answer whatever challenge we presented to him.”