Wade Gilman (Wade the Builder)


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Website | 0115 849 4490
17 Winchester Cres, Ilkeston DE7 5EJ, UK

Opening Hours:
Monday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Area Served:
Within 4 miles (6.4km) of 17 Winchester Cres, Ilkeston DE7 5EJ, UK
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Hi I'm Wade

I am fully qualified to level 3 in City and Guilds (Trowel Occupations) and hold a Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) Gold Card. My customers include householders and small businesses. I have been in the building industry for over 12 years and pride myself on my punctual, professional attitude. I am a specialist in bricklaying, repointing and brickwork repair. I am also experienced in building garden walls, rendering and many other services.

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Services I offer

High quality brickwork
Property maintenance and repairs
Other building services

Backed with quality

I take the quality of my work very seriously. That is why I am proud to be a part of the Trusted Trader scheme.

"Wade worked at a fast pace, he was very friendly and thorough. We would have him back and tell family and friends about his service."

A quote from a customer on the Trusted Trader website. Please click the quote for more testimonials

High quality brickwork

I am fluent in many types of brick work to help suit your needs including, garden walls, boundary walls, extensions, interior walls and exterior walls. Standard mortar and lime mortar finishes, with varying types of brickwork finishes such as, flush and bucket handle pointing. I take pride in matching previous brick work and I will go the extra mile to achieve the best match to your previous bricks so it blends into your home. I am also used to block working with various forms of block work.


I have expanded my working knowledge of stone walling through education and practical experience through the creation of normal stone walls. I also work with dry stone walling rebuilding dry stone walls.

Property maintenance and repairs

I am competant in all manner of property repair and maintenance. This includes repairing brick work and block work, repairing damaged brickwork by matching and replacing broken bricks. I am highly capable of repointing large or small jobs. I am happy to modify brick and block work for the installation of new doors and windows or, for any home improvement needs such as filling that hole left by your new boiler instalation.

Other building services

This include patio and driveway work, helping with extension work and adding new plaster board walls to an existing space. I am also here to help with the little jobs. Helping to landscape your garden such as creating brickwork flower beds and paths and boundaries, painting and decorating and helping with the set-up of "flat-pack" furniture.

Google Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars (7 total ratings)

5 Star
Wade provided great workmanship, attention to detail and top customer service.
Tuesday 27th September 2022
Richard Naylor
5 Star
Thank you wade your quik efficient and a pleasure to talk to I will be recomending you to freinds and family and others thanks again for the dry wall repair keep up the good work m8.. 😁
Thursday 11th August 2022
Daniel Homer
5 Star
Wade has recently finished repointing my house. He has done a fantastic job for a great price. Would highly recommend.
Friday 16th April 2021
Karen Linnett
5 Star
Would highly recommend Wade, after having new windows fitted he's done a great job on outside of house. Also laying slabs putting a step in for patio doors. Nothing been to much trouble thanks Wade
Tuesday 3rd July 2018
Alan Gilman
5 Star
Best builder there is
Thursday 4th October 2018