Have you received great service from a builder, decorator, electrician, chimney sweep or tree surgeon? 

Share your experiences with the rest of Catbrook and the local district - please note we will publish your name, but not your contact details.

To recommend a local service or person, please email Sarah 


Shane Dunsbee - Plumber / Bathroom / Kitchen / Heating Installations.


Very highly recommended for quality work at reasonable prices. Shane always turns up at the agreed time and leaves the site clean and tidy. No job seems to be too small or too large

Phone/fax: 01291 625839       Mobile: 07809 366272

Recommended by Stuart Chapman

Matthew Morgan - Painter & Decorator


J&M Decorators - 01600 715742


Recommended by Steve Vass


Graham Crote - Plumber, Builder, Master Carpenter

Phone 01594 564756 or 07950 960081

Matt Beddoes - Stonemason, walls, decorating, general building work

Phone 01600 712800 or 07960 840261

Both recommended by Sue Cobourne


Gary Rawlins - Joiner and Cabinet Maker, Broadstone

Phone 01600 860867 and 07419 344801

Recommended by Chris and Gretchen Mattison


David & Vanessa Sayers - Kitchens By Design

Phone 01594 809682

J P Colewell - Tiling &Property Maintenance

Phone 01600 860631 or 07790 262582  or email

PLASTERERS! Daniel Harris 07545 047993 and Martyn Heywood 07931 526329

All of these recommended by Ian and Maria Cameron

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Chepstow Fuel Centre - LPG gas supply, installation and servicing

Unit 12 Bulwark Industrial Estate NP16 5QZ

Phone: 01291 623485

Recommended by Steve Vass


D & D Disco - Music for all occasions by Peter and Katrina

Phone: 07934 660711 and 07794 064308

Visit their Facebook Page

"They were very good at our children's party, played all of our requests, were great with the children and reasonably priced" - Recommended by Nerys Chaplin


Oak Tree Electrical - Pete Stevens, Electrician

Based in Catbrook, Phone 01600 899010

Recommended by Steve Vass

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GAP Cleaning Services - Andy Sharpe

Phone: 01594 590950 and 07511 898814

Professional external cleaning specialising in pressure washing and gutter cleaning.

"Reliable, efficient and reasonably prices" - Recommended by Stuart Chapman


Dennis Walker & Son Tree Services, Abergavenny

Phone: 01873 821487 and 07816 026139

Email:      visit their website

Recommended by Steve Vass

Trunk Arb - Tree Surgery - Mark Harris

Phone 07843 688229      visit the website

Recommended by Maria Cameron


Edem Garden Services


"I have used Edem garden services several times and have found them to be reasonable in price and very efficient, capable and hard working. They turn up at the time they say, work very hard to get the job done and remain polite and cheerful under all weathers"


Recommended by Jo German-Morris


John Hall - TV, Aerial and Satellite Services (supplied TV aerial to the Memorial Hall!)

Based in Penallt, Phone 01600 716604 and 07468 576361

Recommended by Steve Vass and also Sarah and Guy Bowden

Terry's Digital - TV, satellite and aerial

Based in Ross on Wye, Phone 01600 719643 or visit their website

Recommended by Gretchen Mattison

DS Music - Music shop and sheet music specialist at Monnow Street Monmouth

Phone: 01600 772770 or visit their website for full information 

Recommended by Pat Gooding


Gill Creighton - cleaner - 07865 347540


Gill has been cleaning for 3 years in her own business plus cleaning for a couple of agencies. She can provide references, has her own transport and is based in Abergavenny. She currently has several clients in the Catbrook area so get in touch with her if you would like to discuss your cleaning needs.”


Recommended by Shirley Allen


Chimney Sweep - Johnny The Sweep

Email :


Mobile: 07875 687517

Home: 01600 714438

A local member of The Guild of Master Chimney Sweeps. Providing a professional, reliable and friendly chimney sweeping service covering Monmouthshire and surrounding areas.

Recommended by Andy & Justine Pullan


Handyman - Christian Lawton


Mobile: 07841 409305

Painting, decorating, general handyman, plastering, tiling, garden work and other jobs undertaken - friendly, efficient and lives locally!

Recommended by Shirley Lawton


Dog Boarding in Catbrook - Alison Pearson on 07733 268369


A home from home for your beloved pet, both boarding and day care with dogs cared for as one of the family at a large house in Catbrook with a secure garden and paddock for visiting dogs to explore and make themselves at home. Alison will even send you photos of your happy dog on holiday!

Email: or visit the Facebook Page


Recommended by Aimee Powell and Guy and Sarah Bowden

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And not forgetting cats!

Little Pet Care Company - cat sitting and dog walking - Liz Govett 07713 139968

Email: or visit the Facebook Page

Recommended by Shirley Lawton

Upper Park Cattery, Llangarron near Ross-on-Wye

Speak to Fiona on 01989 770700 or email

Visit the website

"Luxury boarding cattery in a lovely rural location. There are chickens for the cats to watch so they never get bored!" Recommended by Guy and Sarah Bowden

The Elms Cattery, New Dixton Road, Monmouth

Visit the website

"A family run cattery with heated chalets is the purrrfect place for your pampered pet - they'll even send you photos while you're away" Recommended by Steve Vass and Janet Clare-Vass


Make up and colour advice service from Michele Moriarty-Jones


Catbrook resident Michele can help you with make up advice for all ages, choosing the right colours for you, application, what products to buy and how to look great without spending a fortune! Personal consultations or parties at home.


Contact Michele on her Facebook page or phone 07789 438772


Recommended by Lisa Armstrong

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Sam Durant, based at Grove House in Catbrook, runs a beauty salon where you can enjoy a range of treatments ranging from gel nails, pedicures, eyebrow shaping, lash lifting and facials including dermaplaning. Enjoy the 1-2-1 experience this home salon can offer you.


Contact Sam on her Facebook pagephone 07598 908830 or email Sam.

Recommended by Katie Price: "“Had a really lovely manicure from Sam yesterday, she was professional but friendly, we had a fab chat about life in Catbrook and am chuffed with my nails too she did a great job! It’s amazing to have this on our doorsteps. Thank you Sam!"

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The Curry Queen @ The Carpenters Arms

Fabulous homemade Curries, Rice, Naans and Sides, frozen and ready to heat at home.

Order by Sunday each week for delivery to your door Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Excellent value and absolutely delicious. For full details and ordering, visit the website


Recommended by Justine and Andy Pullan, Sarah and Guy Bowden, Sue Cobourne and many of the Hall Committee!


Where to stay - Foxes Reach Cottage, Catbrook

For more information and reviews see the website 

and TripAdvisor

Quietly located in Catbrook, Foxes Reach cottage is a perfect location for families and 

walkers, with great walks from the doorstep . Tintern Abbey and a myriad of other historic, 

sporting and family friendly attractions are easily reached. Sleeps 6 plus one baby; 

exceptionally well-equipped; superfast wi-fi.

The sheltered well stocked garden has its own hot tub  and the cottage is pet friendly.

This cottage is also often chosen for honeymoons, family reunions, anniversaries, 

and significant birthdays by couples requiring the luxury of a little extra private space.


Recommended by Fiona Wilton 

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House sitter - Lorna Fisher

Lorna Fisher used to live in Catbrook and attended the school here.  After many years abroad she now lives back in the Wye Valley and is available for house sitting. She has a camper van,  and can either live in it parked at your home or in your house - for one night or much longer.  Lorna has a lifetime of experience with horses, dogs and goats and  can provide reliable, careful care for your pets and your home. Excellent local references available.


Recommended by Fiona Wilton