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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


Jay Detheridge - Jay D Electrical Services, based in Monmouth

Phone: 07960 006770   Email:   Website

Recommended by the Catbrook Hall Trustees - "Jay has recently sorted out all the electrical problems at the hall and is a really nice, helpful guy from Monmouth."

Oak Tree Electrical - Pete Stevens, Electrician. Based in Catbrook, Phone 01600 899010

Recommended by Steve Vass and also by Helen Taylor, who says: "I am very happy to recommend Pete. He was punctual, friendly and very professional. He did a good job and next time I need an electrician, I will certainly call him. I can’t say fairer than that!"

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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


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 and by Guy & Sarah Bowden

Chimney Sweep - Will Smith

Email :


Mobile: 07551 199523

Wyedean Chimney Sweeps & Stove installers are experts in chimney sweeping as well as the maintenance of solid fuel burners, flues and chimney pots. 

Recommended by Guy & Sarah Bowden for fitting an anti-downdraught cowl!


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!"


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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Log cutting, chain sawing and splitting - Pete Dunckley

Mobile: 07827 316192

If you need help with any aspect of sawing, cutting, splitting wood etc

Pete can be contacted on the above number. Did a brilliant job with all our logs and is highly recommended.

Recommended by Andy & Justine Pullan

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Blue Poppy Bookkeeping and Home Services - Paula Morgan

Tel: 01594 836645 or 07539 770593

Bookkeeping Email:

Home Services Email:

Mobile Accounting Service (experience in all aspects of Financial Administration) as well as General Garden Maintenance, Domestic Cleaning, Housekeeping and Interior Decorating.

Recommended by Shirley Allen



Mobile: 07825 347732

Grounded in a love for people, music and story, Ryan Evans Media provides a bespoke media service to deliver quality films and videos that connect an audience. Specialising in promotional videos for businesses, Ryan gets to know you and your business first, to tell the story that you want your audience to hear.

Recommended by Shirley Lawton

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