Member of Checkatrade

Active Property Care are proud members of Checkatrade.

Checkatrade is a large directory of trades and services who have been vetted to high standards, for example by verifying the company insurance, qualifications and professional memberships.

Not only that, but Checkatrade also monitor the work on an ongoing basis by collecting feedback directly from customers. As members of Checkatrade, our credibility and reliability is always assured so please get in touch today and see what we can do for you. Please see some of our testimonials on the Checkatrade Website


Customer Feedback

Refit of Bathroom
"Gutted original bathroom and then refitted new suite, tiled walls and decorated. Very pleased with end result. Excellent workmanship, did not cut any corners and did a very professional job. Trustworthy and reliable. Highly recommended".
- Customer in Staines.

Kitchen cabinets/repair. Bedroom painting/decorating plus new doors/refurbishment built-in wardrobe.
"Colin and Steve are skilled tradesmen and provided workable solutions to some difficult problems. Have no hesitation in recommending them because the finished jobs are excellent. Will definitely ask them to do more work. It's such a relief to find a reliable, trustworthy workforce with a wide variety of maintenance skills" -Customer in Twickenham.

Custom made oak wardrobes
"I explained exactly what I wanted and I received an estimate in a matter of days. Work started within 2 weeks and the wardrobes were built to my requirements. In fact I am getting many compliments on the workmanship and style." - Customer in Feltham.

Fitting of rear door and frame to shop, including locks.

“A thorough workman-like job in supplying and fitting a rear door. Very reliable worker with excellent suggestions for a better finish. Would recommend at anytime for future customers.” - Customer in Hampton

New front door fitted.

" Excellent service, arrived on time and great attention to detail and finish, couldn't have been more helpful." -
Customer in Twickenham

Painted porch, living room and conservatory


“At last! A reliable, friendly, professional team who did a fantastic job, really happy.” - Customer in Twickenham

Shower room, downstairs toilet


" Excellent workmanship, very clean work, good time-keeping, very good service, always helpful. I will be using Active Property again and will recommend them to my friends." -
Customer in London

Repaired and repainted exterior woodwork to windows on 1st and 2nd floor


" Colin repaired the defective woodwork to the window sills and did a good job on repainting the exterior woodwork to the front of the property. I would be happy to recommend them.
- Customer in Feltham.

Back garage door and frame renewed


" A most competent and careful workman. Nothing was too much trouble." - Customer in Twickenham.

Moving fitted kitchen furniture

" We had an urgent need to move kitchen furniture to allow gas engineer to work on boiler, we were very pleased with the way he responded to our request and he completed the work quickly and efficiently." - Customer in Feltham.

Fitted new newel posts, handrails, base-rails and spindles on stairs.

" Colin did a very good job and was helpful at all times as far as our requests were concerned. We will certainly be using him again and would not hesitate on recommending him." - Customer in Twickenham.

Large 4 panel stained glass window removed/ re-framed


" Excellent carpentry work on window job. Plus repair of garden wall and painting of extensive rear perimeter fence. Everything looks good. Have no hesitation in giving a recommendation." - Customer in Twickenham.

Make good and decorate after fitting. Painted skirting and made electrical box.


" Colin was accurate in estimation of work and courteous regardarding when work would be completed clean and quality of work is great would recommend highly. I would recommend this company."
- Customer in Hampton.

Replace rotten sash windows


" Very pleased with quality of carpentry." - Customer in Epsom.

Floor sanded and varnished ceiling repair


" Very efficient work: excellent clearing up: friendly service. I would recommend this company." - Customer in Twickenham.

Large bedroom repair / refurb


" This is the second time we've used Active Property Care. Colin and Steve produce a quality finished job on schedule at the agreed price. These tradesmen are well organised and very competent. Shall have them for more work this year." - Customer in Twickenham.

Decorations to workshop and office


" A good job with an excellent finish, clean and tidy at all times, completed on time and budget." - Customer in Acton.

Two bedrooms painted and decorated


" Also 2 new doors were made and fitted to garage and side of house, excellent workmanship." - Customer in Middlesex.

Fitted new blind, letter box curtain rail and sink and taps and sealed leaky garage roof


" These jobs were all in addition to our original estimate, nothing was too much trouble. We can't praise them enough." - Customer in Hounslow.

To repaint exterior of house


" Delighted with these workmen. Would recommend to anyone."
- Customer in Twickenham

Floor sanding and varnishing


" As well as the above they were extremely helpful and friendly. Will recommend the company with no reservation." - Customer in Twickenham.

Strip, paper and decorate hall, stairs and landing


" Very satisfied in every way. Would recommend." - Customer in Twickenham.

Contact Details

Colin Lydon

0208 890 0033

07909 582784


Hanworth Park, Middlesex,
TW13 7NS







Active Property Care has been serving homeowners and businesses in West London, South West London and surrounding areas and counties for over 30 years with craftsmanship to the highest standards.

Whether choosing a plumber to repair your leaking tap or carpenter to fit your bedroom wardrobes or kitchen units , you need a company you can trust.

Active Property Care has over 3 decades of experience in the south-east providing local people and businesses with a professional, high quality and affordable service that can be relied on.

We have built our business on personal recommendation based on our professional approach combined with our total commitment to customer care.

Whether you are a homeowner, landlord or commercial business, we can help, no job is too big or small for us at Active Property Care. We can undertake most types of work from small-scale home decorating projects and minor repairs to large commercial refurbishments, using quality materials combined with our skill, reliability and professionalism.


Cabinet Making

We use high quality materials to create all our wooden furniture to ensure a top quality finish. Bespoke furniture is often the most satisfactory and aesthetically pleasing solution to solve storage issues within the home or office.

We can advise you on some great design ideas when it comes to storage and can build custom fit cupboards, wardrobes, bookcases, display cases, alcove units,  work benches, under stair cupboards, staircase upgrades and computer work stations into your home or office. We also carry out staircase upgradesand renovations including newel posts, handrails, base-rails and spindles.  

laminate floor

Carpentry & Joinery

We produce high quality specialist joinery, including wooden windows, stairs, doors, kitchens and cabinets for a wide range of private and commercial clients.

As highly skilled and versatile joiners, we manufacture in a wide variety of timber materials, using a combination of traditional skills, with the latest techniques and equipment.


Bedroom Planning, Fitted Wardrobes and Furniture

We can supply and install fitted bedroom furniture and offer a planning and design service , we will deliver a perfectly co-ordinated bedroom to enhance the sense of space.

Walk in wardrobes, sliding door wardrobes, fitted or freestanding bedroom furniture, adjustable shelves, cabinets, drawers, hanging rails and over bed storage allow endless possibilities for storage solutions.

Whether you are looking for the ultimate bedroom redesign or simply wish to replace your existing wardrobe doors to create that new look we can advise on the best solution.


Bathroom and Kitchen Installation

For truly outstanding results, having your kitchen or bathroom designed and installed professionally makes all the difference. We can fully tailor your kitchen or bathroom to your requirements and taste and budget to ensure you have a room with a finish that is far superior to the quality of anything offered by the "high street" chains.

We can custom build units in all shapes and sizes so that you are not limited to pre-defined ranges, and we will ensure everything is finished to the highest standard.



Painting and Decorating

We will develop a reliable and friendly relationship with you as a customer to ensure that you get the best possible result. We aim to discover your precise taste and requirements and tailor them fit it around your budget.

From furniture painting to interior and exterior decorating of various types of properties no job is too big or too small for us. The projects we take on vary from a small bedroom to large commercial properties. We understand that every customer has specific requirements, for this reason we offer customized and personalised services.

We are always happy to give advice on factors such as health and safety, longevity, and visual impact through choice of colours.

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Plumbing Services

We are experienced and cover a complete range of plumbing services. Whether you need a tap washer replacing or completely refitting a bathroom we are committed to provide the highest quality service, from the free estimate right through to tidying up at the end of each job. The team is dedicated to providing you with the service that you require.

The General Plumbing work we undertake includes Burst pipes, Water leaks, Refitting bathrooms, Installing showers, Toilets, Taps, Bathroom refurbishment, Overflows.

Our experience has taught us that cheap materials can be a false economy; for this reason we recommend high quality products to our customers that work better and last longer.


Wall and Floor Tiling

We are experienced at working with various different types of tile, from mosaic , stone, glass, ceramic to carpet tiles, we fit laminate wooden flooring and solid hardwood flooring, we can also restore old flooring and advise on use of stain/lacquers/hard wax.


Laminate Flooring

Laminate flooring is a highly versatile and extremely durable modern flooring solution; available in a wide range of styles. Laminate flooring is a product which can reproduce the look and feel of natural wood and stone to an almost identical quality.

Offering excellent value for money and high quality features, laminate ensures excellent looks and performance and is suitable for both home and office.

Engineered Wood Flooring

Engineered wood flooring is a high-quality, affordable alternative to hardwood flooring and is becoming increasingly popular in the home. Engineered wood is ideal for use in places where hardwood flooring might not be suitable due to exposure to significant changes in temperature or moisture, such as in a conservatory or in conjunction with an underfloor heating system.

The elegant look of engineered flooring can add warmth and character to any home.

Solid Wood Flooring

Solid wood flooring is without doubt a luxurious flooring solution, offering aesthetic beauty and character alongside significant durability and a product that will only improve with age.

Solid wood flooring comes in a wide range of attractive finishes and styles including the popular Solid Oak. It is not suitable for use in bathrooms, conservatories or with underfloor heating. Boards should be kept in the room where they are to be laid for two weeks or more to allow them to acclimatise to the ambient temperature and humidity.


Windows and Doors

We offer a complete made to measure service on all types of Doors and Windows , this means we can make anything you require to any pattern, style or size you need from standard Casement or Box Frame windows or a specific style to comply with or satisfy any building regulations and specifications for listed properties, in either Hardwood or Softwood. We can also supply and fit Windows and Doors single or double glazed made from UPVC.


Decking and Fencing

Exterior work such as fencing and patio decking, entrance gates, shed installation and repair is among the many carpentry tasks we carry out.