Developing satisfying relationships with our clients and business partners, as well as delivering exceptional customer service are our key drivers. We have won awards for this too.
It is immensely gratifying that we have never advertised for business – our work is typically commissioned through recommendations from satisfied customers and repeat clients.
Here are a few examples of what our customers and business partners have to say about us:
Andrea & Bruce, Brighton"Working with Atkinson Pontifex made the process of building a pleasure. They built our architect designed home as if it was their own. They came in on budget, and were finished nearly two months prior to completion date, which meant we were never anxious about when we were moving in. The quality of finish exceeded our expectations and we were delighted and very proud home owners at the end of the process."
Chris McFadden & Lisa Comben, Brighton"It was an absolute pleasure having Atkinson Pontifex build our house. The attention to detail, quality construction and uncompromising customer service and communication by Atkinson Pontifex is, in our opinion unrivalled. Dean and David made the building experience enjoyable and engaging.
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We couldn’t be happier with the quality of the construction and the finished product is just exceptional. The result stands as great testament to their uncompromising attention to detail and high standards. We would like to thank them also for their honesty and open communication throughout the project and willingness to spend the time with us to explain complex technical issues. This always made us feel that we understood the project and gave us great confidence in the process.
Thanks again - we are just thrilled with the result and would love to work with Atkinson Pontifex again."
Samantha & Grant Berry, Beaumaris"We would like to thank Atkinson Pontifex for the high quality outcome that was achieved at Tramway Parade. We were most appreciative of their professional approach and were particularly impressed by their attention to detail, which was evident at the outset by the cleanliness of the site. This carried through to the very high standard of workmanship that exceeded our expectations, the personable approach of the whole team with excellent client service and their responsiveness to any follow up matters after handover. We would be most happy to use the team again."
Peter Maddison"Maddison Architects had the great pleasure of designing and documenting a new home for Dean Atkinson in Beaumaris in 2009. From the very first briefing to the completion of this challenging project, Atkinson Pontifex displayed the utmost respect and appreciation of our architectural endeavour.
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The project was well collaborated with many design and construction sessions held at our office.
The enduring attribute of Atkinson Pontifex is their “nothing is too hard” attitude and the willingness to engage with new building techniques and technology.
The professionalism with which this site was run and their attention to detail is a valued asset in today’s construction industry. Their ongoing inclusion of our office in the accolades this project has received in 2010 is particularly satisfying.
We have no hesitation in recommending this exemplary company and look forward to our next association with Atkinson Pontifex."
James Rigney"David & Dean from Atkinson Pontifex have for some years been our preferred builders for our high-end residential projects around the Melbourne Bayside area, having performed outstandingly on each of the projects on which we have jointly worked.
James Rigney Architects P/L
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On all occasions they have delivered quality, reliability, service, and successful cost management, along with an attention to detail which is usually well above expectations and well above that of similar builders.
As an architect I am particularly drawn to their !teamwork! approach to project delivery, which has made both our job and our client’s role in the project considerably easier.
By choosing to maintain a small team working on select !boutique! projects they are able to provide a level of service and quality control which I have found results in a very high level of client satisfaction."
Fiona Austin - Director"I have an interior design practice in Brighton, Austin Design Associates, and we work closely with Atkinson Pontifex. We enjoy working with a building company that is so professional and organized. The Directors, David Pontifex and Dean Atkinson have an extraordinary depth of experience and we appreciate the collaboration we are able to have with them on building projects. They are expert in almost all aspects of the building process including construction techniques, budgeting, basement garages, carpentry, joinery and brick work to name a few. We have found them to be willing to resolve complex issues on site and to work with us for the best out comes for our clients for both budget and design.
Austin Design Associates
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Recently, I renovated my own home with Atkinson Pontifex as the builders. I had the experience of being !the client!. The entire process ran very smoothly, communication was excellent - we had a very tight schedule which was adhered to and many difficulties experienced on site were dealt with painlessly and effortlessly by David and Dean.
From a female perspective I loved the way David and Dean organise their sites – so tidy, clean and well managed. All of their team seems very knowledgeable, polite and drilled in the tidy factor!
With the recent storms and wind – we feel so secure in our renovated house and glad we selected a good quality almost ‘old fashioned’ small dedicated building team for our project."
Christopher Elliott"As an Interior Designer I have worked with numerous builders on a variety of projects. What struck me as different, working with Atkinson Pontifex was their attention to detail and meticulous approach to their work. It made the experience a real pleasure. I was completely confident in their team delivering an exceptional result and I look forward to working with them on future projects."
Christopher Elliott Design
Mark Browning"My company, Cycas Landscape Design has consulted with Atkinson Pontifex for the last 7 years. Our collaboration includes numerous residential projects in Melbourne’s Bayside suburbs as well as a show garden at the Chelsea Flower Show in London in 2007.
cycas landscape design
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Dean Atkinson and David Pontifex have a wealth of knowledge in all facets of construction and have the unique ability to resolve any issues with a positive outcome for their customers and consultants alike. Projects constructed and managed by Atkinson Pontifex are always finished to perfection, making them the obvious choice as building contractors in the Bayside area.
Our relationship to date has resulted in some of my proudest work, and I always find their staff and other consultants to work with the utmost professionalism. It has been an honour to work along side Atkinson Pontifex."