Our Happy Customers

Sue & Les Hart | Mar 2018

Refurbishing a well worn cowl

From agreement of work to be done to completion of works, everything went to plan including price, timing, quality of workmanship and was carried out by a cheerful, competent and professional team. We have no hesitation in recommend D & A. LH, Hever

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Malcolm Catmur-Neame | Faversham Mar 2018

Refurbishing a well worn cowl

We had been having problems with our Oast Cowl for some time and decided we needed a professional and experienced team to find the solution. Darren and team inspected our cowl and decided the only option was to remove it for repair at their workshops. We highly recommend Dude & Arnette, Darren and his team were professional and easy-going throughout the whole operation.

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Julian Ryder Richardson | Wadhurst, East Sussex Mar 2018

Refurbishing a well worn cowl

Dude and Arnette are efficient, workmanlike, knowledgeable and courteous. They are an essential resource for all owners of Oast Houses with cowls.

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Rosanne Sternberg | Bodiam Nov 2017

Refurbishing a well worn cowl

We have owned a triple oast since 1979 and had maintenance on the white Cowls worked on by several different companies.
After having Dude and Arnette renovate the cowls during a complete renovation of the roundels and make new fingers for them from polycarbonate, they have looked good for several years. Their service, fees, quality of paintwork and timeframe was top class and we are very happy. I highly recommend Darren Hole and Dude and Arnette for any Oast maintenance, repair and painting.

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Phil Mumford | Cowan Architects – Nov 2017

Working on a historic Grade 2 listed building

I met with Darren of Dude and Annette recently in a Project Management capacity, as my practice are acting as Conservation Architects and Project Managers for the renovation of a number of historic Grade 2* listed building on the Isfield Place Estate, East Sussex.

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Hollie Fern | Kent Nov 2017

Refurbishing a well worn cowl

This is the first time I’ve used Dude and Arnette to renovate the Oast Cowls that have not been looked at for over 10 years.  All the team at Dude and Arnette were friendly and helpful and would recommend them to anyone. We were so pleased with the work carried out we would like an agreement for annual maintenance and every so many years a refresh from Dude and Arnette. Thank you very much!

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Richard & Sue Normanton – Oct 2017

How we brought this cowl back to life

Darren Hole’s company, Dude and Arnette, first came to our attention in w2006, when we were looking to replace our existing, very noisy, dilapidated cowl which had been in situ for only six years.

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Doug Wood | Faversham Sep 2017

Refurbishing a well worn cowl

This is the second time I’ve used Dude and Arnette to maintain the cowls at our Faversham design office. Darren and his team provide an exceptional, professional service, with no fuss, superb communication and importantly they do what they say, when they say they are going to do it. There were no nasty surprises, and even addressed another issue we had while they were there. I can’t fault their service and would have no hesitation recommending them.

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Maxine & Simon Schindler | Norfolk Oast Cowls at Wells-next-the-Sea

Refurbishing a well worn cowl

Really pleased with the renovation of two cowls. They were in a sorry state and now look great. Dude & Arnette were responsive and got on with the job. Fair price and easy to deal with. Would definitely use again and happy to recommend.

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Clive Coppin | Oast cowl refurbishment at Biddenden and Bearsted

Refurbishing a well worn cowl

We have employed Dude and Arnette to carry out repair works to a double kiln oast in Biddenden and a single kiln oast in Bearsted. We have been most impressed with their service and expertise and have always received prompt
attention and professional care. We are fortunate to have a local and long established family business to carry out these specialist works and would definitely recommend Darren and his team.

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