"Army Leave Centres provide family orientated accommodation and facilities that require minimal maintenance and Lockwood with its strong and durable wall systems was considered the best choice to handle long term wear and tear. Hodges Construction, the local Lockwood builder, was approached to come up with options for redeveloping Army Leave Centres' site.
John Hodges and his team provided a competitive price for constructing three separate three bedroom homes around a central driveway. John was happy to comply with a tight construction period and he gave his assurances to the Army Central Welfare Fund that the leave centre would be up and running again within three and half months. John and his team are to be commended for finishing the three new homes on time and to such a very high standard. From our base in Trentham, Upper Hutt we found it very easy to deal direct with John and his team during the construction phase and he kept all his commitments to the Army Central Welfare Fund.
The three new Lockwood three bedroom 'Kiwi' homes have helped set a new standard for Army Leave Centre accommodation and we are very proud of our new homes and grateful for the efforts of John Hodges, his team and Lockwood. - Mr John McHaffie, Assistant Director Welfare Army Central Welfare Trentham, Wellington
"I would like to thank you personally, your construction team and the various subcontractors for the wonderful job you have done in building our impressive social rooms, I am so delighted with the end result. Right from our very first meeting, to discuss the Concepts that we had, the Design and Building process has been made easy for us. You kept us informed throughout the processes and advised what the next stages and requirements would be, this meant that we were able to plan the job in its entirety, right down to selecting the days when our final furnishings could be placed to provide the finishing touches.
John, you and your team have made this whole process stress free. We had an agreed completion date and you finished ahead of time, fantastic. The point that we really want to thank you for is the attention to detail, to address the little hiccups that occur from time to time, and not only did you take the time to understand our requirements, but you acted quickly on our needs, to ensure that we received what was envisaged and planned, without any fuss or bother, this gave us absolute confidence, and we knew that we were dealing with a professional team and company that cares for its customers.
Thank you John, it has been an absolute pleasure to have you build for us at Equine Estate Ltd., and we will be more than happy to have future customers referred to us to let them know how professional you and your team are. Everyone should build a Lockwood with Hodges Construction Ltd., it is so easy and stress free" - Traudi Paigtnon Equine Estate Ltd, 1412 Rotoehu Road
"Being familiar with Lockwood we were looking forward to experiencing the professionalism of Lockwood again.
Relocating from Auckland to rural Rotorua is no small feat and we wanted a home that would provide us with space, style, warmth and comfort and that will stand up to the knocks and bangs that our canine friends subject a house to and we knew that Lockwood would be able to provide us with a low maintenance hard wearing home.
We are delighted with our new Lockwood home and right from the start John and Carina and their team took our needs and wants and included them into the home, a home that we are proud of and it has been a joy to work the John and Carina.
It has been a hassle free building experience. Thank you Hodges Construction and Lockwood". - Mike & Chris Bayes − Lifestyle Home, Te Kopia Road, Rotorua