RKG Renovation Services

23 years experience

  • Windows, doors and shutters
  • Partitions, insulation, dry-lining
  • Ground works, demolition, clearing
  • Swimming pools
  • Electrical installations
  • Plumbing, central heating
  • Kitchens, bathrooms
  • Floor and wall tiling
  • Traditional lime finishes
  • Your English speaking builder in the Vendee

The West France renovation specialists, from Nantes down to La Rochelle.

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Replacement installations in the Vendee and surrounding departments, complying with the current regulations. Including; madatory land survey, system specification, supply and installation, certificate of conformity.

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Pre-purchase property inspections
This essential service will give you the confidence you need in your choice of property. Any major defects will be brought to light, or any aspects that may involve a heavy investment in the future. You will obtain an overall appraisal of the property that will give you the necessary understanding of what can be considered normal and what may be a significant worry. A comfortable alternative to calling in a surveyor at an exorbitant cost.

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We can create architect’s plans for your project and submit them for the necessary planning permissions, whether this be the simple Declaration de Travaux or the full Permis de Construire. We also determine your detailed schedule of works and overview of the project to enable subsequent costings, trade by trade. Find out more...

RKG are specialists in the re-roofing of older properties and can provide a detailed survey of your roof to establish the most cost-effective solutions. This will include the condition of the timbers, structural faults, the flashing and gutter requirements, chimney stacks, etc. A choice of tiling can be proposed, from the traditional half-round tiles through to modern interlocking tiles. Find out more...

Septic tanks
You can rely on the expertise of RKG to provide your new waste system that is fully compliant with the legislation. We will call in a registered surveyor for the mandatory land survey and will look after the paperwork for the local authority approval. A quick and efficient installation without fuss and bother. Find out more...

Loft & barn conversions
Getting the most out of additional space requires careful analysis and experience to avoid the many pitfalls. Our experience will guide you to the optimum result, from planning and permissions, the best techniques to employ, right through to the finished job. Find out more...

Rendering and stone pointing
This aspect of a renovation project requires careful diagnostic and appropriate methods. Our extensive knowledge of traditional techniques will guide you to a spectacular result in keeping with the style of the property, whether it be limestone or the grey schist stone of the north Vendee.

Structural alterations and repairs
Effective solutions can always be found for even the most daunting repairs or modifications. Check out our portfolio of examples in the Vendee and surrounding areas on the Gallery page.

Replicate stonework
Whether it’s replacing damaged items or creating new openings or features, RKG can create custom-made dressed stone elements. Door and window casings, lintels, arches, ledges and copings, fireplaces, steps, pillars etc. Find out more...

Windows, doors, shutters
We can supply and fit standard or made to measure doors, windows and shutters, in wood, aluminium or PVC. Also roof windows (Velux).

Partitions, insulation, ceilings, dry lining
We provide a variety of solutions to suit every need. From standard room partitions through to sound-proofing and complex dry-lining situations.

Traditional flooring
RKG specialises in traditional terracotta flooring and works hand-in-hand with a local floor tile manufacturer in the Vendee. Superb wood-fired terracotta tiles in many different styles and at affordable prices. We are also specialists in ventilated sub-floors, which are an effective damp-proofing solution for stone buildings. Find out more...

Swimming pools
For a pool project, an expert eye is required to investigate the feasibility, the best position and the compliance with planning regulations. In view of the many worries that can be found when dealing with the swimming pool trade (!), you need our input to interface with totally reliable installers for a fast and efficient job.

Electrical installations, plumbing, central heating
From simple alterations or extensions on existing systems, through to full replacement installations, our trusted tradesmen can be relied upon. RKG can also integrate under-floor heating in you renovation project.

Kitchens, bathrooms
A full service, from design through to finish. Walk-in showers and wet rooms, creation of en-suites, etc..

Details of our English - French renovation and building services

in the Vendee, Loire-Atlantique, Charente-Maritime, Deux Sevres, Maine et Loire.

English speaking builder - Vendee and the surrounding departments. 


RKG Renovation Services is a bilingual English - French company based in the Vendee department of the Loire-Atlantique. It regroups tried and trusted experts in all building trades, to offer you a trouble-free project, from start to finish.






  • Pre-purchase property inspections
  • Plans & permissions
  • Roofing
  • Septic tanks
  • Loft & barn conversions
  • Rendering and pointing
  • Structural alterations
  • Structural repairs
  • Replicate stonework
  • Decorative and structural brickwork
West France : Vendee, Loire Atlantique, Charente-Maritime, Deux Sèvres, Maine et Loire.

Roger Kirkby-Geddes is an established building craftsman, and has worked in the Vendee since 1995. His wide experience includes many traditional renovation techniques, perfectly adapted to preserving the character and charm of rural properties. Being a fluent bilingual and with an extensive network of local suppliers and tradesmen, all aspects of your project can be covered quickly and efficiently.

The complete English - French solution for all your building and renovation needs.

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About RKG Renovation Services



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0033 2 51 09 58 51