Testimonials

After careful deliberation I placed my project with the Cumberland Building Services. To me the dynamic of working as a team together with Tanner Architects was essential. As it turns out the "Team" was formidable. We have created together a small home someone has expressed to be "the loveliest little sandstone terrace in Waverley". Danny Aron's ability to direct, his level of professionalism, and the sensibilities he needed for such a particular little project never lacked. Cumberland has put together an extremely articulate portfolio of artisans and trades people. It was this that impressed me the most. Danny delivered on his very personal commitments to quality building and attention to detail in this project with a service ethic second to none. Without fail the entire team treated the renovation with respect. Michael Roedl has something very special in Cumberland Building Services.

Rita Uechtritz - Waverley
Client

We are very happy to recommend the services of Cumberland Building Services. They did an excellent job with our project, which was a challenging job. The large building had to be almost completely re-built, and Michael Roedl showed an excellent grasp of his trade, with great initiative and imagination. His staff also were excellent, and special mention must be made of Kainan Seary. We are delighted with the end product and would certainly use them again for any construction work we may undergo in the future.

Peter & Sandra Davidson
Client

Cumberland were very successful with our project. They showed the necessary persistence and ability to complete a very high quality and durable job. They were also willing to cooperate with our imaginative architects to achieve some lower cost than normal solutions which were highly satisfactory, where our budget required it. It was always pleasant and effective to deal with Danny Aron, who marshalled a very positive group of building-people and managed to use many local subcontractors as well as his own team. We would highly recommend Cumberland.

Roger Dean & Hazel Smith - Cronulla
Client

I can't ever thank you enough for helping me to realise my dream brick by brick. Just knowing "Casa Paradiso" is here gives me confidence to go out into the world and take my chances again. You and your team have literally renewed my faith in humanity.

Michele Woods - Clovelly
Client

I would like to say that over the past 4 1/2 decades I have been involved literally in several billion dollars of construction work (despite being an investor and not a developer) and I have never encountered an after-sale service to match yours. It is hugely appreciated.

Sir Robert Jones - Darling Point
Client

I would like to begin by thanking Michael Roedl (Director), Danny Aron (Construction Manager) and the team at Cumberland Building Services for making my building experience so pleasurable. This is now the second home that I have built with CBS, and can't thank them enough for their proficiency with my limited budget. The one thing that made me so comfortable working with Michael and his team was their honesty and open book approach throughout the construction process. They were in constant communication with me and advised me throughout the entire project. I would highly recommend Cumberland Building Services to any Architect or Home Owner.

Jenny Ball - Double Bay
Client

We purchased a house 4 years ago in Double Bay. The house was built by Michael Roedl of Cumberland Building Services. Having immigrated to Australia, this was the first house we had owned and lived-in, in Australia. One of the aspects that appealed to us when we bought the house was the quality and finishes of the building. Over the next few years Michael Roedl made himself available at all times with any issues we wanted to sort out. His commitment to "after building" service was very noticeable. It was something most appreciated especially as we had no contacts in the building industry in our new country. We recently decided to do some alterations and additions to our home. This was something we wanted to do, in order to adjust the house to our required living needs. We had no hesitation in contracting Cumberland to do the job. They have once again delivered in the job they have done and also with there "after building" service. They are always available when needed and are extremely competent and efficient. This level of service extends not only to Michael Roedl but also to all his staff who work with him. We would have no hesitation in recommending them as our Builder of choice.

Gary Burg - Double Bay
Client

The decision to build a house should not be taken lightly. It should feel like a 1500m race. A little longer than is really comfortable, exhausting but worth the agony at the end. The reality is that the finishing tape seems to be moved a little further away each time you feel certain that it is within reach. The vagaries of council/other legislation appear like trap doors at every turn mostly designed to test your resolve and your faith in mankind. Against this real life scenario you need all the help you can find and a reliable builder is a non negotiable. My experience of CBS is exactly that. Reliable, professional and with enough integrity to make up for the more ambiguous suppliers. They are easy to deal with, organised and a nice team of people.

Mark Heeley - Rose Bay
Client

Cumberland have done two houses for Fiona and me and both were done on time, to spec and were fantastic. We got lots of feedback through regular meetings and the finished product was of the highest quality.

Leon Christanakis - Geelong
Client

I have work closely with Michael Roedl and the team from Cumberland Building on many of our restaurant projects. Their building advice has been invaluable over the years. Whether it be a complete restaurant refit or a small maintenance job, Cumberland have always provided several building options and quality tradesmen. They have worked with limited timeframes to minimise disruption and down time to trading. Best of all Michael and his team have always budget conscious and committed to delivering high quality work on time.

George Vardis - Sydney Restaurateur
Client

Cumberland has been great to work with. We rebuilt our house so we worked closely with our site manager Danny Aron, for over a year. He was highly professional and efficient throughout. Danny was always contactable and we have great trust in him. There are always going to be issues and problems in a build and it is how they are resolved that make the difference- Cumberland were always quick to respond and client focused. We've trusted their advice along the way and would recommend them.

Tom Cowan - Woollahra
Client

We worked with Cumberland Building Services on an alternations & additions project in Northbridge (valued at $750,000). We were very pleased with CBS' professional approach and responsive attitude. As Construction Manager for the project, Danny Aron was communicative and helpful. When issues arose he was always available to discuss potential solutions and was attentive to PWA's design intentions. We would have no hesitation in working with Cumberland again on future projects.

Kathryn - Peter Willett Associates
Architects

We recently completed a mixed commercial/residential project with CBS in Oxford Street, Paddington. It was our first project with Cumberland Building Services. The project proved to be complex because of the confined nature of the site, maintaining the existing retail component trading during the construction phase, and having to respect a very short building programme which was dictated by the clients. Cumberland Building Services proved to be highly skilled and professional, successfully overcoming all the many problems encountered during the project. They were focused on their task and fulfilled all of the clients special requirements, including the tight building schedule. There was good and constant communication throughout the project with both the clients and this office. The team at CBS delivered the project on time and on budget and we would have no hesitation in recommending them, or working with them again.

Cesare Di Veroli - Di Veroli Architects
Architects

Cumberland Building Services has been building for this office for over eighteen years. During this time CBS have displayed an equally professional approach to both small and large projects. CBS are committed to delivering quality buildings within the ever-present constraints of budget and time. The reassurance and confidence brought to every project by CBS is generated by a focused attitude in the varying aspects of construction. Architectural drawings produced by this office are often translated in finite detail on site by CBS. An experienced builder accompanied by a committed team is invaluable to every construction project. CBS provide testament to this belief.

Chris Kokkinis - Ergo Architecture and Interiors
Architects

Cumberland Building Services were the builders for the project at 74 Duntroon Avenue Roseville. Cumberland undertook the building process with firm commitment and completed the project within the time required and within the cost parameters. We found Michael Roedl and his team professional, efficient and respectful of the design and our overall intentions for the project to be completed to a high level of finish. Michael's involvement in the project with his experience and knowledge was a key to its success and we would be happy to work with Cumberland again on any future projects.

Ted Quinton - MaSQ Architecture
Architects

As the designers for Rolsyndale Ave, Garth Barnett Design worked with Cumberland Building Services Pty Ltd as appointed builders. The development involved the demolition of one freestanding dwelling and construction of two new townhouses, earthworks and landscaping. The contract value of this development was $2.7 million Garth Barnett Design prides itself on its high standard of design and finishes, and specializes in high-end residential design. As such, we rely on the quality of our appointed contractors and trades people and work closely with them throughout a project. We have certainly been impressed with the project management and standard of workmanship achieved by Cumberland Building Services at 24 Roslyndale Ave, Woollahra. Garth Barnett Design would have no hesitation in recommending Cumberland Building Services Pty Ltd. We are happy to provide any further details.

Michael Kilkeary - Garth Barnett Design
Architects

We have recently had the pleasure of working with Michael Roedl of Cumberland Building Services in the renovation of a two Storey executive home at 21 Court Road, Double Bay, Michael Roedl was the builder who initially built the home thus it seemed logical to use the same builder for the alterations and additions. The contract value for the project was $324,000. Throughout the project he has demonstrated sound financial management, has completed this project timelessly and to the satisfaction of the clients and this practice. It has been a pleasure to work with him.

Brian Meyerson - Brian Meyerson Architects Pty Ltd
Architects

During 2009 Mac-Interactive Architects have had the pleasure of working with Cumberland Building Services on two high-end residential building projects (value $800,000). Both projects were extensive renovations of existing buildings, which bring with them a need for an understanding and acceptance that things may not always be as they initially appeared! Cumberland were efficient in their delivery, very competent with their paperwork and were at all times respectful of what we as designers were trying to achieve. The team were professional, and the works were completed to an exacting standard. Michael's involvement in the project ensured that 'good enough' was not good enough.

Andy Macdonald - Mac - Interactive Architects
Architects

Interni are interior architects, and we have recently worked with Cumberland on several projects. Interni strives to achieve a high level of design and quality in our projects and Cumberland have been able to deliver this on budget and programme. Cumberland are extremely professional and we enjoy an excellent working relationship with both Michael and Danny. We have no hesitation recommending Cumberland to future Clients.

Louise Bell - Interni
Architects