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About the company

Irving Builders aim is to build a customer focused organisation recognised not only for the high calibre of our work, but also for having a great team and a fantastic culture as our foundation

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Lance Irving – Managing Director & Owner of Irving Builders

Following a farming background in rural South Canterbury, Lance entered the building industry at the age of 17.

His 25 plus years’ experience has seen him working extensively throughout the USA, North America, the UK and Europe and of course New Zealand – predominantly in Canterbury.

He believes that communication is the key ingredient to a successful building project. It is imperative that you, as the client, can discuss the challenging issues with your builder and resolve any issues clearly and transparently.

To be the “Best We Can” comes with constant improvement, innovation and understanding clearly our “why”.

For Lance and the team, our WHY is the challenge to always be looking for ways to improve and develop our systems operationally with an extreme focus on you, our customer.

We have the experience to help you from the start, working with you on your concept, advising you of the cost of your project, work with you to achieve your goals in line with that budget and delivering you a high quality new build or renovation that we are all proud of.

That’s what working with Irving Builders promises to deliver.

Core Values

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1.Problem-solving builders

Our proven and tested onsite Systems and Checklists minimize the potential for risk throughout the Building Process. However, challenges do arise from time to time, and we have plans and systems in place to mitigate these risks so that your project is done in a timely, professional, and high-quality finish.

2.Safety is an attitude, not a response

As Members of the NZ Institute of Safety Management, we pride ourselves on approaching the project in the safest way possible. We use Industry Tested measures to ensure the entire project exceeds the standards set by our Industry, giving you the ability to trust that your project will run smoothly and safely, so your family can be involved in the process.

3.Do a job once, do it right

With over (need to ask how much) experience in the entire team, we are able to deliver your completed project at a level you can only define as excellent. Our checklists, systems, and skill in the team will give you the confidence that the job will be done correctly, the first time.

4.We not I

Family values are important to us, and this is seen in everything we do. We work as a coherent group, making our ability to deliver your dream project that much better. The “We” Incorporates you as a part of our team, and by working together, we can help build your project to a higher level than you would have ever thought possible. We don’t accept mediocrity

5.We don’t accept mediocrity

Our vision to be the go to Building Company in the Canterbury Region cannot come to fruition If we do not hold ourselves to the highest of standards. Our Guarantee to you is that we will not accept anything less than excellence.

Mission and Vision

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Our primary goal is to have a recognised brand in the wider Canterbury area for Service and Technical Ability. We believe that being great simply isn’t good enough and we want to be the best in our field and to set the standards for others to follow, raising the bar every year through constant improvement and innovation, and to do that, we need your help.