Formed in 1860, we believe we are the North of England’s oldest family owned construction company. Our clients benefit from our long history through the stability and experience we can bring to their projects. Our Mission Statement confirms our approach to doing business – Our intent is to complete every contract on time, within budget and to the desired quality.
Protecting the health and safety of our employees is of paramount importance to us. We are an Investor In People organisation with an extensive staff training and development programme. Many of our Directors and senior managers have come up through the business, creating a management team with more than a century of combined experience.


Our construction division directly employs more than 60 craftsmen and women. Our clients include a wide range of organisations across the North East Region including NHS Trusts, Local Authorities and commercial organisations.

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Our team of craftsmen produce bespoke furniture of the highest quality as well as one off items such as sash windows and special roof trusses. We have a website to show even more of this special joinery service – click here to visit.

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Our small works department has built up an enviable reputation over the years, responding to fire, flood or gale damage with a speed and efficiency second to none and tackling a wide range of one-off projects for clients in all sectors.

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