Approved installers of VELFAC windows

We have recently been awarded Velfac approved joiner status for the installation of their window products throughout the UK. Further details will be posted on the website in due course but should you have any requirements then please contact the office address

Managing Expectations – What Can be Achieved & Delivered

The dictionary definition of managing expectations states “seek to prevent disappointment by establishing in advance what can realistically be achieved or delivered” This sounds very simple and yet this is undoubtedly one of the biggest hurdles and points of frustration that inevitably creep into self-build projects, where preparation is paramount. In the majority of cases […]

Building Your Own Home

In a series of articles, David Smailes, managing director of specialist construction company, Smailes Construction, will share his considerable knowledge of construction to provide guidance and point out the possible pitfalls when building your own home. Many dream of it but few do it Whilst the largest number of new homes being constructed in the […]

Finance Manager joins from P&G

James Backs has been appointed as Finance Director. Having worked for Proctor and Gamble in its European Financial, James will bring detailed knowledge of commercial, financial and accounting practices.

Two Apprentices

We are committed to ensuring that young people enjoy a career in construction and as  such we have two apprentice joiners currently completing their NVQ Level 2 in Joinery.

Smailes Construction creates new subsidiary for kitchens

Growth in demand for the services of one Amble-based business with an annual turnover of £1.75million has led to the creation of a spin-off company. Now in its fourth year, specialist construction company, Smailes Construction Ltd (Smailes Construction), has announced the launch of Huxmar, which managing director, David Smailes sees as a natural progression for […]