Company History

In November 2012 we moved into our new premises in Weymouth, where we now have our joinery workshop and offices.

Above; our offices & workshop at McKay Way, off Lynch Lane Weymouth

In January 2016 our company was established as an approved contractor for Biokil Crown.

As an approved contractor we our part of their 30 Year Protection Guarantee Scheme, having fulfilled the conditions and attained the standard required for acceptance as a Biokil Crown Approved Contractor. This standard is based on working to BS6576 for the diagnosis and installation of a damp-proof course and BWPDA code of practice for remedial timber infestation diagnosis and treatment.

30 Year Protection Scheme Guarantee
The Biokil Crown 30 Year Protection Scheme Guarantee covers materials and labour against a recurrence of Rising Damp, Woodworm, Wet Rot or Dry Rot or problems arising in the treated area for a period of 30 years.

Product Guarantees
We provide a range of 10 year below ground water-proofing product guarantees including Mapei cementitious tanking systems.

Click to download our 30 Year Protection Scheme Guarantee Sheet

 

In March 2010 our company was honored to be elected as a member of The Buy With Confidence scheme, managed by Dorset County Council Trading Standards Service.

Buy With Confidence

Buy With Confidence takes the headache out of finding traders you can trust. Buildcraft Construction Limited have been vetted and approved by Trading Standards to ensure that they operate in a legal, honest and fair way.

The Buy With Confidence web site helps you to find good, honest and local businesses, and to avoid the risk of using a rogue trader www.buywithconfidence.gov.uk or telephone Consumer Direct 08454 040506.

June 2010 Buildcraft Construction Limited were accredited as a approved SAFE Contractor.

safe contractor

SAFE contractor is a third party accreditation scheme that accesses the health & safety arrangements. Many major client recongise the scheme and accept the SAFE contractor certification as confirmation of competency. For more information about the benefits of using a SAFE contractor click here.

In January 2006 the Company was honored to be elected as a member of The Guild of Master Craftsmen.

The Guild of Master Craftsmen is a trade association representing many different trades and professions. It brings together highly skilled people engaged in professions, vocations, crafts, arts and trades in order to safeguard the interests of craftsmen and the public.

The Guild Of Master Craftsmen HERE

GMC

The Guild monitors these standards to ensure that its high standards are being maintained, and encourages members always to strive for excellence. One of the services, which are available to its members, is an Insurance-backed Guarantee on works, which are entered on to the scheme. For more information on The Guild go to the web site www.guildmc.com or telephone 01273 478 449.

Changing with the times.....

From starting out as a qualified carpenter and joiner, the company continues to evolve, improve and augment the services we can provide. 

Today we are proud to offer our flagship service of 'Construction & Site Management Services'. This service relieves most of the hassles and stress from what can be a daunting task of developing your own property. Whether it’s a loft conversion, single & two-store extension, renovation and refurbishment of an existing property, or the building of new housing or commercial units. We are able to offer any of the following services: -

(a) Act as the Project Manager for your site. This service takes most of the hassles away from the client, leaving me to organize and build your project from your approved plans and brief.

(b) Alternatively assist as the Project/Site Consultant, which can be tailored to your specific needs. This will enable you to get the project from the approved plan to completion of the project, backed up with weekly on site checks.

A range of typical Project and Site Management services can include:-

  • Site surveying and preparation. 
  • Sourcing reliable professional tradesmen.
  • Programming site co-ordination between trades.
  • Organizing the day-to-day running the site. 
  • Liaison between Building Control and the design team.
  • Quality control.
  • Organizing material call off.
  • Health & Safety requirements.
  • Cash flow forecast (predicted monthly valuations; pricing/costing of material & labour).

Project Summary (over the past few years)

Project
Role
Value
Date
Refurbishment of a 8000 m2 office block - Poole
Site Management
£2.2 M
2006 - 2007
Loft Conversion - Butleigh
Main Contractor
£40 K
2007
New Build - Winter's Lane, Portesham
Main Contractor
£140 K
2007 - 2008
Extension - Portesham
Main Contractor
£52 K
2008 - 2009
Single storey extension & Alterations
Main Contractor
45 K
2009 - 2010
Single storey extension - Butleigh
Main Contractor
40K
2010
Loft Conversion - Langton Herring
Main Contractor
£15K
2010 - 2011
2nd storey extension & alterations Portesham
Main Contractor
£34K
2011
Construction of Organery - Portesham
Main Contractor
£40 K
2011 - 2012
Two-storey extension - Portesham
Main Contractor
£70K
2012 - 2013
Refubishment - Burton Bradstock
Main Contractor
£110 K
2013-14
Renovation & Dormer Conversion - Abbotsbury
Main Contractor
£70 K
2015

 

 

Van 1Van 2

Van 3Van 4

Van 5

Above; changing with the times from 1991 to present day.

For a free quotation Telephone (01305) 777 200

Email: info@build-craft.com

 
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Health & Safety information is available on request.

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