Building Department

We employ our very own in-house team of highly skilled and qualified tradesmen who undertake the maintenance of all our properties across the Estate.

Their expertise within the building industry covers maintenance and repair work through to complete renovation projects, installations and electrical works. We have a fantastic team who provide a skilled and personal service to the residents of our Estate.

Meet The Team

Mark Lucas


Mark has been with the Estate since 1989 as carpenter joiner and multi-skill tradesman, in 2017 Mark was promoted to Foreman and has been enjoying the various challenges that the role brings with it.  Mark has taken a keen interest in all aspects of Health & Safety and recently completed the CITB course Site Management Safety Training Scheme.

Roy Timmins

Bricklayer/Multi-Skilled/HETAS Engineer

Roy joined the Estate in 2008 as a bricklayer/multi skilled tradesman and gained his HETAS qualification in 2014.  Roy is regularly called upon to assist with our more difficult problems where his can-do attitude is invaluable.

Dave Harper


Dave joined the Estate in 2010 as a carpenter and over the years has shared his wide knowledge of the construction industry with the team.  Always on hand and happy to help, no problem is too big or too small for Dave.

Neil Stokes


Neil joined the Estate in 2013 bringing with him a vast knowledge in both domestic and commercial electrical installations.  He also supervised Ben throughout his apprenticeship.  

Ben Lee


Ben joined the Estate in 2014 as an Apprentice Electrician and brought with him a keen desire to learn and diligent work ethic.  He completed his apprenticeship in 2018 and has become a valuable member of the team.

Dave Lane

NVQ Plasterer/Multi-Skilled

Dave joined the Estate in 2015 and is well known for his plastering skills and the glass-like finish he achieves.  Some of our older properties have presented Dave with interesting challenges;  he has ensured the finished product has enhanced and maintained the character.

Gary Price

OFTEC Registered Plumber

Gary joined the Estate in 2017 and has proven to be an invaluable member of our team.  Gary deals with all of our new installations, services and repairs across the Estate.

Matthew Kent

Head Gardener

Matthew joined us in 2018 and has been working hard maintaining and improving many areas on the Estate.  Matthew has been ensuring the gardens in our properties are in the best possible condition ready to welcome any new tenants.


Estates Groundsman

Vince and his family have lived on the Estates for many years but he officially joined the Team as Estates Groundsman in November 2020.   We discovered his talents after he carried out some freelance work for the Estates and realised he would be a valuable member of the Team.