Our Chairman, Jim Ditchfield established Desertoak Limited in 1986.
His aim was to create a company to provide fast track, cost efficient, high quality refurbishments. Barry Downey, Director, joined Desertoak in 1992; Barry holds vast operational and managerial experience, gained throughout his progression within the company.
This combined with the supporting role of Associate Director Stephen Dear, the experienced Contract and Site Managers, and the professional skills of key staff, forms the solid core that Desertoak’s Clients’ repeatedly rely upon.
With over 30 years experience, we have become a very diverse company working with a wealth of amazing clients, specialist Sub-Contractors’ and unique materials, giving us the ability to work competitively in many different fields of work, from Retail to Historic Restorations.
Services we offer.
At Desertoak we offer complete management of the project, from planning to handover.
Being a very diverse company, we have a wealth of Specialist Sub-Contractors giving us the ability to work competitively, to a high standard, in many different fields of work ranging from builders work in industrial locations to the full refurbishment of magnificent listed buildings.
Each project we undertake is staffed with a Project Contracts Manager, a dedicated Site Manager, Quantity Surveyor, as well as the office based Administration and Purchasing team.
After completing projects, we often undertake the maintenance on the properties which leads to further small works over the following years.
We have an excellent reputation with our existing Clients which, leads to repeat business and recommendations for new Clients.
If you are looking for a complete Professional Team, not just a Principal Contractor, we would be happy to recommend a range of Architects, Designers, Cost Consultants, Building Surveyors, Project Managers and CDM Co-ordinators, all of whom we have worked with previously and would be happy to discuss your requirements.