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Established Supply Chain

Well-established supply chains and longstanding partnerships with sub-contractors mean that projects move ahead rapidly and that on-site delays are largely eliminated.


Considerate Contractor

We like to establish strong relationships with our clients: by understanding their needs and objectives, we are better equipped to deliver the high-quality buildings that have been our hallmark since the days of Queen Elizabeth I.



If you're looking for a building contractor you can rely on absolutely, talk to us today.


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Heritage Restoration since 1591
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Quality in Construction since 1591

R. Durtnell and Sons Limited

Founded over 400 years ago, R Durtnell & Sons has been trading continuously ever since, making the firm by far the oldest building contractor in Britain. It is also unique in that it has been handed down as a private company, father-to-son, for thirteen generations.


Value for Money

An ability to change with the times and a willingness to adopt new technologies ensure that the company today continues to deliver exceptional value for money based upon quality, craftsmanship, teamwork and good management.


Experienced Builder

By choosing R Durtnell & Sons for your project – be it traditional procurement or design and build – you can be certain that you have chosen a contractor with the skills and experience to ensure the successful outcome you're after. Our particular areas of expertise include: New-Build, Refurbishments, Renovations, Extensions.

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