Find A Builder
Some larger home improvement projects require outside help, and this site does exactly what it says on the tin in making it easy to find a local builder. They have sections of ideas and inspiration and a 16 page Essential Guide to Home Improvement will ensure you get it right first time.
Find A Construction Team
This website is dedicated to helping you find contractors, builders, architects..., you name it they've got it. You specify who you want (i.e.: builder/contractor), how much you think the project is going to cost, what area the project is in and then you simply click and you have list of the contractors/builders in your area with contract details and web site click through.
RIBA Product Selector
A searchable index of building products and suppliers, bringing information from building product suppliers and manufacturers to specifiers and professionals in the UK construction industry. Well designed and comprehensive but the search is a bit slow.
The Federation of Master Builders
The FMB website offers information and advice on building materials. This well designed site provides a purchasing facility, searchable directory of members and events information.
What's New in Building
Online resource for the What's New in Building Magazine featuring a directory of construction products and services.
Architect, Builder, Contractor and Developer
Portal with product news and resources for building industry specifiers in the UK featuring a company directory, product directory and bookshop. Well designed and structured.
Published by the Department of Trade & Industry this directory of pre-qualified construction contractors and consultants also offers publications, downloads, news and press releases. The search requires registration.
This well designed directory contains 300,000 pages of information on UK building materials, including specifications and CAD details. Directory inclusion is free.
Archinet UK is a professionally edited directory of recommended websites and online documents relevant to architecture and building in the UK, which incorporates the Abacus UK Construction Index. This simple yet user-friendly site allows you to search all of its 500 pages.
Churchill Refurbishment Ltd is a specialist concrete repair, building refurbishment, testing and survey contractor. They offer a wide range of services associated with structural refurbishment and working at height, specializing in the concrete repair of bridges, concrete frame buildings, concrete bunds, reservoirs, water towers, in fact, most concrete structures. Use this site to get a full list of services, contact details, or to view the images and archive videos of previously completed projects.