What We Do

We have a very simple and single-minded vision; to design and build fantastic new homes that put the homeowner first. We consider the practicalities of modern living and busy lifestyles in the most sustainable and environmentally sympathetic way.

Each of our developments represents a personal commitment to you. We stringently assess each site, taking into account social, logistical, economic and environmental considerations before commencing work.

We’re dedicated to utilising the best materials, most innovative technical solutions and highest quality fittings available to provide more than the expected, plus features which make each home unique.

  • How We Work

    We carefully assess the challenges and merits of each development so we can create new homes that home buyers will love.

    Each site is fully evaluated; with careful consideration given to the style of architecture and how to make the best use of the available space.

    We employ only trusted tradespeople who bring time-honoured craftsmanship and passion – and use the best materials available – to every home we build.

    We endeavour to provide the best possible customer service, exceeding your expectations and delivering the home of your dreams. For us, it’s personal.

  • Our Vision

    We believe our homebuyers want a home to be proud of, a space that’s great to live in and an excellent investment too.

    Thanks to years of experience and our appreciation of contemporary lifestyles, we consider everything, providing you with the space you may need to work from home and the latest hi-tec innovations to make your life easier and your home more efficient.

  • Who We Are

    • Mantle Developments

      Mantle Developments was formed in 1994 by three partners who came together to pool their experience, combining excellence in design, highly skilled craftsmanship, construction and attention to detail. Over twenty years on our philosophy is still to exceed our customers expectations and ensure that every Mantle Home is built to a superior specification.

    • Lee Clemson


      Lee is a founding partner. He’s responsible for land acquisition, planning, finance, product specification, sales and marketing.

    • Fred Clemson


      Fred is a founding partner. Fred is semi-retired but keeps his hand in visiting sites and offering the benefit of his vast experience.


    • Mark Micallef


      Mark is a founding partner. Mark’s responsibilities include; construction site management, contract management, personnel, trouble shooting, health and safety, after sales and customer care.


    • Caroline Dillon

      Office Manager

      Caroline keeps everyone organised and runs our office. As well as assisting the directors, Caroline is responsible for accounts, payments, banking and administration.

    • Rafal Czepizak

      Accounts technician

      Rafal joined us to ensure our accounts team keep pace with our rapidly expanding business. Rafal is AAT trained and prepares our accounts for external audit as well as management account reporting to the directors.

    • Craig Hatchard

      Group Surveyor

      As the group surveyor Craig is responsible for the construction process over several developments. He manages the procurement of materials and labour contracts. Other responsibilities include managing the code for sustainable homes, reporting to funders, and town planning compliance.


    • Lloyd Stevens

      Assistant Surveyor

      Lloyd assists with procurement and contract management during the construction process as well as being responsible for providing customer service during the snagging and defects process following hand over.

    • Tom O'Sullivan

      Construction Site Manager

      Tom is from a trade background and has in excess of 30 years’ experience in construction site management. There is very little Tom doesn’t know about construction and he takes immense pride in his work. Tom is always happy to assist our home buyers with bespoke specification choices.


    • Jose Barbato

      Construction Site Manager

      Jose is a site manager with a wealth of experience in new homes construction. As well as managing site construction from ground works through to completion he is always willing to show our home buyers around at various stages of the construction process. Jose is very approachable and always ensures a close and neighbourly relationship with all parties adjoining his sites.