Whole house refurbishment
Repairs and maintenance
New build projects
An award-winning building contractor
Energy efficiency
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Improving futures
Improving quality of life
Improving buildings
Building sustainable futures
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A specialist in large scale frameworks
An expert in project funding
40 years of social housing experience
Committed to best value
Regenerating communities nationwide
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Education / healthcare premises
Low rise / high rise schemes
Residential / commercial buildings
A comprehensive capability
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Sustainable Building Services (UK) Ltd is an award-winning building contractor with forty years' experience in the social housing sector.

Active throughout Britain, we deliver design and build projects, property maintenance programmes, energy efficiency works and a comprehensive range of refurbishment services. We excel in making funding schemes and capital budgets work together to achieve maximum impact.

 

 

What Clients Say

  • The company has consistently delivered top quality services, on time and on budget, for the Glasgow MSF frameworks.

    Ben Desanges, Wates Living Space.
  • 10 out of 10 for performance. Excellent work. We were always kept well informed and everything was left clean and tidy at the end of the day.

    Private resident, Knowsley.
  • I would have no hesitation in recommending this company. I have found their attitude, performance and approach to be of the highest standard.

    Ian Whitley, Harvest Housing Group.
  • ... a consistent service, with very good customer satisfaction feedback. We are receiving a well delivered, well planned, quality service.

    Neighbourhood Survey, Guinness Northern Counties.
  • The work was carried out quickly and efficiently. I was impressed with the workmen...they arrived on time, they were polite and nothing was too much trouble.

    Private resident, Stockport.
  • We would like to thank you for your friendliness, workmanship and professionalism, and above all your consideration and respect for our homes. We are so grateful.
    Residents Group, Wigan.
  • ...a clear understanding of Adactus’s ethos in relation to customer care and tenant satisfaction. The average satisfaction has been recorded as 98% over a 5 year period.
    Colin Blackwood, Adactus Housing Group.
 

Who We Are...

Company Profile

Established in 1976, Sustainable Building Services is a multi-disciplinary building contractor that operates throughout the UK.

Accredited for quality assurance, safety and environmental management, we are equipped to handle contracts of all sizes. These include new build schemes, cyclical maintenance programmes and major installations for some of the country's largest and best known social landlords.

Recognising the value of long term partnerships, we are firmly committed to delivering best value across all our operations and this is one of the reasons why many of our framework agreements are now in their second and third generations.

In the following section, you can read more about our experience, structure, policies and accreditations.

See our company profile.

Services

Now a fast-growing management contractor, Sustainable Building Services offers a range of capabilities, all geared to creating better places to live.

Our work includes construction, repair and maintenance, all kinds of property refurbishment and the design and installation of energy efficiency measures. Accordingly, we help to enhance the lives and living conditions of thousands of families every year.

Read about our services.

Delivering Value

Our company ethos is very much about collaboration. We seek to add value to every project through a combination of operational efficiency, strict quality control, creative thinking and effective engagement with supply chain partners. We are also fiercely committed to the principles of social inclusion and community regeneration. We design our projects to maximise training and employment opportunities wherever possible, and we use our exceptional funding expertise to maximise benefits to all stakeholders and communities.

How we add value.

Latest News

Fusion 21 supplier logo

On 19th February, SBS received the news that it had won a place on the Fusion21 Painting, Decorating and Associated Repairs Framework. This followed a successful tender submitted in January.

The £90 million framework is accessible to all Fusion 21 members UK-wide, and is split into four lots. SBS has been awarded places on all four lots. These include:

Lot 1: Housing
This covers all domestic building types, including sheltered accommodation.

Thursday, 18 April, 2019 - 06:25
Solid wall insulation fitted to properties in Herefordshire

SBS is currently delivering a 2-phase external wall insulation scheme for Herefordshire Housing. The first phase, which began in November 2018, entails installing external wall insulation to 59 Non-Traditional Cornish-style bungalows in Redhill. The properties are all occupied and are of a pre-fabricated pre-reinforced concrete (PRC) panel construction.

Phase 2 will also be carried out in the Redhill area and will feature similar works to 70 bungalows. The insulation work will take place alongside re-roofing works managed by the client itself.

Tuesday, 9 April, 2019 - 03:42
A new bathroom replacement in Yorkshire

SBS is part way through the delivery of an energy efficiency scheme in Calderdale, carried out on behalf of Places for People. The work entails replacing storage heaters and hot water cylinders in various properties in the West Yorkshire town of Elland, just south of Halifax. It also entails full bathroom replacements including the installation of new showers over baths. Related works including tiling, flooring, plumbing and electrics.

Monday, 11 March, 2019 - 09:02
External wall insulation fitted in Glamorgan, South Wales

In 2018, SBS began a £920,000 scheme for The Vale of Glamorgan Council, which involved re-roofing and fitting solid wall insulation to 76 occupied properties. The scheme is now nearing completion, with many local families already enjoying warmer homes and lower heating bills.

Located within 14 residential blocks in Barry, South Wales, the properties have been fitted with a BBA-certified external wall insulation system manufactured by the British manufacturer Soltherm. It comprises EPS insulation and an acrylic render.

Thursday, 28 February, 2019 - 03:22