About Our Company

  • R. V. Dart & Son (Builders) Ltd. is a privately owned limited company established in 1973 carrying out a broad range of building work including New Build & Extensions, Alterations & Refurbishments, Building Maintenance, and Historic Buildings work.
  • It is our aim to build our client base with a view to carefully growing the business whilst maintaining direct control.
  • We operate throughout Hampshire and neighbouring counties, generally within a 50 mile radius of our offices based in Romsey, Hampshire. Click here to find us.
  • The company is owned by Colin Andrews who is a professionally qualified member of The Chartered Institute of Building. This qualification allows the company to have Chartered Building Company status. For further information on this scheme please go to www.cbcschemes.org.uk
  • The company is managed by Colin Andrews MCIOB and his fellow Director Michael Westhead ICIOB.
  • Our workload is sourced through various clients including Local Authorities, Healthcare Trusts, Commerce, Industry, Leisure Sectors and selected Architect managed work in the domestic sector. 

How We Operate

  • Our workforce consists of directly employed CSCS certified and trained tradesmen and SSTS/SMSTS accredited working foremen supplemented with sub-contractors to undertake specialist trades. 
  • We use a select group of sub-contractors to deliver a partnering approach to our business, which helps to secure the quality and performance required to take our business forward.
  • We operate an apprenticeship scheme linked to the CITB training carpenters and bricklayers to qualified craftsman status.
  • All works are directly controlled by our directors to ensure quality, performance and cost effectiveness for our clients. The company has ISO 9001:2015 accreditation approved by ISOQAR certificate number 3243/02.
  • The company is a member of Constructionline, a UK register of qualified construction services (reference number 1166) and also maintains membership of the National House Building Council.
  • We are now members of the Contractors Health and Safety scheme (CHAS).
  • We are a framework contractor under the iESE (Improvement and Efficiency South East) South Hampshire. Working with IESE/HCC we help deliver both measured improvements and efficiencies on contracts by working collaboratively.