About Howards

Based in Darlington, County Durham, Howards are part of the very fabric of the North East, with construction projects stretching the length and breadth of the region. A family-run business, we combine good old-fashioned values with the very latest techniques and construction materials to deliver the finest buildings and improvements. As a result, we're proud to call ourselves quality Darlington builders.

We have completed a number of successful past projects for large companies, public sector organisations, commercial landlords and private house owners such as Three Rivers Housing Association, Firth Moor Primary School and Darlington Borough Council. Therefore, we have earned their trust and their testimonies can attest to the quality and resilience of our work.

For more information on our past projects, visit our residential and commercial pages.

 

BUILD

Quality construction delivered on time and exactly to specification is what everyone expects but few actually receive. At Howard we have built our reputation the same way we put up buildings – carefully but expediently!

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MAINTAIN

Property maintenance is vital to protect your bricks ‘n’ mortar investment and there is no one better than Howard to provide the broad range of building skills required for the regular upkeep of your valuable property.

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IMPROVE

Whether you are adding a major extension or simply trying to create more internal space Howard have all the experience and skilled craftsman you require to get the job done quickly and effectively.

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Howards will leave you happy after the job is done.

But don't take our word for it, listen to our customers!

Work was completed to a very high standard, on time and the team were very helpful.

Mr Greenwell, Bishop Auckland

5.0
2016-01-13T16:07:31+00:00

Mr Greenwell, Bishop Auckland

Work was completed to a very high standard, on time and the team were very helpful.
John gave good honest advice and reassured us that out house was fine. He also told us that a £2000 repointing job that another builder quoted us for, was totally unnecessary.

Mrs Forster, Newton Aycliffe

5.0
2016-01-13T16:12:16+00:00

Mrs Forster, Newton Aycliffe

John gave good honest advice and reassured us that out house was fine. He also told us that a £2000 repointing job that another builder quoted us for, was totally unnecessary.
Great builders, very professional at a great price. Would definitely use again.

Ms Hutchinson, Darlington

5.0
2016-01-13T16:17:18+00:00

Ms Hutchinson, Darlington

Great builders, very professional at a great price. Would definitely use again.
John Howard UK' s workmen worked very quickly and got on with the work as the property could not use its water until this was done. Would highly recommend.

Mr Reed, Shildon

5.0
2016-01-13T16:05:11+00:00

Mr Reed, Shildon

John Howard UK’ s workmen worked very quickly and got on with the work as the property could not use its water until this was done. Would highly recommend.
Very explained builders who have the knowledge and capability to do most works. High standard of work provided, would recommend.

Mr Dawe, Darlington

5.0
2016-01-13T16:09:58+00:00

Mr Dawe, Darlington

Very explained builders who have the knowledge and capability to do most works. High standard of work provided, would recommend.
John was very helpful in giving us a quote to do work on a house we were looking at buying. He was very honest and really helped us to decide whether to go ahead or not with the property. I will definitely come back to John Howard for future builds.

Mrs MacKeith-Prince, Darlington

5.0
2016-01-13T16:06:58+00:00

Mrs MacKeith-Prince, Darlington

John was very helpful in giving us a quote to do work on a house we were looking at buying. He was very honest and really helped us to decide whether to go ahead or not with the property. I will definitely come back to John Howard for future builds.
No complaints at all, work was finished on time and of a high quality.

Mr Ward, Darlington

5.0
2016-01-13T16:16:55+00:00

Mr Ward, Darlington

No complaints at all, work was finished on time and of a high quality.
Job completed on time, kept informed of progress throughout the job. Slight glitch at the end, but this was sorted out straight away. Workers were timely and courteous, would recommend.

C M Varley & Co Limited

5.0
2016-02-01T14:06:34+00:00

C M Varley & Co Limited

Job completed on time, kept informed of progress throughout the job. Slight glitch at the end, but this was sorted out straight away. Workers were timely and courteous, would recommend.
Upstairs bathroom and downstairs kitchen extension and full interior renovation of terraced property. Builders were helpful from planning stage to completion and even helped me find an estate agent to let out our property.

Mr Douglas, Darlington

5.0
2016-01-13T16:03:20+00:00

Mr Douglas, Darlington

Upstairs bathroom and downstairs kitchen extension and full interior renovation of terraced property. Builders were helpful from planning stage to completion and even helped me find an estate agent to let out our property.
Highly pleased what Howards have done, looks great. We use them a lot for maintenance and they have never failed us yet!

Mr Knight, Darlington

5.0
2016-01-13T16:04:10+00:00

Mr Knight, Darlington

Highly pleased what Howards have done, looks great. We use them a lot for maintenance and they have never failed us yet!
They are professional and friendly, on time, clean and tidy workers. Would highly recommend them and use them again if needed.

Mr Rinius, Darlington

5.0
2016-01-13T16:06:19+00:00

Mr Rinius, Darlington

They are professional and friendly, on time, clean and tidy workers. Would highly recommend them and use them again if needed.
The tradesmen were always punctual, worked hard when they were here and did an excellent job, leaving no mess when they had finished. I felt at ease with them immediately and had no qualms about leaving them alone in my property. I will definitely be using them again when I need any building work doing. Very highly recommended builders.

Mr Goldsbrough, Darlington

5.0
2016-01-13T16:11:41+00:00

Mr Goldsbrough, Darlington

The tradesmen were always punctual, worked hard when they were here and did an excellent job, leaving no mess when they had finished. I felt at ease with them immediately and had no qualms about leaving them alone in my property. I will definitely be using them again when I need any building work doing. View Full →
Pleased with work from start to finish. The workforce were very professional, friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend.

Mrs Ellis, Darlington

5.0
2016-01-13T15:52:51+00:00

Mrs Ellis, Darlington

Pleased with work from start to finish. The workforce were very professional, friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend.
Howard's builders, were extremely professional from start to finish. They were very helpful and efficient in identifying and solving the issue, we will certainly be using them again and would recommend them to anyone.

Rocktree Group Ltd, Durham

5.0
2016-01-13T16:15:47+00:00

Rocktree Group Ltd, Durham

Howard’s builders, were extremely professional from start to finish. They were very helpful and efficient in identifying and solving the issue, we will certainly be using them again and would recommend them to anyone.
Great job, cracking finish. Spoke with me through the whole job and made it all stress free.

Mr McDonnell, Darlington

5.0
2016-03-04T15:07:00+00:00

Mr McDonnell, Darlington

Great job, cracking finish. Spoke with me through the whole job and made it all stress free.
Responded to my enquiry the same day and were able to complete the work within two days. Cleared away all the rubbish and were pretty tidy - just a little mess left in the garage. The quality of the finish looks good - just a couple of minor issues stop this scoring full marks.

Mr Hodges, Darlington

5.0
2016-03-21T15:28:30+00:00

Mr Hodges, Darlington

Responded to my enquiry the same day and were able to complete the work within two days. Cleared away all the rubbish and were pretty tidy – just a little mess left in the garage. The quality of the finish looks good – just a couple of minor issues stop this scoring full marks.

I used John Howard Builders on an advisory basis with regards to a potential kitchen extension. John provided an excellent level of service throughout and gave advice aimed at providing the best outcome for us. I would not hesitate in recommending John Howard Builders to anyone as a result.


Mr Almond, Darlington

5.0
2016-01-13T15:55:36+00:00

Mr Almond, Darlington

I used John Howard Builders on an advisory basis with regards to a potential kitchen extension. John provided an excellent level of service throughout and gave advice aimed at providing the best outcome for us. I would not hesitate in recommending John Howard Builders to anyone as a result.
Job was clean, tidy and professional, staff and boss were polite and helpful.

Mrs Johnson, Darlington

5.0
2016-01-13T16:16:19+00:00

Mrs Johnson, Darlington

Job was clean, tidy and professional, staff and boss were polite and helpful.
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