Our Team

Welcome to DRB Property Refurbishment, we are a building company based in Fareham and cover all areas of Hampshire. Our highly skilled team prides itself on the quality of our projects and installations.

We guide our customers through the initial design consultation, into planning and ultimately, the completed works making the experience a smooth stress- free process. Producing a high standard of workmanship that adheres to guidelines, regulations and standards is our company’s focus. Each project regardless of size is given the personal approach to help bring your vision and ideas to life.

As a responsible company, we supply competitive and fully inclusive quotes that enables you to budget for the project without worrying about hidden costs. Throughout the installation, we provide regular updates to keep our clients fully informed.

DRB Property Refurbishment are a friendly team proud of their reputation and customer satisfaction gained through our reliability, dedication, quality installations and craftsmanship.

  • Private Homeowners
  • Commercial Clients
  • Letting Agents
  • Property Investors
  • Maintenance Service
  • Insurance Work

Richard has over 30 years experience in the building trade. After leaving school, he started a carpentry apprenticeship where it became obvious he had a flare for this and now uses these skills to produce bespoke work.

From the age of 20, Richard started fitting windows, doors and conservatories for a Portsmouth based firm. His competence in this trade, has led him to carry out installations on prestigious properties in and around the London area.  

Later in his career, Richard established himself as a quality kitchen fitter working throughout the UK for a well known nationwide company. He was part of a team of fitters who were chosen to install an Ideal Homes Kitchen Exhibition. 

For many years, Richard has been employed by a London based building company where he has worked on a range of different projects such as commercial buildings, schools and private refurbishments. As a result, he is an accomplished tradesman with a vast range of skills that can be applied to a multitude of building projects. 

Following leaving school, Des completed a City & Guilds Carpentry/ Joinery Apprenticeship whilst working for a joinery firm based in Botley. During this time Des was involved in the production of the large wooden gates at Portchester Church.

He then naturally progressed to working for a major ship building company in Portsmouth, working on large Navy ships. This utilised and progressed all off his carpentry skills.

Des’ career then digressed into the maintenance field where he worked for a recognised Blue Chip company. This role covered a wide range of the trades. During this time Des became a supervisor which enabled him to diverse his skill base.

Over the last few years Des has worked for a Utility company contracting mainly within electrical works. He has worked/ liaised with commercial contractors as well as private homeowners



Health and Safety

Health and Safety is a fundamental consideration in all our company practices. All staff within our company are fully qualified professionals. Any additional contractors that we employ on our projects, all meet industry standards and are up to date with current legislation and good practices. All our contractors are fully insured.

£2,000,000 Liability cover on every job we undertake

All Contractors employed on projects are fully certificated.