about fleming homes
Timber frame products have been designed and manufactured at our premises in Berwickshire for over 40 years, giving us a strong reputation in the industry, based on proven experience and solid networks.
Fleming Homes Ltd. began life in 1986, when local businessman Thomas Fleming bought the timber frame manufacturing company, Clanwood Homes, and developed the business on from the same site in Duns.
In 2007, Hayden Martin was appointed Managing Director of the company. Hayden was initially employed to work on the factory floor manufacturing our timber frame panels, before becoming an accomplished construction designer, then manager and finally director of the company.
Following the passing of friend and mentor Thomas, Hayden led a management buy-out of Fleming Homes to become company owner in 2014. To this day, Hayden honours Thomas Fleming’s strong company ethics of loyalty, honesty and integrity, at the same time adding his own brand of enthusiasm, purpose and passion.
We believe that what sets a company apart is its people – particularly with self-build, where smooth teamwork is crucial. Fleming Homes specialises in good people who can deliver the best advice, the right information and the most personable service.
We’re passionate about timber self-build, and believe it’s the future of self-build not just in continental Europe, but also in the UK. We continually develop our internal procedures to make the self-build process as easy and cost-effective as possible, to showcase timber self-build as a realistic option for all new home seekers, not just the privileged few.
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Meet us in person
Why not come and meet the Fleming Homes team in person? We’re there to help you with all your self-build and timber frame questions.
Below are the next 4 exhibitions we’re attending, a full list of shows where you can meet the Fleming Homes team is available on our Events page.
Hopefully there’s an event near you soon. If not, just give us a call!
"We are onto our third self-build project. We've used Fleming Homes' design team for each of our houses and have been delighted with their flexible, friendly and reliable approach to timber frame supply."
Mr & Mrs Downie, York
"The personal service is excellent and it was reassuring to be able to pick up the phone and speak to someone throughout the self-build process."
Mrs G Douglas, Nenthorn, Scotland
"Fleming Homes are one of the finest and most client-focused commercial firms we have ever encountered. It was a very happy and positive experience."
Dr & Mrs Lovegrove, Perthshire
"Pulling all the component parts of a self-build project together is the real challenge. Fleming Homes are extremely helpful in this respect. Their service is exceedingly thorough right through the build process. Working with them is an enjoyable experience."
Roy Croucher, Brighton
"We first made contact with Fleming Homes at the Harrogate show, and from that initial contact, the whole experience of obtaining a quotation based upon our own design, accepting the quote, converting our design to detailed drawings for production, delivery and erection exceeded my expectations. Excellent service from start to finish."
Lee McKenzie, Derby
"A great kit, a great company, and a great team. The guys at Flemings are the best I have had the pleasure in dealing with. They really do care, and if you have any queries they will resolve straight away. Friendly, upbeat, positive. I have a few more builds still to go, and you bet I will be using Fleming Homes."
Steve Owen, Scottish Borders
"Wow, what a whirlwind journey, from arriving on a truck to sign-off of the timber frame in just three weeks. I don't think I have ever seen anyone work such long hours in freezing conditions, wind, rain and the occasional sunshine! Thank you Fleming Homes for helping make our dream a reality."
Julie Voller, Chertsey
"I’d happily recommend Fleming Homes to my clients in my planning consultant capacity."
Kate Jenkins MRICS MRTPI, Director, Ericht Planning & Property Consultants
"Fleming were amazing from start to finish. We could not have done it without them."
Mr & Mrs Fairley, West Sussex
"Fleming Homes are an all round excellent company to work with. The service provided by every contact I've had has been extremely professional and nothing was a problem. Fleming Homes have been one of the easy parts of building a house!"
Mr. Bulloch, Dunlop, Ayrshire
"I'd do it all again and with Fleming Homes. We are thrilled with our new house and it's turned out far better than we could have ever hoped for"
Paul Bates, Carmarthenshire
"I would wholeheartedly encourage self-builders to use Fleming without reservation. The product is of high quality and eco-friendly. We had a faultless experience from start to finish."
Sylvester Dengzee, Ipswich
"We were delighted with every aspect of dealing with your company and our kit home, you could not do enough to help us and answer all our questions so promptly. Also the quality of the kit was excellent. We would use you again without question, your staff were so professional and did a great job."
Bill Cheape, Edinburgh