Welcome to Rose

A traditional family-run firm of builders, contractors and developers established circa 1896, Rose are one of the leading construction companies in East Anglia.

With a strong reputation for quality building, we offer expertise and reliability and attract most of our work through repeat business or the recommendation of existing clients and consultants.

New Homes

Our years of experience and superior knowledge for all aspects of our craft have earned us a reputation for the very highest standards of design and construction.

We have won numerous local and national awards for craftsmanship and quality which bear testament to our consistent delivery of the finest standards. Traditional skills ensure that quality is built in and is an integral part of our building process.

Our Work

We are one of the leading construction companies based in the East of England. We undertake a variety of building projects.


Rose Builders is committed to investing in people, in staff training and personal development. We are always on the lookout for good staff, if you want a rewarding and challenging career and have the passion and skills to match then get in touch.

Latest Rolls

Estimator and/or Housing Estimator

Main Contracts Estimating - Commercial/ Industrial/Education and Health/Local and County Authorities/Private Customer Sectors Housing Estimating - Private Development/Local Authority/Housing Association/ ...
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Groundworks Working Foreman

Experienced Groundworks Working Foreman required, either individually or with a gang, to lead and direct onsite activities. Must be CPCS ...
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Senior Estimator

Experienced professional person required to take responsibility for the pricing/costing of a wide variety of housing, both speculative in-house schemes ...
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Senior Site Manager

If you are a highly experienced site manager with a trade background, then we would be pleased to hear from ...
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Plant Fitter

An experienced and reliable person is required to take responsibility for carrying out test and run of tools and small ...
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Experienced Groundworkers/ Groundworks gangs required, with CPCS Excavator up to and above 10t, Roller and Dumper Categories. Experience necessary in ...
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Accreditations & Accolades

Working together to maintain traditional quality



National House-Building Council (NHBC)


The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS)

Safe Contractor

ISO14001: Environmental Management Systems 

RoSPA (The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents)



Architectural Review House 2016 – Highly Commended – A House for Essex

Finishes Interior Sector Contractor Awards 2016 – Silver Award – Birch Hall

Essex Limited 2015 (Grant Thornton / Birkett Long) : Fastest growing privately owned business with a turnover of £5M in Essex

Considerate Constructors National Award Winner 2015 – 1-5 Hall Field, Great Bardfield

Farming & Agricultural Farm Building Awards (FAB) Winner 2015 – Throws Farm Technology Centre

NHBC Pride in the Job Quality Award 2014 – Eaton Place, Rushmere St Andrew

Great Saling, Braintree shortlisted for ‘The Historic House Association and Sotherby’s Restoration Award 2013

2012 finalist for National Brickwork Craftsmanship Award

2012 Maldon District’s Conservation and Design Award for the repair and conversion of Whitehouse Farm Barn, Woodham Walter.

Considerate Constructors National Award Winner 2010 – Mersea School



Craftsmanship Award for Suffolk Architect Association 2017

Craftsmanship Award for Suffolk Architect Association 2015

Craftsmanship Award for Suffolk Architect Association 2011

Craftsmanship Award for Suffolk Architect Association 2009

Special Craftsmanship Award for Suffolk Architect Association 2008

RIBA Spirit of Ingenuity Award for Dairy House Farm, Mistley

RIBA Home Award – New Build for Uplands, Bentley

RIBA Heritage Award for works on Martello Tower, Jaywick

RIBA Heritage Award for works to Dairy House Farm, Mistley


Health and Safety

BP/ Mobil

Contractor Safety Award Coryton Refinery

Working with

Working with

Essex Construction Training Association (ECTA)

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB)

Eastern Builders Safety Group (EBSG)

Contact Rose

Feel free to give us a call during office hours, or send us a message on our contact form. 

We are located at:

Riverside House, Riverside Avenue East,
Lawford, Manningtree, Essex CO11 1US

Tel: 01206 392613
24/7 emergency: 07900 220348



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