Arthur Carmichael

Arthur Carmichael served a five year apprenticeship as a carpenter and joiner, and went on to be a Site Engineer on capital projects with R M Douglas Construction.

In 1978 he decided to leave Douglas and start his own company, and Carmichael’s Building Services was born. The company went from strength to strength, based personal service and customer satisfaction.

Carmichaels were soon working for local authorities, health services and other commercial businesses, as well as providing an excellent standard of workmanship and service for private customers.

In 1988 Arthurs’ son Jason joined the company from school as an apprentice Carpenter, a position in which he enjoyed and excelled, and in 2000 Jason became a co-director of the company.

Jason Carmichael

Jason left school and joined the company in 1988 as an apprentice Carpenter. After completing his apprenticeship, he continued working for the company as a fully qualified Carpenter.

After gaining a few years experience, Jason starting taking on supervisory responsibilities, looking after and managing minor works.

Jason became a director of the company in 2000 and is now the Operations Manager.


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    Carmichaels Building Services Ltd
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Staff and Crew

All of the Carmichaels team are local, time-served tradesmen that are fully registered in their field of expertise, so your project is in very safe hands.

The Carmichaels Guarantee

When you have any work carried out by Carmichaels, you do so, knowing you will have total piece of mind. Our reputation is built around the service we provide you, the customer and that service doesn't end at the end of the project. A Carmichaels customer, is a customer for life and we like to keep it that way

About Us

Once upon a time in...


Working as a site manager for Douglas, Arthur Carmichael, who was also a fully time-served carpenter, decided to start his own building company and so Carmichaels Building Services was born


Jason Carmichael (Arthur's son) left school and joined the business, training as a carpenter.


Carmichaels Building Service complete their first housing project and achieves NHBC accreditation.


The Facilities Management arm of the company is formed. Looking after prestigious commercial property, such as St David's Shopping Centre, S.Wales.


Mobile phones start to revolutionise our business and the service we provide our clients.


Carmichaels has its first website!!!! Google does not exist.


Carmichaels Building Services is awarded a National FMB Builder of the Year Award.


Carmichaels Developments is formed, to concentrate on the housebuilding section of the company.


Carmichaels spreads its wings and wins its first maintenance contract in Staines near Heathrow.


Jason is made Chairman of FMB Swansea (Federation of Master Builders)


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Accreditation & Trade Bodies

National House-Building Council

NHBC is the leading warranty and insurance provider and standards setter for UK house-building for new and newly converted homes.


Carmichaels are accredited by ContractorPlus -
"..the web based database of contractors who have been rigorously vetted to ensure their health and safety standards are of the highest quality."


The Health and Safety Assessment Scheme -


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