Direct Developments and Maintenance Ltd

About Direct Developments and Maintenance Ltd

Supporting the NHS & Key Workers

We want to make sure that our NHS and key workers get all of the support they can during these difficult times, so we are currently doing call outs for them free of charge. Just our way of saying thanks to the people that are putting themselves at risk.  

We continue to operate a COVID secure workplace with the majority of our team working from home and a skeleton staff on site to maintain all our contracts. We ensure that all staff attending customer's premises are fully equipped with the correct PPE and have access to anti-bacterial hand sanitiser and wipes. We ensure we regularly monitor our COVID standards, these include but are not limited to:

• Providing regular updates to all our employees
• Reinforcing personal hygiene controls
• Emphasising the necessity to our employees of frequent and proper hand washing
• Educating our employees on prevention
• Cleaning and/or sanitising working areas and tools

We are continuing daily to follow and monitor official guidance from the UK government.

Property maintenance services based in Gatwick, serving a wide geographical area.

Covering everything from painting & decorating to plumbing & electrical

Welcome to Direct Developments and Maintenance Ltd. We are a property maintenance company based in Gatwick offering a comprehensive range of services to both domestic and commercial clients. This includes, but is not limited to, damp proofing and mould solutions, electrical, plumbing, plastering, refurbishments, carpets, flooring, tiling, bathrooms, kitchens, painting & decorating, wallpapering, windows and doors.  We are specialists at providing services for HMO properties and have gained a reputation as an industry leader in this field.  

For your peace of mind, we hold £5 Million Public Liability Insurance and Employers' Liability Insurance for all work we carry out and hold all of the necessary qualifications and experience to complete our work.

We have completed full GDPR training (for which you can take a look at our certificate here) and are GDPR compliant. We are also fully trained and qualified to carry out damp proofing and mould solutions, view our certificate here.

Whatever your requirements may be, please do not hesitate to get in touch, we are confident that we will be able to provide you with the solution to your requirements.  We will also match or beat any like for like written quotation. To get in touch, please give us a call on 07792 542581 or 07934 687901 or use our website's contact form.

Based in Gatwick

Offering our maintenance services throughout the surrounding area and beyond.

Ultimate professional services

We offer a range of services including bathrooms, kitchens, electrical, plumbing, painting, decorating, tiling, plastering, flooring, home security and CCTV, ideal for both landlords & homeowners.

Excellent customer service

We take pride in offering a friendly & professional service to our customers where we go above and beyond to ensure our customers are happy.

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Company founded

Paul Church - Director

Paul Church - Director

Paul's skills include:

  • Electrician 2391
  • Plumber 2nd
  • Multi-panel approved installer
  • Bathroom fitter
  • Floor and wall tiling
  • Plastering
  • Locksmith
  • Qualified painter/decorator
  • CCTV installation
  • HMO Property Specialist

Paul has enjoyed over 25 years of experience and success within the property maintenance sector.  He has built excellent relationships with numerous companies, landlords and property consultants.  Paul provides invaluable knowledge and workmanship to every project, whether it is redecorating a single room or refurbishing an entire property.  Paul has built a reputation as an industry leader with owners and management companies for HMO properties and is highly sought after for providing a consistent service for the day to day maintenance requirements as well as undertaking larger refurbishment projects for multiple properties.   He is able to assess the customer's requirements and deliver their vision to the highest standard, combined with excellent customer service.  Paul, working in partnership with Shakur, ensures that quality and attention to detail are foremost in their approach.

Shakur Francis - Director

Shakur Francis - Director

Shakur's skills include:

  • Skilled multi-trader
  • Bathroom fitter
  • Qualified painter/decorator  
  • Plastering
  • Commercial and domestic property maintenance

Shakur brings vast experience to the company. Starting as an apprentice, he has applied his great enthusiasm and initiative to gaining qualifications and skills that have lead him to be successful and well respected in the industry.  Due to Shakur's hard work and diligence, he joined us as a Director, working in partnership with Paul Church. Together, they provide the highest standards of work and customer service, ensuring that quality and attention to detail form the cornerstone of all they do.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Derek Green - Training Consultant

Derek Green - Training Consultant


  • Many years industry experience
  • Training innovation and creation
  • Inducting new employees
  • Monitoring new and existing employees
  • Identifying and delivering employee training to our high standards
  • Ensuring we have the skills and tools to offer a fantastic and remarkable service to our new and existing customers
  • Fully qualified First Aid Officer

Derek brings many years of essential experience to the company, providing a vast array of knowledge and skills that he uses to create training and development initiatives for us. With a varied and successful career, Derek maintains an excellent training provision and strives to ensure all employees are kept up to date with the latest technical knowledge, skills and legislation requirements. Always enthusiastic to pass on his knowledge, Derek is an inspiring and greatly valued member of the team.

Sarah Church - Finance Administrator

Sarah Church - Finance Administrator


  • Finance Administrator
  • Advertising
  • Digital Marketing
  • Website Control
  • Vehicle Fleet Management

With many years professional administrative experience, Sarah provides a first class service, ensuring that the office operates efficiently and effectively.

Ryan Perry - Freelance skilled multi-tradesman

Ryan Perry - Freelance skilled multi-tradesman


  • Bathroom and Kitchen Fitter
  • Plastering
  • Tiling
  • Window and Door Fitter
  • First class Painting and Decorating
  • Planned Schedules and Tool Box Talk Trained

Ryan has provided excellent freelance services to the company over many years, a skilled worker, Ryan always ensures that our high standards are upheld when completing work on our behalf.

Lee Bell - Multi-trader

Lee Bell - Multi-trader


  • Painting & decorating
  • Damp proofing
  • Tiling
  • Plumbing
  • Bathroom fitting
  • Fully qualified First Aid Officer

Lee joined our team after gaining multi-trade experience within the industry and a desire to work with a company who could offer him a wide range of work, along with opportunities to gain further knowledge, skills and experience.  Lee has valuable experience working in a maintenance environment, allowing him to bring his vast skills to benefit our diverse customer base.  With a skill base that includes tiling, plumbing, painting, decorating and damp proofing, Lee is an asset to our highly skilled and motivated team.  

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