Started in the building trade working in yorkshire stone , Walling and paving from age of 19. Worked in Australis as bricklayer. Took 7 years out of full time building ( part time only ) between 1986 to 1993 worked in civil engineering getting B.Eng ( hons )Civ Eng, Working as site engineer for Saif Bin Darwish U.A.E preliminary stages of TRIP programme in Abu Dhabi. (8 months), Norwest Holst (3yrs) Worked as main site engineer/agent on Heaton service resevoir Bfd and Loxley water treatment works.. Back into building trade full time from 1993 when became self employed .. Sub contractor for Norwood Interiors (3yrs) Dolphin Bathrooms (5yrs).. Skills worked on in that time , Plumbing, tiling, plastering, joinery, building, electrical first and second fixing. Recent projects completed include full house refurbishments, Full kitchen and bathroom installations , Loft conversions involving lowering ceiling heights , basement conversions involving tanking and under pinning , extension with concrete flat roof forming roof terrace , garden retaining walls , garden paving in limestone on concrete base also slab concrete and block paving to driveways , Also some work in listed building working with planning and structural engineers .