Our people

are our most important resource. If we look after them well, they will look after our business and ensure our continued success. We take pride in offering the best facilities and working environment possible for all of our employees.

James Chalmers - Managing Director James has worked in the construction industry since 1996. He formed Chalmers and co in 1999 and has grown the company into Sussex’s most established sustainable contractors. He is responsible for the strategic development and day to day running of the business..

Leigh Millar - Contracts Manager Leigh has been with Chalmers & Co since 2006, starting as an apprentice carpenter. Leigh has developed within the company moving from site carpenter to site manager running numerous high specification projects.

Adamo Bartella - Site Manager Adamo has been with Chalmers & co for the past 12 years, Adamo has developed within the Chalmers and Co moving from site labourer to apprentice carpenter and site carpenter through to site manager running numerous projects on time and within budget.

Trainees - We are keen to encourage young people we therefore take on a number of trainees each year. If you would like to join us as a trainee, please send your CV with a covering letter to James Chalmers at our office address or email

Daniel Harding - Contracts manager / Design & Build Coordinator Daniel joined Chalmers & Co in 2014 after long career working for an award wining Architectural design practice. Daniels’ role is to manage contracts and procure our design and build projects from conception to completion.

Ben Roskilly - Site Manager Ben has been with Chalmers & Co since 2000 starting as a site carpenter. Ben was quickly promoted to site manager running numerous projects.

Ben Clifton - Site Manager Ben has been with Chalmers & Co for the past 3 years, over seeing numerous projects.

Luke Nye - Site Manager Luke has also been with Chalmers & Co for the past 10 years starting as a site Labourer. Luke always showed a keen interest in the running of the projects and is eager to learn.