About Us

Vine House Construction Ltd is a well established, professional and multi skilled company delivering high quality workmanship and customer satisfaction. VHC was the Main Contractor for the construction of “Old Shed New House” a multi award winning new house designed by Tonkin Liu which has won a RIBA National Award 2018, RIBA Yorkshire Award 2018, RIBA Yorkshire Small Project of the Year Award 2018 and the GAGA Architecture Award 2018. The project has also been shortlisted for the 2018 Grand Designs House of the Year Awards and will feature on Channel 4.





Established in 2007, our reputation for providing quality and project delivery has been driven by the passion of the company directors, Andrew Graves, Pat Graves and Paul Graves.

The hands-on approach and the wealth of experience across a broad spectrum of the industry with the support of our highly skilled and dedicated team has enabled us to develop a business that fully understands clients needs and demands in respect of quality, budget, health & safety, design, communication and timescale.

Our commitment to providing a hassle free building service including staff that actually turn up on time and also leave sites clean and tidy at the end of every day has lead to a high level of referral and repeat business from our clients.

"Our approach is to understand our clients' needs and build good working relationships”

Andrew Graves
Managing Director

Meet the Team

Andrew Graves

Managing Director

Andrew co-founded Vine House Construction Ltd and is responsible for leading the company both commercially and financially.

He has 25 years in the construction industry and holds several qualifications including a HNC in Building Studies.

Paul Graves

Construction Director

Paul is our Construction Director and is charged with managing the companies operations on site.

He has nearly 20 years experience in the construction industry and holds several qualifications including a ONC in Building Studies.

Pat Graves


Pat co-founded Vine House Construction Ltd and is responsible for overseeing the estimating and surveying department.

With nearly 60 years experience in the construction industry Pat has worked at all levels of management for both local and national building and civil engineering contractors throughout the UK.

Health & Safety

Vine House is committed to all aspects of Health & Safety.

Health & Safety is of the upmost importance to Vine House Construction and is the key focus on all our projects.

We constantly monitor and advise on all aspects of new legislation and good working practices. The company has developed a comprehensive and robust Health and Safety Policy.

We also have a detailed Environmental and Waste Policy which is available on request.

The Directors and Managers within the company are committed to ensuring our excellent health and Safety record continues and to provide a safe environment for all persons working for the company in all its operations.


CHAS – The Contractors Health & Safety Assessment Scheme
Vine House has been accredited with CHAS for many years.

Health & Safety Consultant
Our external Health and safety consultant ensures all our policies and procedures are strictly adhered to. They regularly inspect and audit our sites to help us maintain our excellent safety record.

Principal Contractor
We regularly act as Principal Contractor to control the construction phase of a project working to the CDM Regulations.

Our site staff hold current CSCS skills training cards and have undertaken Health and Safety Awareness training including toolbox talks, working at height, manual handling, asbestos awareness, RIDDOR, PPE and safe use of abrasive wheels. The company operates a comprehensive training programme and ensures adequate training is available to all.


Sep 01
Follow us on Twitter

Vine House is now on Twitter.  Follow us on @vinehouseconst and keep up to date with all the news from …

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Jul 01
RIBA National Award Certificate

Just received the RIBA National Award 2018 Certificate for “Old Shed New House” in the post today. The project has …

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Mar 01
York Acorn on Sky TV

Vine House Construction is proud to sponsor York Acorn who played live on Sky TV at the weekend.  The team …

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