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We design and build inspiring residential spaces in Hampshire and Dorset.

Call for a free quote: +44 (0)23 8081 2710

Do you have a building project we can help with?

We are an expert building company based in Southampton, Hampshire.

Clever build offers the smartest ideas for any build and design project. From refurbishment projects and extensions to Grade II listed building and new developments. Offering over 20 years of experience in the design and build market, Clever Build is well equipped to tackle any project no matter the complexity with ease, efficiency and a fresh approach.

Our smart method of project management ensures your build is in safe hands from the initial design right through to the completion of your project. We understand the thought that building work of any size can be a stressful time; we guarantee to ease that burden and work with you to ensure 100% satisfaction. We won’t just work on your house, we will work on creating your home.


Would you like to make an extra room in your home? Loft conversions are perfect for creating extra space. We have years of experience in converting lofts and have worked in homes across Southampton and Bournemouth. Converting your loft adds value to your home and can be cheaper than moving to a larger house in the long run.


House extensions are also perfect for extra living space in your home. Clever Build and Design can help you with your house extension all the way from design and planning to ground works and construction. Our team has all of the necessary in-house skills to manage your project from the ground up. We’ve worked with property owners across Hampshire and Dorset.


Don’t need to build a brand new house? Family has expanded? Tired and distressed rooms? Or just in need of some modernisation? Then talk to us. It’s surprising what an update can do to inject life into a tired building or room. When working on refurbishment projects with our clients, we ensure we keep disruption to a minimum, keep to a strict deadline and ensure your life can continue without the hassle of a total upheaval. Whatever your refurbishment needs, Clever Build and Design will do it the smart way.


Restoring graded buildings requires a sensitive touch. Ensuring the building’s natural beauty and heritage shines through is essential. We have vast experience working on these project and understand the regulations and Listed Building Consent required. From Tudor cottages to church conversions, Clever Build and Design will help you create your dream home. We will explain exactly what is involved in a graded building project before you embark on that quirky water mill or charming rectory.

Clever Build offers the complete building package and the combined experience of our established and respected trade professionals extends over 120 years. We work with the finest carpenters, the top stone masons, the strongest brick layers, the smoothest plasterers, the brightest electricians and plushest of plumbers.

Clever Build & Design Southampton

Contact our friendly team today and find out why we are the best choice for your next home improvement project in Hampshire and Dorset.

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We work with efficiency, to the highest standards and at a price which works with your individual budget.


The Clever Build & Design team has over 20 years experience and are local trade experts.


Our tradesmen have the finest skills and can deliver you project from planning and design to construction and finish.


We can tackle any project no matter the complexity with ease, efficiency and a fresh approach.


Whether it’s a new loft conversion, house extension, kitchen or bathroom, roof or porch our expert team will ensure it is built in the cleverest way. Our clients are not only delighted with the high quality workmanship but always speak highly about our professionalism:​

Mrs J Martin

Kitchen Fitting

You did an excellent job fitting my new kitchen, in a very short time and at a very reasonable price. We are always quick to complain when we have a grievance with a company but rarely offer our thanks for a job well done. Thanks for all your help!

Mr Singh

Project completed on time and to highest quality!

Clever Build and Design, were exceptionally good throughout the entire process. Simon was very easy to get along with and the project was very well managed. Everything was completed on time and on budget, what I found exceptionally good was the materials used were of the highest quality. All the team went above and beyond to meet my requirements, including introducing trusted professionals for my specific needs. I certainly would recommend Clever Build and Design without hesitation.

Miss E Clunie

Quality Workmanship

We were not only impressed with the quality of your workmanship but also your competitive prices and your prompt efficient service.

Gary Moore

Great trust worthy team with a multitude of trades!

We had a single story extension to the rear of my property. I was very happy with the works undertaken, and kept informed on progress and budget throughout the process. Clever Build really were a great trust worthy team with a multitude of trades, all working within their respective disciplines opposed to a jack of all trades. Clever Build come highly recommended.


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