Welcome to the Watkins Building Contractors site

We are family run general builders established in 1974 covering Pontypool, Newport, Torfaen, Monmouthshire and surrounding areas. We carry out an extensive range of construction projects:

Domestic - extensions, loft conversions, garage conversions to habitable rooms, carpentry, floor laying, tiling, fencing, kitchens, bathrooms, heating, plumbing, electrical, driveways, paths, patios, roofing (tile, slate) maintenance and rebuilding of chimneys, gutters, fascia and barge, soffit and gutters, underground drainage, land drains, brick laying

Commercial - small civil engineering including groundwork, factory maintenance, garage maintenance, concrete work and formwork, roofing (sheet material), listed building maintenance.

Recent Work

Some examples of our work below

New Driveway

Remove concrete driveway from site. Lay Golden Flint decorative stone on ground stabiliser on geo-textile membrane, supply and lay Ballanstone Tumbled limestone bricks to form perimeter of drive.

Bungalow Extenstion

Extension to a bungalow consisting of lounge, toilet and utility room, also a concrete retaining wall with stone wall front in Monmouthshire

Garage Extenstion

Conservatory base, new garage, decking area, path and turf area with perimeter fence in Torfaen

Cedar Cladding

Cedar cladding, dry verge, fascia, soffit, barge, gutter and downpipes in Monmouthshire. Other work carried out was new door linings, doors, skirting, architrave, plastering, kitchen and bathroom


Refurbishment to porch and new fence in Gwent

Transformer Groundwork

Groundwork's for a new transformer at a factory in North Torfaen

Insulated Corrugated Roof

New Insulated corrugated roofing sheets. Asbestos roof sheets removed to carry out work in Torfaen

Timber Roof Lantern

Replacement of a timber roof lantern in Monmouthshire

Drainage Works

Drainage works in Monmouthshire

Church Stage

New carpet stage with oak surrounds at a Monmouthshire church

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