Our promise

Our highly qualified experts will complete any task fast and reliably.

R.A.S Contractors (Read and sons) is a well established company specialising in all aspects of Carpentry and Construction, Painting And Decorating, general building,Plumbing, Landscaping and general maintenance work. Based in Sible Hedingham, we serve Braintree, Colchester,Haverhill,Chelmsford and all areas of ESSEX/SUFFOLK and most of East Anglia and London. 

Our clients are of paramount importance to us and we endeavour to make the whole experience as enjoyable as we can, keeping you informed of progress throughout your project. Our clients describe us as approachable and professional and the majority of our work is through personal recommendation.

We can organize the whole project from advising on various options and discussing the design and layout to supply of materials, complete installation and removal of all waste. We handle the complete project from start to finish with all work carried out by our own employed teams.


Discover more about our extensive range of professional services. We have a wide range of services, but if you still can’t find what you’re looking for, please feel free to get in touch with us – we will be more than happy to help.

We offer free quotes and estimates whilst we can also provide other services not listed.

Please contact us today to discuss your requirements or for free professional, friendly and helpful advice. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Carpentry, Bricklaying, Renovations, Demolition 

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Painting and Decorating, Internal And External Painting

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Mains and Waste Plumbing, taps/sink installation, General Electrics, Tiling, HandyMan

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Fencing, Jet washing, grass and hedge cutting, Block Paving drives/pathways, Patios, Garden refurbishment

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Telephone: 07956856550

E-mail: readandsons@outlook.com