Calbert Oates Project Management

Elm Gardens 12
Halifax, West Yorkshire

Since 2009

07914695731 - or - Email

Here at Calbert Oates, we offer professional Project Management, design & Construction expertise in both traditional and Sustainable Eco Homes for the self builder and aspiring developer.

To Self-build will ensure that your sustainable ethos is embodied within your design concept. Whilst this is the main driver for the many aspiring self builders, it is nevertheless seen as a daunting and difficult process and can put off the most enthusiastic devotee to the concept of self build.

Our friendly and approachable team at Calbert Oates can guide you through this process from concept to delivery of your new home. With our extensive building experience coupled with our involvement with sustainable solutions, we can provide an affective advocacy to ensure that every stage is well designed, planned, managed and ultimately delivered.


Main contact:

Ian Oates BSc. MAPM

We have a team of bright and enthusiastic people with a tenacious and professional outlook. We have a positive can-do attitude and we are not afraid to roll up our sleeves and get stuck in.

A number of our professional team can each notch up over twenty years experience within the Construction and development industries and have worked for both main stream developers and consultants.

The range of projects undertaken by our team varies from multimillion pound residential schemes to flag ship sustainable office developments.

Each team member holds membership of one of the following Professional bodies:

MAPM Member of the Association for Project Management
RICS Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors
RIBA Royal Institute of British Architects
CIOB Chartered Institute of Builders

Given the breadth and depth of our combined experience coupled with our desire to push the boundaries of sustainable development, we can offer creative solutions without wholesale design sacrifices.


Ian Oates is a Member of the Association for Project Managers.

Area of Business

Along with Project Management, we offer a Design services... Our philosophy is simple: having a single minded and focused approach should not be at the expense of recognising and accommodating innovative and novel solutions. We are always seeking new ways of doing things and the Clients' suggestions and ideas are pivotal to any design form.

We do not suffer from the "not invented here" syndrome. We will always ensure that you as the self-build Client, remain empowered and intrinsic to the decision making process to ensure your vision is captured in the design and development process.

Our friendly and approachable team of Professional Designers can guide you through this process from concept right the way through delivery of your new home.

Whether it is just a set of feasibility sketches, Planning submission, Building Regulation drawings or a full detailed design, we can tailor our Design service to your exact requirements.

We offer a Construction Management service...

With this form of Build route, you employ Calbert Oates to manage the site-build, full time on site, from start to finish. This includes the upfront design development and procurement stage.

We organise, plan and co ordinate the trade packages on site. The Trade packages (also known as subcontractors) work directly for you, the client. This cuts out the middleman mark-up and you benefit from any buying gains and discounts. As Construction Managers we tender, procure and place the orders for the Trade Contractors on your behalf. As part of the Construction Management process, we manage the budget, site management, quality of delivery and programme.

This build route is totally open book and transparent. You pay Calbert Oates a fixed fee for managing the whole construction process.


Our fees are based on £30 to £50 per hour dependent on length and size of your project.