We are L Vella & Sons, Dartford-based builders covering a wide range of domestic building services, including kitchen and bathroom renovations.

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Has the heart of your home become tired and dated? Discover more about our kitchen design, supply and installation service


Have years of wear and tear caught up with your bathroom? We manage transformation projects from start to finish for stunning, bespoke results.


L Vella & Sons designs and builds single- and double-storey property extensions tailored to your specific design aspirations and lifestyle requirements.

Loft Conversions

Is your loft a dark, musty storage space that you rarely visit? Find out how we can convert yours into a new room of your choosing.


As specialists in home improvement, development and maintenance work, we provide an extensive range of services, including those listed here.


Are you looking for superior building services in Kent and the neighbouring London areas? Use these details to get in touch with our friendly team.


Builders in Dartford, Gravesend, Lewisham and the Surrounding Areas

Welcome to the L Vella & Sons website. We are an independent, family-run building company based in Dartford. Our team covers Kent and the neighbouring London areas, from Gravesend to Lewisham, and Catford to Sidcup. Backed by decades of expertise in the building and construction industry, we manage projects large and small. Our trusted services range from bathroom and kitchen renovations up to loft conversions and property extensions.

Whether you need us as builders, bathroom fitters or specialists in property maintenance, we offer complete peace of mind. Our personnel have a genuine passion for setting exceptional standards, both in workmanship and customer care. But don’t simply take our word for it. Read our testimonials to see how highly people rate us.


Our Services

L Vella & Sons provides the following services:

  • Home Renovations
  • Home Refurbishments
  • Bathroom Renovations
  • Kitchen Renovations
  • Property Extensions
  • Loft Conversions
  • Garage Conversions
  • Structural Alterations
  • Knocking Through Walls
  • Brickwork and Retaining Walls
  • Tiling and Plastering
  • Painting and Decorating
  • Electrical Work
  • Heating and Plumbing
  • Property Maintenance
  • Handyman Services

As kitchen and bathroom fitters, we provide the complete service package. This covers the design, supply and installation. However, we are also happy to work from any existing plans you may already have.

You can rest assured, all electrical, heating and plumbing services fully comply with NICEIC and Gas Safe standards. Every aspect of work our builders complete adheres to all relevant building regulations.

We pride ourselves on the amount of business we receive through repeat custom, local recommendations and positive word of mouth. Your project is personal and represents a significant investment, so we are willing to show live site examples of our work similar in nature to your proposed job.

For an insight into the standards we achieve, please visit the Previous Work page.


Do you have a growing family? Are you working more from home? Our property extensions and loft conversions create much-needed new space.


About Us

Established in 1981, L Vella & Sons has a long and proud trading history. Owned and operated by Lucien Vella, our company has a well-earned reputation for honesty, integrity and excellence in every respect. Our in-house team of builders shares decades of experience, so there’s no domestic building work we can’t manage, and no problem we can’t resolve.

To supplement this practical know-how, our team undergoes regular training in line with industry standards. This includes onsite training for the unique demands of every project we take on, be it kitchen renovations, loft conversions, property extensions or projects of any other type, size and complexity.

Our company has a supply chain as trusted and reliable as we are. With a wide-ranging, well-established network of local suppliers to choose from, we can source the products and materials needed to complete your job on time and within budget.

Like all reputable builders, not to mention kitchen and bathroom fitters, we honour the manufacturer’s guarantee for every product we use. Of equal importance, we also guarantee satisfaction on all completed work.

L Vella & Sons provides free quotations and advice without obligation. We operate in Catford, Dartford, Gravesend, Lewisham, Sidcup and the surrounding areas with the appropriate levels of employer’s and public liability insurance.

Call 01322 920 936 or 07961 959 297 to speak with one of our builders about any of the services we provide in Dartford, Gravesend, Lewisham and the neighbouring areas.


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