About us

About Us

Carmel has been an established provider of services to the building industry for the last 30 years. Since 2000 we have undergone rapid expansion, becoming a key player in the UK building services market.

Carmel (UK) Ltd offers a co-ordinated package of  Mechanical and Electrical design and build, with teamwork being at the heart of our philosophy. Our collaborative project management skills and ability to bring together complementary teams of experts, ensures our clients are looked after by a highly motivated and multi-disciplined team, whilst still having the benefit of a single point of contact and one-stop accountability.

We have a continuous improvement culture that runs throughout the company and applies to all aspects of our business. We are proud that Carmel has a very high rate of repeat business.

Our People

We believe the key to our continued growth and success is the ability of our employees; we aim to recruit and retain the best. We are fully committed to developing a highly trained, qualified and motivated workforce that perform to the highest standard; equipped for the challenges of the most complicated projects. We are very proud to offer apprenticeships and graduate training programmes which enable young people to earn while they learn.

Our Service

Carmel embraces a collaborative work ethos, creating long-term, trusted relationships. This approach is the corner-stone of our success for several reasons:

  • Carmel deliver first class projects, maintain excellent cost controls, an ‘on time every time’ culture is supported by KPI feedback from our clients.
  • Sharing information promotes best practice, we continually review waste minimisation and value engineering.
  • Working closely with our valued supply chain and design team encourages innovation, and the development of new and effective problem solving.

Our Philosophy and Vision

We continue to look for original ways to engage, collaborate and share knowledge with our clients and partners – this is critical to our continuous improvement philosophy, enabling us to learn from each and every project we are involved in. Through teamwork we strive to consistently exceed expectations, developing trusted relationships with our people, clients and supply chain. Delivering sustainable growth through innovation.

Key Management

The principals of our business are actively involved in service delivery so that every client benefits from the expertise of our Senior people.

Dave Tippetts, Chairman

Dave Tippetts


In 1999 Dave was promoted from Project Manager to Managing Director. Dave went on to acquire Carmel as MD through a Management Buy-Out, supported by a new management team. Dave has overseen a period of steady expansion, Carmel now operates throughout the whole of the UK.

Chris Clarke, Managing Director

Chris Clarke

Managing Director

Chris joined Carmel in 2005 as Director, he became Managing Director in 2007 to take lead of the new Management Team, increasing the growth and profile of Carmel. Chris still works closely with the Company Directors and Managers to achieve the consistently high standards that Carmel are recognized for.

Tony Hurst, Operations Director

Tony Hurst

Operations Director

Tony was appointed to the board as the Operations Director in 2007, Tony has contributed significantly in establishing Carmel as a major force throughout the UK. Tony continues to oversee all operational activities working closely with the Team Leaders to provide innovative solutions to exceed client expectations.

Mel Spelling, Company Secretary

Mel Spelling

Company Secretary

Mel joined Carmel in 2005 bringing with him a wealth of experience to the business including financial planning, budgeting and management accounting. Mel has worked very closely with all Directors across the business, sharing his experience in the Accounts and Financial Departments.