About Frame-Tech Structures

Frame-Tech Structures established in 2008 are based near Dewsbury West Yorkshire. Due to our central location we are ideally situated to provide a national coverage with close proximity to major motorway links. The management team and employees, who have many years’ experience of the timber trades industry, realized the long term benefits of timber frame systems and have built up a successful business within the industry.

Frame-Tech Building

By incorporating modern methods of construction, we are able to provide timber frame solutions that meet the most challenging design and construction criteria.

The timber frame construction sector is still very much a growth industry and with this in mind we have adopted a unique approach, focusing on quality, flexibility and excellent service.

More and more Developers, Contractors and Architects are realising the advantages and benefits of timber-frame over traditional brick and block construction. With quicker build times, increased logistical efficiencies and greater cost controls, an increasing number of UK developers are changing to timber-frame.

Frame-Tech Structures specialise in creating top quality, cost-effective timber frame structures for a wide range of developments including social housing projects, large multi-story apartment blocks, commercial and public sector projects including hotels, schools and care homes.

As active members of The Structural Timber Association (formally UKTFA) we enthusiastically move forward, embracing the new developments of MMC, adopting the advances in materials and design, benefiting from the extensive research carried out by the STA and other trade bodies.

Why Frame-Tech?

Personal Service, Cost Effective Design Advice, Quality Kit- ISO 9001 Quality Assurance, In House Design, In House Manufacture, On Site Contracts Management Team, Completing on Time to Pre-Arranged Programme.

These are the qualities that have helped us develop our business and establish a sound list of customers

Meet Our Team

Jamie Atkinson
Jamie Atkinson Managing Director

Jamie co-founded the company in 2008.

Key Responsibilities:
Strategic development and assisting the management with the day to day responsibility of running the business.

Jamie’s been involved in the timber frame industry since 1997 after leaving school and joining a well-respected national timber engineering provider, gaining invaluable knowledge of the business at various levels.

Outside interests:
Spending time with his family, playing golf and following Huddersfield Town football club.

Mathew Ainley
Mathew Ainley Production Director

Mathew co-founded the company in 2008 having previously held a managerial position in a national timber frame manufacturing business,

Key Responsibilities – Overseeing the Operations management team in the day to day delivery of finished products.

Michael Johnston
Michael Johnston Sales Director

Michael joined the company in 2016.

Key Responsibilities:
Responsibility for commercial and sales activity in the business

17 years’ experience In Timber Frame construction, various positions including Designer, Commercial Manager and Director.

Outside interests:
Enjoys family life, holidays in France and outdoor activities

Graham Leavesley
Graham Leavesley Business Development Manager

Graham joined the company in 2012.

Key Responsibilities:
Sales and New Business Development.

Graham has been involved in a sales capacity within the building industry all of his working life at various managerial levels. He has spent the last 13 years working specifically with timber frame.

Outside interests:
Road cycling, keeping fit at the gym, country walks, camping and reading.

Mike Wilkie
Mike Wilkie Contracts Manager

Mike joined the company in 2012.

Key Responsibilities:
On Site Health & Safety, Planning, programming, QA and overseeing of onsite works.

Mike has been involved in main stream construction management most of his working working life for both national and international companies gaining good knowledge in all aspects of the construction industry specialising in Timber Frame since 2002.

Outside interests:
Rural family life, country sports and music as a jazz saxophonist.

Dan Lea
Dan Lea Design Office Manger

Dan has been with the company since 2011.

Key Responsibilities:
Overseeing the output of the design team.

Worked with timber frame since graduating from Manchester School of Architecture in 2005.

Outside interests:
Playing bass guitar, snowboarding and mountain biking.

David Ainley
David Ainley Operations Manger

David joined the company in 2010.

Key Responsibilities:
Ensuring smooth day to day operations. From production planning to arranging transport or assessing raw material needs, in order to get our kit to site on time.

Having worked in timber-frame part time in and around my studies, I became a production supervisor with Frame-Tech in 2010 after Graduating with a degree in Business at Leeds Metropolitan University. This gave me a valuable knowledge into our products and processes before moving up to operations manager in 2013.

Outside interests:
Socialising with family and friends, going to the gym, music, film and television.

Haseeb Ahmed
Haseeb Ahmed Estimator

Haseeb joined the company in November 2015.

Key Responsibilities:
Prepare quotations from drawings and specifications received from prospective clients. Ensure tenders are prepared to strict deadlines. Assist Commercial Manager and other team members where necessary.

Degree in Architectural Technology from the University of Huddersfield. 1 years design experience working as a timber frame designer prior to joining Frame-Tech.

Outside interests:
Spending time with family, playing football, running and DIY.

Jamie Moncaster
Jamie Moncaster Timber Frame Designer

Jamie joined the company in March 2012.

Key Responsibilities:
All design aspects of a project.

Spent a year at a timber frame company before studying Architectural technology at Leeds Met university. Joined Frame-tech shortly after leaving university.

Outside interests:
Snowboarding, Football, going to gigs and spending time with his daughter.

Sarah O'Neill
Sarah O'Neill Timber Frame Designer

Key Responsibilities:
The design aspects of a project.

Degree in Architectural Technology from Huddersfield University, joined Frame-Tech shortly after.

Outside interests:
Photography, drawing, gaming and spending time with family and friends.

Ehab Almarsumi
Ehab Almarsumi Project Designer

Ehab joined the company in 2015

Key responsibilities:
All design aspects of a project

Ehab holds a Part1 degree in Architecture and has worked on building sites as a part time roofer. He has also spent some time volunteering at various architecture practices over his 3 year study period

Outside interests:
Attending Art, Interior and Architecture exhibitions
Mixed Martial Arts

Rick Nightingale
Rick Nightingale Design and Operations Assistant

Rick joined the company in 2018

Key Responsibilities:
To track and process design documentation to ensure a flow of information between the estimating, design and production teams.

Since leaving University Rick worked within the entertainments industry, prior to joining Frame-Tech and has now established himself as a valuable member of the team, ensuring a flow of information within the various departments.

Degree in Multi-Media Technology from Leeds Beckett University.

Outside interests:
Watching & Playing Football, Movies, Video Games, Travelling & spending time with Family & Friends.

Sam Black
Sam Black Project Designer