Exeter Building & Maintenance Experts

cowley's builders van Our Mission Statement: “To build and sustain excellence in client relations, our workforce and build projects”


Welcome to our company, Cowley’s Building and Maintenance Ltd, owned and managed by ourselves, Claire and Steve since 2011. Being former employees we had an excellent insight of the company structure and values.

Since 2011 we have gone from strength to strength and have a first class reputation for being a reliable, trusted, quality construction, building and property maintenance company in Exeter, Devon. Collectively we have focused our attentions on being a progressive company, maintaining our loyal clients and to build our client base by consistently improving on our systems of work, client care and satisfaction, embracing change, commitment to the services we offer and to perform with competence any project no matter how complex as we would like to be the building company of choice.

With our experience of working in synergy with Architects, Surveyors, Estate Agents, Management Companies, Private clients and subcontractors we are able to give expert advice on all your building requirements even at the idea stage whether large or small. We will work with you to produce the project you envisage, on time and within budget.

"Maintaining Today - Building Tomorrow – With You."

Steve Rowles


Steve has over 40 years of experience in the construction industry and has worked his way through the ranks, from Apprentice served Carpenter where he gained his City and Guilds, to Site Foreman, Small Works Manager to Contracts Manager through to Estimator..

Steve has worked and managed all types of projects within the Construction Industry throughout the South West, from refurbishments, New Builds, Bar refits and gained a wealth of knowledge on and off site from ground level up, his professionalism and friendly approach with a can do attitude along with good communication skills between client and team ensures the smooth running of all projects.

With the knowledge Steve has gained throughout his career he has the experience and edge to competitively price all works giving a full and precise breakdown.

Claire Cox

Director/Office Manager

Claire has been part of the Cowleys team since 2004. Although behind the scenes Claire’s drive and passion for the business has kept us at the forefront of our industry focusing her attentions on our business ethos, quality workmanship, customer relations, Health and Safety and value for money.

With a meticulous approach, an eye for detail along with her organisational skills Claire keeps Cowley’s offices running smoothly and up to date.

Claire is the first point of contact for the company and is happy to assist with all enquiries.

Our Team

We are extremely proud to boast a team of highly skilled, fully qualified craftsmen who have years of experience and are fully dedicated in ensuring their work is of excellent standard and committed to giving complete customer satisfaction. They are all DBS Police Vetted and hold current CSCS cards and carry identification cards all for our clients peace of mind. All our site Managers and supervisors have been trained in the industry lead CITB SMSTS or SSTS courses and hold relevant certificates.

We provide ongoing training through our CITB trainers SSG as we value our staff and want them to enhance their knowledge, gain new qualifications and keep up to date with new legislation.

We value and welcome all enquiries so please get in touch on 01392 460 783

Highly accredited

Our team is fully qualified, working to the highest standards. We care deeply about our work, but don’t just take our word for it. We have been highly accredited as a result of our excellent service by the following bodies.

Green Accord Superior Status
Buy with Confidence Logo
Repair Care Logo
CITB Construction Skills
 107 Summerway, Pinhoe, Exeter, EX4 8DP
 01392 460 783