Address

Mentmore Studios

1 Mentmore Terrace

London

E8 3PN

T: 020 7254 4060


Kempton Smith provide effective Project, Programme and Commercial development management across most property sectors in the UK, for a diverse range of clients. Our raison d’etre is to provide dependable advice during the project life cycle including acquisition, feasibility, design, procurement, implementation and completion.

Directors

Robert Kempton

Robert Kempton

E: robert@kemptonsmith.co.uk

M: 07703 532667

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Read architecture at the University of Westminster and completed post graduate studies in Project Management at the College of Estate Management. He founded a bespoke contracting business in London before collaborating with a local developer on a number of projects in East London. This relationship was formalised with his appointment as Project Director at the Urban Edge Group Ltd and followed by a series of innovative developments in London, Manchester, and Leeds. These include restoration and new build projects; Fearn Island Mills, combining elements of both, won the Leeds 2006 award for 'Best City Centre Residential Development' in a year of intense competition.

Robert is committed to fostering team structures that encourage innovative, sustainable and viable solutions on construction and development projects. He was Project Director at Edge Construction Limited and now a partner at Kempton Smith LLP which provides Project Management and Cost Management services.

Darren Smith

Darren Smith

E: darren@kemptonsmith.co.uk

M: 07866 414099

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Darren has been working in the construction industry for over 30 years and has worked his way through the various tenets of the commercial side of the construction industry from Quantity Surveyor through to Commercial Director. He has worked on many of the iconic buildings in London, particularly 5 of the main towers at Canary Wharf as well as prestigious houses throughout the country and the UK headquarters of an international company. Darren is known as a fair and reasonable Commercial Director in the industry putting the project at the forefront of his commercial acumen.

Darren’s career spans working for Major National Housebuilder, Medium sized Main Contractor, Specialised Subcontractors, Developer, running with Robert their own construction company and then moving to the client side with the formation of Kempton Smith Ltd. Therefore, he has excellent experience in all forms of construction, all forms of contract and on projects ranging from £80,000 to £80 million. As Darren, will say, the cost of a project is just a number, the quantity of zero’s are not the most relevant aspect it’s the project and the people that are important.

Darren is a family man, married to Jacquie with 2 grown up children, he enjoys his free time socialising with friends and family. He is also heavily involved with his local FA Community Charter Standard Football Club.