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Orchard Building Solutions provides planned and reactive maintenance work for residential and commercial properties across London. We help surveyors and architects, property and facilities managers, as well as business and homeowners to look after their properties and keep them in excellent repair.

Whether you are looking for a programme of planned maintenance for property, need an urgent repair or have a large building project, our team of dedicated and skilled staff will take care of it for you.

We work with corporate and residential clients across London, including Kensington and Chelsea, Mayfair, the City and the West End. See our case studies and clients pages for examples of clients we have worked with.

Why use us?

At Orchard Building Solutions, we have a highly skilled team with a breadth of experience from across the building services industry, so you can be sure that your building project is in expert hands.

We believe that regular communication with our clients is the key to a successful building project. Each client is appointed a dedicated account manager, who will keep in touch regularly with you and update you on the status of your project or maintenance work.

We know you’re busy, so you don’t have time for chasing tradespeople or following up quotes or progress reports. We do that for you. We’ll also send you photos of the progress when you don’t have time to visit the site yourself. Our account managers are knowledgeable and professional and will keep you informed every step of the way.

The Team

Matthew Bracegirdle


Matthew founded Orchard in 2009. He has project managed many high-end refurbishments in Central London and still manages several maintenance accounts that have been with Orchard since inception. Matthew focuses on business development and the overall running of the business. He now lives in Richmond with his wife Amy and son Leo.

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Tim Smith


Tim joined in 2011 as a part owner of Orchard. He managed a South West London branch of Foxtons Group for eight years prior to joining Orchard. Tim oversees the operation of Orchard as well as managing many maintenance accounts. He now lives in Cookham with his wife Tania, son Oscar and his loyal Dachshund, Max.

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Steve Mather

Director – Manchester

Steve joined Orchard in November 2017 as a Senior Account Manager. Prior to this Steve worked at Countrywide for 9 years managing properties in Surrey, Oxford and Central London. Steve started at Countrywide as a property manager and went on to become Team manager. Steve is hugely experienced dealing with tenants, clients and issues. With Steve’s experience it makes him an integral part at Orchard. Steve is now based in Manchester and heads up the Orchard expansion in the North West.

Steve Mather

Irina Petrusevica

Office Manager & Accounts

Irina joined Orchard in May 2016 as our Office Manager and to look after our accounts. She is an integral part of our team, taking charge of all the administration, as well as the book keeping.


Nichola Barnard

Account Manager

Nichola joined Orchard as an account manager. She acts as the point of contact for many maintenance accounts. Prior to joining Orchard, Nichola worked for Countrywide on their property management team and brings invaluable experience of the other side of the fence.

Nichola Barnard

Mario Grudev

Operations Manager

Mario has been our operations manager since 2010. He heads up the tradesmen working under Orchard and acts as quality control for most of the works. Mario brings vast experience to Orchard having worked on building sites in London for 15 years. His qualifications include First Aid, Health and Safety Level 2, SSSTS and PASMA.


Ivan Ivanov

Site Manager

Ivan has been part of Orchard’s team since 2011. He has progressed from a handyman to an accomplished joiner. He is now our trusted site manager on larger projects, as well as carrying out the more complicated jobs. Ivan’s qualifications include First Aid, Health and Safety Level 2 and SSSTS.


Lee Woodward

Site Manager

Lee joined Orchard in July 2017 as a Site Manager. Lee has over a decade of experience working on residential building sites in London. As a multi skilled tradesman and finisher he has a wealth of experience that he brings to Orchard.


Terri Brandon

Project Manager

Terri joined Orchard in August 2017 as a Project Manager, prior to this Terri has managed a large number of residential buildings around London for many years, which included overseeing major works. Terri’s background knowledge from a client’s prospective on the standard of work that is to be achieved along with understanding the technicality of the work makes her a strong member of the Orchard team.


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