Staff Profiles

Fred Bennetton – Director

Fred began his career in 1986 by starting a local apprenticeship as a Bricklayer. Through hard work and commitment, he progressed to become a qualified Bricklayer and then a Bricklaying Foreman.

In 2001, as a sole trader, Fred formed Classic Builders. His experience as a Bricklayer and Foreman allowed him to quickly secure a number of prestigious contracts – including a multimillion-pound opportunity renovating the former Exminster Hospital for Devington Homes. Through continued progression Classic Builders became a Limited company in 2003 and welcomed John Hewitt as a Director. John brought a wealth of additional knowledge and experience to the business; enabling Classic Builders to continue its growth. Regrettably, and with great sadness, in 2008 John passed away.

Adam Brimacombe – Director

Adam joined Classic Builders in 2011 as a Director. By drawing on his vast sector experience and knowledge, Adam worked closely with Fred to firmly establish Classic Builders as one of the most respected building contractors in the South West.

Adam oversees the delivery of all Classic Builders projects. He ensures the company’s founding values are continually integrated into each contract – enabling clients, project stakeholders and partners to each enjoy consistent, high-quality results. In addition to overseeing each project, Adam effectively manage all Classic Builders’ commercial activities. From tender adjudication to assessing the commercial viability of each new project, Adam is involved with all elements of day-to-day operations to maintain Classic Builders’ presence as the preferred building contractor in Devon, Cornwall and Somerset.  

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