About Us

Our Story

Since 1995, from our base in Southampton, Vear M&E Services Ltd. has been serving the industry at the very top level. Our company provides high-quality M&E installations in cities and towns within the UK: Southampton, London, Portsmouth, Bristol, Swindon, Birmingham, Coventry, Leicester, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Exeter and across the counties of Southern England and the Home Counties: Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, West Sussex, Devon, Somerset, Berkshire, Surrey and Hertfordshire.

Our history testifies that we are second to none for both contracting and niche project works.

We strive to meet the standards set by our valued clients, whether from the position of principal contractor or as a dedicated service provider for main contractors.

25 Years of Services Excellence

Our strength lies in the long-standing loyalty of our Management and the direct employment of our skilled tradesmen, covering all disciplines to provide the flexibility we are able to offer our Client base.

Meet Some Of The Team

Steve Holloway

Site Manager

"I have worked for the company for over 10 years, I enjoy the daily challenges, being part of an excellent team and see the work place as an extension of my family."

Russell Cameron

Contract Manager

"Working with VME services is a breath of fresh air. We have a great team who all pull together to deliver projects successfully. I love that I have the ability to put new innovative ideas forward and I’m proud to be part of something and watching it grow."

Kelly Child

Office Manager

"Although it comes with many challenges, I genuinely enjoy being part of the team here, as we work together closely to ensure we meet expectations. We genuinely enjoy what we do together, we are both colleagues and friends at VME."

Ian Cox - QS

Ian Cox

Quantity Surveyor

"Joined VME as M&E Quantity Surveyor at the beginning of 2019 inspired by shared values and vision for the business. I thoroughly enjoy working as part of the VME team and feel a great sense of pride when delivering our projects and receiving the positive feedback we regularly receive from our clients."

Darren Hall

Estimator / Manager

"I have worked for VME for over 7 years and it's been the best job I have ever had. The team are hardworking, supportive and have a 'can-do' attitude. Attention to detail is superb and client-focused."


James Child

Managing Director

"It’s a privilege to run the business with this team. Whilst there is no shortage of dedication and professionalism, even in stressful times the ability to remain enthused and enjoy our time in the work place is always evident. I am always only too pleased to tell people I’m not the boss, as we all work together in this business only carrying out different roles within it."

Adrian Betteridge

Estimator / Technical

"I have worked for VME for 20 years, from an apprentice through the various technical site positions and most recently moving into a hybrid estimating / technical role The experience I have gained has been fantastic and I’m looking forward to seeing the business gain further success in the years ahead."

What Our Clients Say

“I would also like to thank the VME team for their excellent work and attitude throughout this project which was also confirmed by the FM and the design team both throughout the project and during the PC meeting.
VME has also done a great job ensuring the Project was handed over snag-free.
Thanks and enjoy the weekend..”

John Lewthwaite – Senior Project Manager

“The critical Saturday changeover by VME on the BCW system went well and to program, the subsequent monitoring on Sunday and this morning indicates that the intended requirements have been achieved.

I would like to record my thanks to VME for the weekend’s work.”

Peter Coward – Senior Mechanical Engineer HPF

“The BCWS project has been managed and delivered with a great deal of skill and planning.  Communication to the business has been clear and effective from the start which is something that allows the FM team to deliver in confidence.  Overall the project has been a huge success and will protect the building for many years to come.”

Paul LESTER – Facilities Manager | EMEA Integrated Facilities Management

To summarise, all of the contract works have been completed snag-free. It should be noted that VME did very well to carry out the intrusive works with minimal disruption in a live environment despite various project issues. 

The team worked collaboratively throughout, and efforts to maintain day-to-day communication between the site team and FM proved to be valuable.

Unjulee Karadia – Assistant Project Manager Mace

We currently have 3 suppliers in total and VME have always scored top on our KPI scoring. They have always undertaken their work in a professional manner with an emphasis on quality. During the period VME has also provided us with several, value-engineered options that have helped reduce overall costs.

The team are very helpful and pride themselves on the relationship they have with their clients. I am more than happy to recommend VME to any client that considers using them.”

Matt Cove – Corporate Banking

“Just to say a big thank you to all involved in achieving Handover yesterday and ensuring that the School could re-open today as scheduled. Well done to you and your teams for working through the summer period and in particular your efforts during the last couple of weeks to bring this Phase of the contract to a satisfactory conclusion.

Please pass on our thanks to all your operatives who have worked on the Project.”

David Diffey – Project Manager Beard Construction

How We Can Help You

We feel our main strengths are within our diversity and ability to react to your specific requirements. Achieving your targets by utilising our in-house resources covering all disciplines within our industry.

Our team will provide you with the Confidence to deliver your project through longevity & experience. Many of them have been with us for between one and in some cases up to two decades, with a high level of trade experience prior to progressing through management, a quality that has held us in good stead to deal with a challenging industry.

Our aim is to continue to educate ourselves on the latest and most sustainable solutions, always keen to invest in modern technology and installation methods, To provide you with the most efficient, economical & sustainable M&E Installation that current technology provides.

Our Accreditations

We have worked hard to achieve the following accreditations for the Company and the relevant person within our Team, which Demonstrate our desire to fully conversant & compliant to deliver your project.