With over 65 years of experience as construction engineers, DeVille & Lear specialise in portal framed buildings and can construct almost any type of steel framed building — including agricultural and industrial buildings — from the smallest lean-to extension through to industrial warehouses with spans of up to 40 metres. All our buildings are CE marked click here to read more about this.


Based in Derbyshire, we operate as construction engineers for portal framed buildings throughout the entire UK mainland, serving the various areas with our own erection and cladding teams. Repeat orders of steel framed buildings from existing customers form over 60% of our order book at any one time, and we are pleased to number among our customers many of the county councils, the Crown Estate, and a growing number of privately owned estates.

Our Services

Structural Steelwork

Here at DeVille & Lear we can design, manufacture, and erect an extensive range of structural steel work. To form portal framed buildings. The whole process is done by our highly skilled team at our workshop in the heart of the country. All our steel work can be: shot blasted, painted, or galvanized on request.


We have years of experience of installing all types of cladding and roofing. Theses being: composite, plastisol, fibre cement, timber boarding, anti-condensation, etc. All materials that we supply and fit are to the highest standard possible. Our fully trained cladding teams have the knowledge and skill, to complete your project to an outstanding finish.

Design & Build

From start to finish, we have the knowledge and technology to construct a high quality steel framed building for you. By using the latest cutting edge software in design, we can design to fit your needs. During the whole process, close communication throughout projects is our priority, and problems are never hidden and always discussed.


If you require: foundations, floors, walls, drainage, excavation, and site preparation. We can deliver the whole package, which will work alongside of the construction of the steel framed building. All our staff are fully certified. Also we can work with alongside your builders and contractors.

Planning Permission

We can assist you with the process of planning permission as in the majority of construction of buildings, it can’t proceed without. Due to our years of experience, we can offer knowledgeable advice. Which will help take your building plan to the next stage.

Structural Calculations

During the designing of our industrial buildings, we always have structural calculations completed. This helps us design and plan the most economical, and strongest way to manufacture our steel framed buildings to your specific bespoke design.


We can supply and install a range of high quality doors, these being: roller shutter, insulated up and over, personnel, sliding etc. They all come in a range of colours and sizes which can be tailored to your requirements.


Deville and Lear can upgrade your old tired looking buildings, which saves the cost of completely rebuilding them. This is easily done as we have many years of experience of this process, and know the most economical ways possible.

Concrete Panels

We can supply and fit concrete panels, no matter what length or thickness you require. We can install them regardless of your situation. Whether it be during the construction of our steel framed buildings. Or it be enhancing an existing project.