We specialise in delivering affordable

housing projects for Local Authorities

& Housing Associations.

Aligning profit
with purpose

Boutique Modern is a main contractor and modular manufacturer specialising in housing products for local authorities and housing associations. Our company-wide ambition is to provide truly sustainable housing products and maximise value for money for our partners and clients.

We pride ourselves on quality and design, ensuring our products create happy end-users and beautiful places. Our local scale delivery model is focused on maximising social value and generating people-focused community wealth.

We are proud to be the first certified B Corporation in the UK Modular Construction industry.

“It will take proactive stakeholders across the industry to reach emission reduction targets. We’re dedicated to being an industry leader in this.”

Dick Shone, Managing Director & Co-Founder
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Dedicated, Skilled Staff
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Homes Delivered
kWh Energy Saved
the team
Dick Shone, Managing Director, Boutique Modern
Dick Shone - Managing Director
Dick founded Boutique Modern in 2009. ​The company is based on the principle that quality design, lean manufacturing principles and modern construction methods could be applied to improve the quality, sustainability and running costs of affordable housing.
George Palmer - Operations Director
George oversees all operations in the factory and on-site from project outset to completion. He plays a key role in implementing company culture and developing cohesive teams as well as implementing safe working practice throughout the business. George is the driving force behind Boutique Modern's track record for delivery.
Lucas Shone - Projects Director
Lucas manages BM's market strategy and oversees new projects from enquiry and tender to contract. He ​has a detailed knowledge of client needs and specialises in developing key client relationships. Lucas also manages BM's People & Process and Sustainability teams with a close oversight of our ESG performance and B Corp certification.
Boutique Modern's factory
what we've pledged
We’re dedicated to making Boutique Modern a leader in quality employment in our industry and beyond. Embedded in our core beliefs is that people are the key to a successful business and we work hard to deliver a welcoming working environment that supports and nurtures talent in all areas across our business.

Modular construction presents massive training and skills development opportunities for all people looking to get into construction, as well as new and innovative opportunities for existing professionals within the industry. Our Design, Construction and Manufacturing teams work closely with our dedicated Management, HR, Finance and Technical staff to continually improve our processes and drive toward our shared common goals.

We believe in equal opportunities and empowering all staff to train and grow within the company – offering professional and personal development opportunities.