About Frame Technologies

Frame Technologies specialises in creating beautiful bespoke timber homes to specifically meet the needs of the self-builder. We provide a fully-flexible range of services to cover full supply and erect or supply own packages, including engineered timber products and roof systems.

We were established in 2015, with the aim to meet the precise requirements of self-builders. Our Director, Simon Orrells, is an expert in timber frame, having worked in the UK timber industry for over 30 years. His specific expertise puts Frame Technologies at the forefront of innovation in timber frame construction.

Based in Presteigne, Mid Wales – but delivering self-build timber frame homes across England and Wales – Frame Technologies designs, manufactures and installs bespoke structural timber systems for self-builders who are looking to create outstanding, energy-efficient homes.

Our services span across self-build timber frame, timber technology, energy efficiency, technical processes and technical support.

When building your own home, it is crucial that the design and construction processes are in the hands of a reputable company that you can trust. Along with our experience, Frame Technologies is a proud accredited member of the Structural Timber Association (STA). We have been independently audited for the STA’s membership and quality standards scheme, STA Assure, and were the first manufacturer to achieve the ultimate Gold Standard Accreditation.

Frame Technologies will work with you to establish your objectives and aspirations

Meet the Frame Technologies family

Building your own home can be rewarding and challenging in equal measure. There will be times during the project when you will simply need support – as a family business, our services go above and beyond the norm.

We are proud to be timber specialists. We offer expertise in structural timber technology, with an adaptable approach to suit your individual needs – meeting your personal objectives, as well as the exacting standards laid out in the Building Regulations. We work closely in partnership with self-builders to make sure that your design aspirations and goals are achieved.

How we work

Working alongside your architects and engineers, Frame Technologies will work with you to establish your objectives and aspirations to transform your vision into an energy-efficient, premium-quality home.

We prefer to get involved from the early design stages. We provide end-to-end services so that self-builders have a single point of contact throughout the design and construction journey – delivering projects on time and on budget.

With us, every stage of the design and manufacturing process is tailored to your requirements. We design, fully engineer and offsite manufacture advanced timber systems in our factory before transporting to site for installation – ensuring complete consistency and total control.

We also provide detailed drawings for building regulation submissions to meet Building Regulations. Partnered with a private building control company, we manage building regulation applications across the UK.

Our Promise to You

  • Your design and build needs will be core to all design and manufacture processes.
  • All timber components for Frame Technologies are manufactured in our factory environment to heighten project efficiency, minimise delays and reduce time and disruption onsite.
  • You can be reassured that Frame Technologies only sources timber from well-managed forests with full traceability including FSC® and PEFC certification.
  • We pride ourselves on our excellence, which shows in our quality-controlled manufacturing processes.

 Frame Technologies’ MD, Simon Orrells, is the face of our self-build timber frame company. Simon is the first person you will meet when starting your relationship with us and he’ll be with you every step of the way (and often long beyond completion, on to your next project!). With more than 20 years’ experience in the industry, he has seen and done it all, and is always up for a challenge.

(Read more about Simon in this blog)

Simon started working for a timber frame company in the factory in the 1990s and knew immediately that his favourite part of the process was being onsite, meeting the clients and creating the builds.

Simon is a former Chairman and Director of the Structural Timber Association (STA) (previously UKTFA).
He was Chairman from 2011 – 2013, and was a Director from 2004 – 2006, and again from 2009 – 2015.

Frame Technologies’ Director, Jennifer Orrells, is the glue that holds Frame Technologies together and has been in the timber Industry for over 30 years.

From the initial enquiry to seeing self-builders move into their new homes, Jen is always on hand for a friendly chat and reassurance on all timber frame matters – whether it’s organising raw materials procurement from sustainable sources; manufacturing and logistics; dealing with project queries or finance questions and company administration.

Get a quote

We can provide budget estimates for early stage planning or a full quotation based on detailed drawings.

Just email your drawings and supporting information direct to us at Frame Technologies.

If you are unsure as to what information you need to provide, please contact us and we will be more than happy to guide you through the process.