Sawyer & Garrett – Building & Maintenance Service


Who We Are

Who We Are

Stephen Sawyer and Chay Garrett are the founders of the Devon Builders company, Sawyer and Garrett. Prior to the formation of Sawyer and Garrett, Stephen and Chay were lifelong friends who were both working in the Construction, Building Maintenance and Civil Engineering fields. The duo discussed the idea of starting up a new local company as business partners. After reviewing the local area for opportunities, Stephen and Chay realized the need for local businesses and private clients to be supplied with a quality service. The Devon builders’ company, now known as Sawyer and Garrett, arose from this situation in the hope of providing a unique and personalized service to all of its clients.

Both Stephen Sawyer and Chay Garrett have established a strong reputation for themselves in the local area, having lived and worked in Teignmouth for the majority of their lives. The company formed in January 2016 and is fully insured with Public and Employers liability.

We cover all aspects of project management and building work, from inception to completion, to meet our clients’ requirements. At Sawyer and Garrett, we pride ourselves on our cost effectiveness, quality of work and aim to build a good working relationship with our clients throughout every project. For more information about the variety of services Sawyer and Garrett can provide you, get in touch today.

Chay Garrett

Chay Garrett

Prior to co-founding the Devon builders’ company, Sawyer and Garrett, Chay held a number of related work positions relevant to his current role. For five years Chay worked as a site laborer before commencing a career on the railway. Chay started out as an operative and later progressed to Project Manager, before finally becoming a Contracts manager for Main contractors working in the South of the country. Chay spent a loyal eighteen years working in the Railway sector. During this time, Chay carried out and oversaw framework contracts covering design, building works, refurbishment, minor works, demolition and asbestos contracts. Chay also has a wealth of knowledge on health & safety, programming, commercial management along with process and delivery.

As a former Devon builder, and now a partner at Sawyer and Garrett, Chay brings both
experience and his wealth of knowledge to customer problems.

Stephen Sawyer

Stephen Sawyer

As the other partner in Sawyer and Garrett, Stephen brings his high-level of expertise to the role. Stephen has worked in the Devon builders industry for local contractors and as a sole trader for thirty years. During this time he has carried out all types of building works and is known for his consciousness, quality of work and professional approach. Before moving into partnership with Chay, Stephen had been trading on his own for the past two years. Stephen is known for his attention to detail and specializes in all aspects of the building trade. He is qualified in both the bricklaying and plastering trade.

Both partners are fully committed to providing their customers with a professional and cost effective service from inception to completion. They are continually on the lookout for the next challenge and ways to provide help to clients.