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A professional family run business in your local area


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About Us

About Area Maintenance

Established in 2010, Area Maintenance provide professional plumbing, heating, handyman and electrical services across the North East of England. Customer satisfaction matters, which is why we pride ourselves in offering excellent plumbing, heating, handyman and electrical services, with our reliable engineers carrying out a high standard of work no matter what.

At Area Maintenance we’re about peace of mind, from boiler installation and heating solutions to plumbing repairs and bathroom fittings, whatever the job, rest assured we’re here to look after you.

Meet The Team

Head Engineer | Founder

Head engineer and founder of the company Malcolm is a qualified electrician, plumber and gas engineer, he can do it all! With over 35 years experience in the industry there aren’t many issues he can’t solve and he loves a challenge.


Kevin is our plumber and and also a family member.
He has been with our company since 2013 and is met with constant positive customer reviews and loved by customers and we're very proud that he's a part of our team.

Handyman | Plumber/Gas Engineer

Craig joined the team in 2017 and we would be lost without him. Having originally joined the company as a handyman, he went on to complete an apprenticeship as a plumber and gas engineer.
Being multi skilled has allowed him to go the extra mile and offer our customer and exeptional service and he is an assett to the company.

Office Manager

Malcolm's daughter Maria is our office manager and keeps everything running smoothly and efficiently. With a keen focus on customer satisfaction, she ensures that all of our customers are looked after. With a background in property management and lettings, Maria understands the needs of landlords and is happy to offer advice to our customers in this area.

Customer Service

Also working in the office is Malcolm's youngest son Stephen, who works hard keeping our customers informed of our prices during the booking process and is always available to offer friendly advice.

Customer Service

Malcolm’s wife Janette, also known as Mrs Area, works in the office looking after us all and is always happy to help in any way that she can. Her excellent attention to detail and great energy ensure that every task completed is done to the best of her ability!
She is always at hand to offer a bacon butty too to our staff.

Out of Hours Work Scheduler

Darren joined the company in 2018 as our Out of Hours Work Scheduler and he is a vital part of the Area Maintenance Team. He helps us to answer the Emergency Calls over the weekend ensuring that we always stay open 24 Hours a day 7 Days a week so that we don't miss any important calls from our valued customers.

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Kevin joined the team in April 2019 and with over 15 years experience he is keeping customers happy with his handyman skills.
Kevin has had a life long passion for fixing, repairing and creating things which shows clearly in his work.

Customer Service

Stacey is another family member who now works for the family business. Being married to Stephen and finally taking the plunge to join the company has been a wonderful decision. She takes pride in her work and thrives to achieve fabulous customer service.


David joined the team in 2020 and has hit the ground running. With his abundance of knowlodge and hard work attitude he has become an extremely valued member of the team already.


Kenny joined us in 2020 and has over 30 years experience in his field. With experience in intallation, electrical maintenance and testing & inspection he has been providing our customers with an execllent service. His no fuss attitude and friendly nature makes him a pleasure to work and our customers love him.

Plumber / Gas Engineer

Ian first worked for us in 2011 before deciding to persue a different career path. 10 years later he has decided to re-join our team and we are thrilled to have him back working with us. He has excellent diagnostic skills and loves the challenge of fixing boilers.


Jacob is our newest member of the team having joined us in 2022. He has fitted in so well that we feel like he has been with us for a long time.
His engergetic approach and lovely nature has been noticed by our customers already, with excellent customer reviews flooding in.