About Us

Vision Statement


Metbase is a dynamic company that will be your experienced and dependable partner whatever your construction needs. You can be confident that we have the expertise to complete a successful project from conception to hand over.

It’s our business to deliver success for you.


The Team that Delivers for You


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Steven McDicken Managing Director

Steven is the founding Managing Director of Metbase with more than 30 years experience in the construction industry specialising in private development, basement construction and civil engineering. Steven has an impressive track record in delivering successful projects and is widely respected in the construction industry.

With an extensive knowledge of planning, finance, design team assembly, management and coordination he has drawn together the executive team at Metbase and will guide you successfully through the pre-construction stage and on to completion.


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Philip Norkett Construction and Commercial Director

With more than 40 years in construction, Philip is highly regarded within the industry. Having started as a Quantity Surveyor in 1974 he is our Construction and Commercial Director in charge of day to day running of the construction operations.


Steve Catton Structural Engineer

Steve has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry, working on site and in design offices in both the UK and Australia. As a Chartered Member of the Institution of Structural Engineers Steve has extensive experience in foundation engineering and building structures using reinforced concrete and structural steelwork. His projects range from deep basements to multi-storey residential properties and include hotels and warehouses.



Patrick O’Connor Civil Engineering Manager

Patrick is our basement specialist whose knowledge of London ground conditions and basement building is second to none. Civil engineering concepts, structural engineering detailing and temporary works designs are his areas of expertise. He has spent the past 20 years delivering an impressive variety of basements.


Richard Foot Brickwork and Structural Alterations Manager

With over 30 years experience in the industry, Richard specialises in brickworks and structural alterations. From mainstream brickwork to the installation of complicated steel structures, including openings and alterations, demolition and builders work packages, Richard is one of our senior structural experts.


Peter Laing Head of Land Acquisition

Peter has been a land buyer for many years and is uniquely placed to see the potential in any project. He is available to inspect any building or piece of land and advise on its development. His experience and contacts extend through mixed use, mini supermarket and restaurant developments.


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Furrokh Billimoria Company Accountant and Financial Controller

Furrokh is a Chartered Accountant with more than 40 years in finance. Starting in private practice and working there for 25 years he then transferred to commerce and industry where he has overseen a range of ongoing operations.




Sites currently in planning

  • Dale Park, Carshalton
  • Hospital Bridge Road, Whitton
  • Albion House, Twickenham
  • Windborough Road, Sutton
  • The Anchor, Knaphill
  • Bears Den, Kingswood

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