Exploring London-Headquartered Canadian Construction Startups: A Comprehensive Overview

January 3, 2024

In the changing landscape of the construction industry, a wave of new startups, headquartered in London, England, have emerged since 2020.
These startups are leveraging innovative methods and state-of-the-art technology to revolutionize various aspects of the construction industry – from building materials and equipment rental to architectural design and property management.
This article will highlight some of these London-based construction startups that are reshaping the industry and discuss their unique business operations.

Materials Market

Materials Market is a unique startup that focuses on improving efficiency in the building materials supply industry.
Established by founders Andrew Haehn and Samuel Hunt, Materials Market connects customers with suppliers with the aim of fulfilling their needs in the most effective manner.
Discover more about Materials Market on Facebook and LinkedIn.


Founded by Stephen Lewin, GetMyEquipment operates in the arena of construction equipment rentals, offering various types of equipment for online rentals.
Although GetMyEquipment does not maintain its presence on social media platforms, you can learn more about their services on their website.

Blackbrook Capital

Blackbrook Capital operates from the intersection of construction, property management, and real estate.
Despite the lack of a detailed company description or social media presence, Blackbook Capital promises to be a competitive player within the property management realm.
Find more about Blackbrook Capital on their LinkedIn profile.


In the domains of architecture, construction, and interior design, Kasawoo is a startup to watch.
Although the founders’ information and company description are not available, you can find Kasawoo on LinkedIn and follow their updates on Twitter.


Founded by Nikolas Fotilas, OptiStructure is an AI solution specifically designed for the construction industry.
The startup aims to optimize architectural and engineering designs against a variety of variables, most commonly cost. OptiStructure is currently growing organically with presence in locations such as London, Dubai, Athens, San Francisco, Boston, and Singapore.

Vast Dreams

Co-founded by Abhishek Sehgal, Aditi Garg, and Swarnab Roy, Vast Dreams specialises in enterprise-grade software infrastructure for both customer and internal-facing business solutions.
The company offers a wide array of services, including business process automation, AI-powered research and solutions, and white label banking solutions.
Follow their updates on Facebook and learn more about their services on LinkedIn.


Speckle, co-founded by Dimitrie Stefanescu and Matteo Cominetti, is proudly geared towards creating open-source digital infrastructure for anything designed in 3D.
The software handles interoperability between software silos, real-time collaboration, data management, versioning, and automation. Follow them on Twitter and connect on LinkedIn.


Cercula, a startup co-founded by Izzy Gough and Tim Hawkins, provides data metrics for building project and construction with a unique focus on carbon metrics.
Using Cercula’s simple workflow, users can generate whole life carbon metrics directly from cost plans and bills of quantities. Learn more on their LinkedIn.


Robotiz3d, co-founded by Lisa Layzell, Paolo Paoletti, and Sebastiano Fichera, is changing the landscape of road maintenance with automated solutions.
The startup is developing an autonomous vehicle that can patrol roads and repair surface defects like cracks and potholes with minimum human intervention. Stay updated via their LinkedIn page.

K-HAUS – netZero Homes

Founded by Mark Pittaway, K-HAUS – netZero Homes specialises in offering affordable offsite (MMC) netzero homes in partnership with KAMPA GmbH.
Its unique homes, aimed at meeting the requirements of the UK market, can be constructed to be wind and water tight within 3-4 days. More details can be found on their LinkedIn page.

The Worktop Library

Founded by Maria Kairuz, The Worktop Library is a supplier of worktop and countertop surfaces.
It prides itself on offering an extensive library of diverse and quality surfaces to its customers. Learn more about what they offer via their Facebook and LinkedIn page.

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