Manders Construction was in fact formed in 1971 and started its life in property developing as a sole tradership known as D.F.U.P.D in March 1979 the original company was formed and changed its name and direction to Damp Free Universal Ltd.

By 1982 it had broadened slightly and became Remedial Building Products Ltd/trading as Damp Free Universal. As the demands of local authority works grew the company stayed in this niche until its present broader format of Manders Construction Ltd.