Top 5 UK Construction YouTube Channels


If you want cost-effective information, you go to YouTube. It’s the platform that gets us out of jail when we don’t know how to do something. In recent years, it’s even become a trusted journalistic platform, relative to certain creators’ credibility of course.

In this article, we are going to identify five UK YouTube accounts that can help construction executives make better decisions, while also helping newcomers in our industry.


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1) The B1M.

  • Subscribers: 2.51m
  • View count: 355,543,801
  • Joined: Feb 5, 2012

Hosted by Fred Mills. The B1M is the world’s largest, most subscribed-to video channel for construction. It was named by The Times as one of the 20 best educational YouTube channels in the world. In his former life, Mills worked on design & procurement teams with Osborne and Willmott Dixon. His vision for The B1M is simple: “Fundamentally change the perception of construction on planet Earth, attracting more people to work in this incredible industry.”

2) Spark.

  • Subscribers: 1.29m
  • View count: 280,016,431
  • Joined: Jan 17, 2017

Spark is the home of science, tech, engineering and more. The channel uploads award-winning documentaries and mind-blowing shows every week from the best producers on the planet. The channel is owned by Little Dot Studios Network, a digital content agency and media network based out of Brick Lane, east London.

3) Ashville.

  • Subscribers: 364K
  • View count: 46,180,241
  • Joined: Dec 7, 2016

Ashville is owned by Ashville Aggregates. They offer waste management services to the construction industry. The show is hosted by its founder, Daniel Ashville.

Each week, Daniel goes behind the scenes to give you an insight into what it takes to run a successful construction company. With a natural ability to create content, Daniel has made his company one of the most well-known independent waste management companies in the United Kingdom. They are currently the main sponsor of Queens Park Rangers FC, based in Shepherds Bush, West London.

4) Skill Builder

  • Subscribers: 437K
  • View count: 76,171,765
  • Joined: Nov 6, 2013

For the tradespeople.

Skill Builder brings you building projects, tool reviews, tutorials, quick tips and the latest products aired every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Skill Builder was created by building expert/journalist Roger Bisby and video producer Dylan Garton to bring you practical guidance, product evaluation and insight into all aspects of building and construction.


5) Gosforth Handyman

  • Subscribers: 204K
  • View count: 30,261,226
  • Joined: Jun 15, 2016

Another one for the tradespeople.

Gosforth Handyman is hosted by Andy MacLellan. A former music engineer and IT operator. Andy has always had a passion for making things. He makes videos about property maintenance, renovation, woodworking, DIY and much more.