Based in Cumbria, and founded on 33 years sector experience, THROUGHSTONE CONSULTING offer an outsourced resource to support your team within the Housing Development and Construction sector.

THROUGHSTONE’s identity draws from the iconic feature of our national and Cumbrian landscapes, the drystone wall - defying gravity and standing the test of time, through their skilled construction.

We are similarly very much embedded in strong, connected sector networks across the North.

Our branding focusses on the “through stones”, which are the key to the stability and standing of the wall and THROUGHSTONE similarly provides the link to support you in your development, pre-start and Project or Bid Team resourcing needs, linking through the component parts of your business, and existing skill sets and Teams, to deliver strong support through all your Development Team processes.


Phil Houghton has extensive experience in Construction, Housebuilding and Development at a senior level. With a background in Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management he brings a collaborative approach to client project delivery, and is skilled in multi-disciplined team building, through strong commercial and value management focus.

Phil works extensively with local and business Communities in Cumbria, contributing prior and current Chair and panel roles in Community regeneration, Strategic Housing Partnerships, LEP Task Groups, Cumbria Flood Recovery Group and as Vice Chair, Carlisle Partnership. He is also a Patron of a Community regeneration Project.

Whatever the stage of your Housing Development and Construction project,
contact us to see how we can help.