About Us

L. A. Kattenhorn & Partners Limited is a Road Surfacing Contractor approaching its 60th year. With the ability to work on the smallest patch, to the largest of contracts such as football stadiums and major supermarket car parks and full depth road construction, no job is too big or too small. With a workforce full of experience including supervisors and operatives you can be assured we are a very knowledgeable company in our trade.

Staff

Les Kattenhorn

Les Kattenhorn

Managing Director

Carole Kattenhorn

Carole Kattenhorn

Director

David Kattenhorn

David Kattenhorn

Director

Lee Kattenhorn

Lee Kattenhorn

Contracts Manager

Holly MacDonald

Holly MacDonald

Office Manager, Quality Representative and Marketing

Chris Powell

Chris Powell

Quantity Surveyor

Clare Foyle

Clare Foyle

Operations Manager

Alison Kattenhorn

Alison Kattenhorn

Buyer

Paul Barton

Paul Barton

Health and Safety Manager

Darren Ainsley

Darren Ainsley

Contracts Manager

Steve Horne

Steve Horne

Contracts Manager

History

1961

In May of 1961 Les Kattenhorn created L. A. Kattenhorn & Partners Limited.

Running out of a small rented lock up to the side of The Bird In Hand Public House in Lovedean Hampshire, and out of Les & Carole Kattenhorn’s private home in Wheatsheaf Drive Cowplain in a small purpose built extension, the company began with a very small workforce.

1971

First piece of equipment purchased

First brand new lorry bought outright, a big milestone for the company in it's first few years.

1975

Brand new offices

In 1975 Les Kattenhorn purchased a yard with planning permission to build new offices and a workshop at 231 Lovedean Lane, just minutes up the road from its original base.

1983

First paving machine purchased

We purchased our first paving machine bought outright, carrying out our first machine works with it at John Nicholas Turkey Farm in Froxfield Petersfield

1990

New leadership

Les' son David Kattenhorn became a Director.

2000

A new location

Moved to our current premises in New Lane, Havant, due to the company's continuing growth. L.A. Kattenhorn still resides here today.

2010

Super paver increases equipment library

Purchased our first Vogele Super Paver. Making our fleet a lot more efficient and moving into a new era of machine pavers.

2017

Wirtgen CFI Planer joins the list of equipment

Purchased our first Wirtgen CFi planer moving us forward with regards to plant and enabling us to put our company forward with regards to the road planing division of our works.