Set-up in 2007, Brehon Construction Ltd has grown into a leading building and civil engineering company. Building Ireland heard more from one half of the company’s directorship, Gary Brehon about some of the projects they’re currently immersed in.
Since its inception 11 years ago, Brehon Construction Ltd have become true building professionals and nowadays business is thriving for the company jointly run by brothers Gary and Rory Brehon.
The firm operates from offices in Curraghroe, Co. Roscommon and in Blanchardstown, Dublin 15 and has worked on projects all throughout Ireland, offering building, demolition, maintenance and groundworks.
Brehon Construction Ltd takes on both small and large-scale projects within the private and public sectors and has become renowned amongst its loyal clientele for carrying out work of the highest quality.
Indeed the family-run firm are totally committed to maintaining long-term business relationships and is known for collaborating fully with clients to ensure value, excellence, as well as high standards throughout the construction process.
Every single project in which Brehon Construction undertakes is completed on time and within budget.
Gary Brehon was good enough to take some time recently to full Building Ireland on how business is at the moment.
“At the moment business is fairly good. I have to be honest,” said Gary, whose wife Brenda plays a key part in running the business.
“It is what it is. Money seems to have gone down a bit, as in the rates have gone down but there’s still plenty of work for those who want it.”
And at Brehon Construction they’ve always been motivated to take on new projects, as their work all throughout Ireland demonstrates.
The company are known for treating every job the same, regardless of size, and also for valuing all of their customers.
As a member of the CIF, CIRI, SEAI and CWPS, they comply with the relevant and imperative building regulations and standards. Customer care and reliability is at the heart of the company’s thinking.
Each project begins and ends with an absolute dedication to high standards and workmanship. The team at Brehon Construction are committed to high quality at every level.
For Gary, that continued high quality work carried out is a large part of the reason why clients continue to choose them first ahead of other competitors.
“It’s down to workmanship. We will spend that extra few pound and time to ensure that things run smoothly and are perfect for the client,” he pointed out.
“It’s all down to tendering at the moment. A lot of government work is going to the cheapest contractor, so it’s very competitive out there.”
Indeed the company’s repeat business levels are consistently high and referrals are down to the fact that they are construction professionals who care about build quality and client satisfaction.
The objective is to constantly deliver a friendly and approachable service and professional project management. Whether you want something traditional or ultra-modern, the staff at Brehon Construction will be able to listen to your ideas and help you come up with something perfect.
Their full civil engineering services enable them and the client to foresee innovative solutions to potential construction problems. These may vary from design issues or changing conditions. Their in-house civil engineer will project manage and work closely with clients to resolve any difficulties.
Brehon Construction offers a demolition service from a small domestic property to a large housing estate.
All employees of the company’s employees are fully trained and are certified in all aspects of their work, safe pass, manual handling, confined spaces CSCS tickets, abrasive wheel and asbestos awareness training.
Each project is carried out with a professional commitment to health and safety, quality and the environment. Indeed, the company recycles as much of the debris and waste as possible.
It separates all metals and timber, and can supply and operate a mobile crusher which enables it to recycle materials on site, giving a more sustainable project.
Plant hire and haulage services are also offered by the business and they can provide highly-skilled and experienced operators and modern plant, including excavators, dumpers, telescopic handlers and low loaders, at very competitive prices.
Brehon Construction can supply transport for material removal and deliver a wide range of aggregates or related work through its tippers.
“We’ve upgraded a lot of our machines. We’ve a couple of new diggers and teleporters now and try to keep our plant as modern as possible,” Gary outlined.
In addition, the company can provide high quality building maintenance to business and property management companies throughout Ireland, and currently holders several maintenance contracts with property management companies and public sector agencies.
Brehon Construction also works with a number of insurance companies and loss assessors in providing a one-stop emergency and reinstatement service.
Fully committed to protecting the health, safety and welfare of its employees and those who may be affected by its activities, the firm employs a safety advisor who ensures that its practices and systems of work are assessed in accordance with current health and safety legislation.
All of their staff members attend regular health and safety training courses, while the company’s health and safety statement contains detailed arrangements in relation to all its rules and procedures.
Brehon Construction boasts an impressive portfolio of private, public and industrial works.
On some of the more recent projects, Gary explained: “We’re developing 11 luxury homes in Lecarrow, Co Roscommon, 10 minutes from Athlone. This development will be known as Harbour Court. We hope to have them available on the market in the next couple of weeks, which is a positive sign of active development in some of the smaller counties like Roscommon, that was hit hard during the recession.
“We also have a couple of projects on-going for Inland Fisheries in Galway and in Roscommon. We’ve been working with them for the last year-and-a-half now. We are also currently working on two projects for the Department of Defence in Casemont Aerodrome, Dublin and Custom Barracks, Athlone.
Busy times indeed at Brehon Construction and here’s hoping there’s more to come…
Brehon Construction Ltd
Old Quarry Business Park,
North West Business Park,
Telephone: 1890 989580
Fax: 043 3327855 / 01 2444961
Mobile: 086 3779555
Email: [email protected]
Taken from Building Ireland Magazine, November 2018, Vol 4 No 10