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About Phelan Construction

Leading fast-track refurbishment contractor in Essex, London and the wider UK

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Over 600 jobs completed

From thousands of refurbished hotel rooms to dozens of cinemas and casinos, Phelan Construction prides itself on the wide range of high-quality projects that we have completed across the country.

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35 years in operation

First incorporated in 1987 by Kieran O’Phelan, the business has grown from strength to strength in the past three decades, taking on increasingly more challenging commercial refurbishment and fit-out projects.

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Reaching £77 million turnover

Phelan Construction has demonstrated growth year-on-year thanks to the perfect delivery of a wide range of commercial refurbishment projects throughout the UK for clients large and small.

Phelan Location
Head office in Essex UK

Although Phelan Construction operates across the UK, our head office is based in North Essex. Easily accessible for London and the East Anglian region, we work with a wide range of trusted contractors.

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Award-winning projects

From outstanding customer satisfaction to construction employer of the year to excellent projects and H&S, Phelan clocks up a catalogue of awards every year.

Phelan Cost
Contract values up to £10m

At Phelan Construction, we work on a wide breadth of refurbishment to newbuild projects with contract values ranging from £100k and less, up to £10m. From minor works to major capital projects and public sector frameworks, we cover a variety of contract-types for our clients.


At Phelan, we adhere to the three Ps – Pride, Passion and People. It is our mission to ensure our people deliver perfect jobs with a passion that we can be proud of. We have worked hard over the last three decades to develop our company culture and ensure everyone working on our sites lives and breathes the same ethos that we began with back in 1987.

Perfect Delivery

In order to fulfil our mission statement, we have adopted the Perfect Delivery scheme to hold our employees and projects accountable. We hold great pride in the work we do and want to ensure we are measuring this against stringently high standards. We understand the value of continuous improvement and are always looking for ways to better ourselves.

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Our Projects

Grosvenor Casinos UK

Golden Horseshoe Casino, Bayswater
Sumptuous Refurbishment

Essex County Council

Great Bardfield Primary
School Expansion and Remodelling

Thames Christian College

Thames Christian College
Complete Fit-Out of Core Building

Colchester Borough Council

Mercury Theatre, Colchester
Theatre Extension and Redevelopment

Staywell Holdings

The Prince Akatoki, London
Hotel Alteration and Fit-Out

Cine UK

Picturehouse, Bromley
Cinema Alteration and Fit-Out

Global Gaming Ventures

Victoria Gate Casino, Leeds
Super Casino Fit-Out


Kerb, Thomas Neals Yard
Food Hall Fit-Out

Genting Casinos UK Ltd

Genting Resorts World, Birmingham
Mixed Use Fit-Out

Vapiano UK

Vapiano, Nationwide
Restaurant Fit-Out

Some of our clients

A brief history

Since its inception in 1987, Phelan has grown from strength to strength. After starting life working on many nightclub and bar fit-out and refurbishment projects, Phelan now oversees contracts in sectors including hospitality, healthcare, leisure, commercial, education and council frameworks. Phelan’s clients have included the likes of Cadogan, IHG, Essex County Council, Cineworld, Genting Casinos, and Tiptree Jam. Phelan has successfully transferred its agile skills of delivering high-quality fast-track refurbishment projects within live or sensitive environments to the sectors that we work in today.

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SECBE Constructing Excellence Awards

People Development Award Finalist

National Building Awards

WINNER: Project of the Year 2019

SECBE Constructing Excellence Awards 2018

WINNER: Outstanding Customer Satisfaction Award

RoSPA Health and Safety Awards

Silver, 2017 and Gold, 2018, 2019