The company was created in 2000 and is a well established building contractor capable of taking on large building contracts. Our background as master carpenters ensures meticulous attention to detail on all projects large or small.
There are three company directors with over 50 years combined construction experience:
Barry started McGovern Design & Build in 2000 following 5 years of working as a Master Carpenter in San Francisco, California. His early involvement in the project gives him a thorough understanding of the design specification process, and he uses his knowledge of materials and restoration to get the best design outcome for each project.
Steven has been with the company since 2006 and has worked in the building industry for over 20 years. He studied Quantity Surveying at Liverpool University and has extensive experience managing large construction projects across Southeast England. Steve's background gives him a valuable perspective of project and time management. He is closely involved with clients, architects and engineers in the early phases of the project to help refine the design-to-budget constraints.
Peter Mcknight joined the company in 2010 and brings with him 20 years of past experience working in the construction industry.
After graduating from Queen's University in Belfast, Peter moved to london in 1991 and worked for a large civil engineering firm. He then travelled to California and worked in landscaping before moving to Sydney, Australia where he ran his own landscaping company for three years. returning to london in 2002 Peter worked in the sports construction industry before joining Mcgovern Design & Build. His broad experience in various facets of construction has proved a welcome addition to the management team.