About Us

Founded in 1974, Coffey is a family owned engineering-led Civil Engineering, Environmental and Building contracting group of companies (Coffey Construction Ltd, Coffey Construction (I) Ltd and Coffey Water Ltd).  We operate in every major construction sector and we undertake work throughout the UK and Ireland.  We are passionate about quality and efficiency, and this passion drives our belief in delivering projects with a directly-employed workforce.

Coffey prides itself on delivering quality projects safely, on time and within budget.  The hallmarks of our contracts are innovative solutions, engineering ingenuity, professional construction management and adherence to the highest safety and quality standards.

Coffey is committed to helping all our clients achieve competitive advantage through an analytical and innovative approach to design and construction.

Throughout Coffey, we nurture an environment where critical thinking and creative problem-solving are encouraged and rewarded. We pride ourselves on our ability to be highly responsive and flexible.


Wherever practical we undertake our work using directly employed staff and tradespeople.  This policy is at the heart of our safety and quality agenda.  Our personnel are provided with extensive training, and their competence to undertake the tasks assigned to them is assured through our Integrated Management System which is accredited to OHSAS 18001, ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.

Our range of construction services includes: 

Coffey has a substantial modern Civil Engineering plant fleet which covers the full spectrum of Civil Engineering needs and provides us with the flexibility to meet the daily demands of our construction projects.  To maintain our plant fleet, we constructed a purpose-built, fully equipped plant maintenance depot at our Head Office.

Our Values and Our People

Coffey employs high calibre individuals from a broad skills base and selects the precise mix of skills and experience demanded by each project.  Over our 40 years of trading, we have earned a reputation for professional excellence.

The company and its employees actively subscribe to a set of core values. These values underpin the way in which we conduct our business and the respect we show each other.

Our people are our most important competitive resource – our people determine our reputation and vitality.  We are committed to creating a safe place for our employees to work, grow and prosper, and we respect and value their input and opinion.  Teamwork is fundamental to our culture.